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2023 President’s Prize Winners: Where They Are Now?

The 2023 President’s Innovation Prize (PIP) and President’s Engagement Prize (PEP) winners have each made significant strides over the course of the past year.

Philly Nonprofit Awarded $48 Million to Apply AI in Search for New Uses for Approved Drugs  

AI based on specific algorithms will scan tens of thousands of approved medications and rare diseases to find potential matches.

Penn Nobel-Prize Winners Receive Warm Welcome in Sweden

Karikó and Weissman were celebrated at several days of ceremonies and festivities in Sweden, two months after first learning the news.

Office of the Vice Provost for Research Provides Funding to 2023 Discovering the Future and Accelerating From Lab to Market Research Grant Recipients

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has provided nearly $1 million in funding to support research through Discovering the Future and Accelerating From Lab to Market research grant programs. 

National Academy of Medicine Elects Five Penn Experts 

Five Penn experts have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one of the nation’s highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

Team members of I Corps Team and Penn President’s Prize Winner Sonura are Named Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Inno Under 25”

The group was named as 2023’s Inno Under 25 honorees by the Philadelphia Business Journal.

Carl June to receive the 2024 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

June was awarded for the development of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell immunotherapy.

Penn Spinout and I-Corps Graduate Neuroflow Named as 2023 Fire Awards honorees by PHL Inno

The Fire Awards are PHL Inno’s premiere awards program, showcasing the businesses, institutions and individuals driving the Philadelphia region’s innovation scene forward.

Penn Engineering’s Nader Engheta Receives the Benjamin Franklin Medal for his work on metamaterials  

Engheta was granted this prestigious award, which is one of the world’s oldest science and technology awards, for his transformative innovations in engineering novel metamaterials.

Penn Startups Win Several PACT Enterprise Awards

viTToria Biotherapeutics and Exyn Technologies, both startups co-founded by Penn faculty, won recent awards from the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies.


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