Penn Center for Innovation

RAIN 2021 – Collaboration as the New Normal

Posted on June 17, 2021 — Jessica Jones Gupta

The University City Science Center annual RAIN Conference is back on July 22nd – and taking place in-person! When the pandemic hit, even perceived competitors collaborated for the greater good, which is why this year’s program will explore “Goodwill,” a theme that has emerged as we move towards our collective new normal. Conference Agenda: Welcome…

Cellicon Valley – Commercialization of CAR-T technology webinar

Posted on May 17, 2021 — Jessica Jones Gupta

As home to the first FDA-approved cell and gene therapies, Penn Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are international leaders who have helped propel Philadelphia into Cellicon Valley, with Penn ranking 1st among global universities for CAR-T cell patents according to Nature. CAR T represents a turning point in the history of human medicine, a…

Passage Bio wins the Life Sciences PA Deal of the Year Award

Posted on May 12, 2021 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Life Sciences PA has announced that Passage Bio is the recipient of their 2021 Deal of the Year Award.  This award, and several others, will be given out at their Annual Ceremony which this year is a Tailgate at Citizens Bank Park on Wed, May 26.  Register here. 

Innovation @ Penn during Philly Tech Week 2021

Posted on May 3, 2021 — Jessica Jones Gupta

PCI and its many partners at Penn are once again proud to participate and support Philly Tech Week 2021.  PCI will be hosting and headlining two different programs during the week, details of which can be found below. On May 10th at 1pm, PCI and PACT are hosting the Penn Emerging Startup Showcase which will feature…

Y-Prize Competition 2020-2021 Grand Finale

Posted on April 19, 2021 — Jessica Jones Gupta

You’re invited! Come see the pitches by four Y-Prize finalist teams as they look to take home the $10,000 grand prize. We’ll show 10-minute presentations, followed by a Q&A between the judging panel and each team. The judges will announce a winner. RVSP Here

B. PHL returns for 2021

Posted on April 6, 2021 — Jessica Jones Gupta

B. PHL Fest 2021, will focus on unity and collaboration, awakening the innovative spirit in all of us and encouraging attendees and participants to learn, listen, connect and discover new ways to think, re-think, create, and activate change. A knowledge laboratory of sorts, the 3-day series of events, workshops, concerts, and interactive experiences provides opportunities…

Symposium: Cellicon Valley ’21: The Future of Cell and Gene Therapies

Posted on March 18, 2021 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Participants will leave with up-to-date, practical information which will have immediate clinical application, and an understanding of critical research initiatives that are rapidly driving this field forward, as well as the technical and scientific background on the current state, and where the latest scientific advances may take the field. Virtual Symposium, Thurs, May 6 –…

Webinar Recording: IP and Patenting for Engineers

Posted on November 25, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Hosted by the Penn Center for Innovation and Penn Engineering focused on the latest trends in intellectual property and patent protection with a focus on recent trends in the engineering and university commercialization sectors. The featured speaker was Aaron Rabinowitz, Partner at BakerHostetler.  

Webinar Recording: An Introduction to Venture Capital

Posted on — Jessica Jones Gupta

On November 12, 2020, the Penn Center for Innovation and Penn Medicine hosted Kirsten Leute of Osage University Partners for a VC 101 discussion on the basics any founder should know about venture capital.  

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…