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Penn spinout Neuralert Technologies’ stroke detection wristband selected for TIME’s List of the Best Inventions of 2022

The lightweight, non-invasive wristband device can detect the stroke symptoms in as little as 15 minutes.

Penn Engineering Commercialization Speaker Series

This fall, the Penn Center for Innovation and Penn Engineering present three monthly sessions with expert speakers, who will discuss funding, pitching, and open source software for commercialization.

Penn Inventors Recognized as Philadelphia Business Journal’s Inno Under 25 Honorees

Their innovative work was recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal's PHL Inno initiative, which awards people 25 years and younger who are making an impact in the area’s startup ecosystem.

Katie Reuther on The Future of Penn Health-Tech and Penn’s Thriving Innovation Ecosystem

Penn Health-Tech is well known for turning innovative ideas across the health system into useful technologies and products that solve problems and advance health care.

New Applications for Teeth-Cleaning Microrobots, including Dental Treatment and Diagnostics

A proof-of-concept study has shown that these microrobots can also access the difficult-to-reach surfaces of the root canal with controlled precision.

Tech of the Month: Penn Faculty Invent Superlattices of Atomically Thin Materials with Strong Light Absorption for Next-Generation Optical Devices

A team of researchers led by Dr. Deep Jariwala recently developed superlattices that offer controllable thickness, device-scale lateral size, and strong light absorption.

Former Fellow Dr. Rosa María Álvarez, PhD Guest Speaks for PCI Fellows Program

Rosa's experience working in the lab and participating in the PCI Fellows program at Penn helped her gain valuable experience for her career at Deloitte.

School of Dental Medicine and School of Engineering and Applied Science Develop Hands-Free System to Brush and Floss Teeth Using Microrobots

In a proof-of-concept study, microrobots effectively cleaned plaque and decay-causing bacteria from both mock and human teeth. 

Penn Engineering Professor Linh Thi Xuan Phan Joins NSF Project on Cyber-Physical Systems for Transportation Technology

A major goal of this research is to help self-driving cars and other autonomous transportation systems achieve increased efficiency and performance, as well as better safety guarantees.

Penn Engineering Graduates Develop a Device to Reduce Ocean Microplastic Pollution

Read about how May graduates won the 2022 President's Sustainability Prize for their device that reduces microplastic pollution.

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