Penn Center for Innovation

Sept 23: Join PCI and our partners at Philly Tech Week and Amplify Philly @ Home

Posted on September 14, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

On Wednesday, September 23, Penn is pleased to partner with Philly Tech Week and Amplify Philly on two great virtual events.   Penn Contributions to COVID Solutions: 1pm – 2pm Join PACT and the Penn Center for Innovation for this look at SARS-CoV-2 research and response at Penn and partner institutions. This event is part…

Webinar Recording: SBIR/STTR Resources to Bring Your Technology from Lab to Market

Posted on August 5, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

The Penn Center for Innovation and the National Cancer Institute’s SBIR Development Center hosted a webinar to discuss resources and funding for researchers on August 3, 2020.     The last few months have been challenging for the small business and research communities, which has motivated the NCI SBIR Development Center to create new opportunities…

The 10th annual Philly Tech Week will transform to all virtual

Posted on June 23, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Philly Tech Week is scheduled for September 21 to 25th.  This year, it will be 100% virtual with community events, the Dev conference, and a signature event.  Participants can expect to connect with some of the region’s most fascinating and edge-defining technologists, entrepreneurs, and future makers. Learn more. 

Watch: Innovation @ Penn Virtual Pitch Session

Posted on June 22, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Seven startups pitched to the Wharton Alumni Club of Austin and guests at the Innovation @ Penn first virtual pitch session. The startups pitching are companies that were scheduled to appear at SXSW 2020 until the festival was cancelled. The order of pitches: Alphagora Lilu Zero Eyes Pawsitive Prohibix Atlas Simply Good Jars Learn more…

View the Innovation @ Penn Schedule for SXSW 2020

Posted on February 25, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

PCI is excited to once again be a Tradeshow Exhibitor at SXSW and support the efforts of Amplify Philly. If you will be in Austin, check out our Booth #622 and visit the Amplify Philly House Startups to Meet at Booth #622 Sunday, March 15 10:30am – 2:30pm: Exyn Technologies, FulPhil + Cocoa Press 2:30pm – 4:30pm: Atlas, THRIVE + Alphagora…

Here’s what Amplify Philly, now a nonprofit, has planned for SXSW 2020

Posted on February 24, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

The city’s official presence at Austin’s annual conference/festival/cultural hub is its own independent entity, though it’s still getting lots of support from local stakeholders, including former fiscal sponsor Philly Startup Leaders. This year’s sponsors include the likes of returning bigwigs Comcast, CHOP and the City of Philadelphia (read about the Philadelphia Global Identity Partnership’s branding efforts in the Philly…

Penn Innovation from coast to coast

Posted on January 16, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Whether in Philadelphia, or across the country, stakeholders are eager to attend PCI events that showcase Penn’s latest faculty innovators and cutting-edge startups.  This year’s Innovation @ Penn event in San Francisco was no exception. Almost 200 investors, corporate partners, alumni and supporters converged on Wharton San Francisco’s office at the base of the Bay…

Celebrating Penn Innovators, Inventors, and Partners

Posted on December 4, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

On Tuesday, December 3 at the beautiful Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts in the Van Pelt Library, more than 150 Penn inventors and partners came together to celebrate Penn’s innovation achievements during fiscal year 2019. The fourth annual Celebration of Innovation highlighted the best of the University’s innovators from medical devices…

Innovation at ‘Cellicon Valley’

Posted on December 3, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

PCI was featured in a Penn Today article in advance of the fourth annual Celebration of Innovation. The article highlights key PCI facts and figures about ongoing efforts towards translating discoveries and ideas into products and businesses. Read the Article.

B.PHL Recap: Making the most of innovation in our backyard

Posted on October 21, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Philly was abuzz with activity this week with the launch of the first annual B.PHL innovation festival.  The 3-day long festival featured more than 200 panels, workshops, and events and stretched from Temple to Center City, University City, and Grey’s Ferry. Penn participated in B.PHL as a marketing partner, via panels, and as a host…