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Announcing the 2022 Y-Prize: Win $10k For Your Ideas!

For ten years, the Y-Prize Competition has brought Penn students together to unleash their creativity, build their entrepreneurial skills—and win money along the way. 

Webinar Recording: Penn Health-Tech

Katherine Reuther, Ph.D., MBA, Executive Director of the Penn Center for Health-Devices and Technology discusses resources to support your medical device idea.

Penn establishes the Center for Precision Engineering for Health with $100 million commitment

Penn announced that it has made a $100 million commitment in its School of Engineering and Applied Science to establish the Center for Precision Engineering for Health.

Penn engineers will develop on-demand, on-site mRNA manufacturing

With an NSF grant, Penn Engineering researchers are developing a new manufacturing technique that would be able to produce mRNA sequences in a way that removes the need for cryogenic temperatures.

No Dead Ends: New material makes for a promising fuel cell electrolyte

Penn Engineers and their colleagues showed that the proton conductivity of their new fluorine-free polymer increases with water content and exceeds that of Nafion, the current industry standard.

Engineers create faster and cheaper COVID-19 testing with pencil lead

To address cost, time and accuracy, a new electrochemical test developed by Penn researchers uses electrodes made from graphite—the same material found in pencil lead.

Packaging-free design quadruples microbatteries’ energy density

New research has shown a way to build and package microbatteries that maximizes energy density even at the smallest sizes.

Beaker List: Top entrepreneurial life science professors @ Penn

IOS, a life science innovation blog by Alix Ventures, featured the top entrepreneurial life science professors at Penn.  The list contained some of the top innovators at Penn, including Drs. Carl June

Latest ‘organ-on-a-chip’ is a new way to study cancer-related muscle wasting

Studying drug effects on human muscles just got easier thanks to a new “muscle-on-a-chip,” developed by a team of researchers from Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Science and Inha University

Neuralert achieves a key milestone

Neuralert is developing a novel invention that addresses the problem of late or undetected stroke in hospitalized patients.

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