Calendar of events hosted by PCI, the Penn community, and our regional partners.

What to expect from a successful medical device product development


Efficient and effective product development is a crucial step for commercializing new technologies. It sits between defining a minimum viable product and manufacturing, en route to being able to sell a desirable product to eager customers. This presentation will serve as an introduction to product development for entrepreneurs and innovators, with an emphasis on medical […]

President’s Innovation Prize Deadline


Created by Penn President Amy Gutmann to strengthen Penn’s commitment under the Penn Compact 2020 to innovation, the President’s Innovation Prize will provide a graduating Penn senior, or team of graduating seniors, $100,000 (plus a $50,000 living stipend per team member) to envision and implement an innovative, commercial venture that makes a positive difference in the […]

Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge: Healthcare Transformation through Nurse-led Tech


We invite nurses and nursing students worldwide to bring their experiences, ideas, and insights to help create nurse-led technologies, tech-enabled protocols devices or treatment approaches that can help drive healthcare transformation including but not limited to tech that aims to: Improve patient care and outcomes in any disease state or care setting Create efficiencies for […]

Undergraduate Translational Research Immersion Program


The undergraduate Translational Research Immersion Program (TRIP) provides students at participating institutions experiential learning opportunities in the field of clinical and translational research (CTR). Partnering institutions include Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College, Howard University, Florida A&M University, Franklin & Marshall College, Lincoln University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, Swarthmore College, University of Pennsylvania, University of Puerto […]

IP Trends for Emerging Penn Engineering Technologies


This free webinar is hosted by the Penn Center for Innovation and Penn Engineers for faculty, researchers, and students. This session will discuss the latest trends in intellectual property and patenting for engineers, including robotics, nanotechnology, med-tech and more. Register here; free; virtual. The featured speaker is Aaron Rabinowitz, Partner at BakerHostetler  

Penn Nursing Story Slam

Annenberg Center for Performing Arts 3680 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

The Nursing Story Slam brings together nurse storytellers from Penn Nursing and Penn Medicine to share their true, personal stories that explore the breadth, depth, and diversity of nursing. This year’s Nursing Story Slam will take place on February 16, 2022 from 7pm - 8:30pm ET, and will be held in person at the Harold Prince Theater […]



The February speaker is Olivia McPherson, Program Manager, JPOD@PHILADELPHIA. Olivia will discuss how the JPOD at the Pennovation Center can help advance your commercialization goals.  Register here; free; virtual. The Spring 2022 Speaker Series is a free educational event hosted by the Penn Center for Innovation and Penn Medicine. Each month, a different speaker will […]

Skip to content