Penn Center for Innovation

Turning the Tide: Fast fentanyl testing can save lives

Posted on September 23, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

For the first responders treating a possible opioid overdose, it is vitally important to quickly identify the drug the patient took. A dosage of naloxone administered immediately to someone overdosing on fentanyl can bring them back from the brink and prevent long-term damage. Unfortunately, the recent influx of illegal fentanyl and fentanyl-laced drugs, means that…

Applications are now open for the Rothberg Catalyzer at Penn

Posted on August 26, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Most people have heard of a hackathon, but the Rothberg Catalyzer at Penn is a makerthon. Instead of the classic hackathon focus on software development, a makerthon is where students compete to build innovative hardware solutions for healthcare problems. The makerthon portion of the Rothberg Catalyzer at Penn is an immersive two-day event to encourage…

Recently Awarded Patents (April, May + June 2019)

Posted on August 7, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

We are proud to recognize the following inventors who were issued patents between April and June 2019. Congratulations!   US Patents (15) Chitosan-Based Matrices And Uses Thereof By Bert O’Malley, MD of Penn Medicine Patent 10,245,274 Issued: 4/2/2019 Technology Description   Random RNA Libraries, Methods Of Generating Same, And Screening Methods Utilizing Same By James Wilson,…

Leggy bots, flying bots, building bots: Here’s what Penn’s robotics hub is up to (Technically Philly)

Posted on May 21, 2019 — pennadmin

Technically Philly, May 10, 2019 Celebration is critical and today we’re celebrating robots, Dean Miller said to the crowd gathered in Pennovation Center, the University of Pennsylvania’s research hub in Grays Ferry on Wednesday morning. Read More

For Philly Tech Week, a showcase for cutting-edge robots (Penn Today)

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Penn Today, May 8, 2019 Gavin Kenneally is set to finish his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering soon, but when he stepped up to the podium yesterday before an audience of Philadelphia-area entrepreneurs and potential funders, he was wearing a different hat: co-founder of Ghost Robotics. Read More

Quarterly Patents (October, November, December 2018)

Posted on February 4, 2019 — pennadmin

We are proud to recognize the following inventors who have been issued patents in the last quarter. Congratulations! US Patents (27) Country Principal Investigator Patent # Patent Title Issue Date United States Barton 10,111,934 IGF-1 Proteins and Therapeutic Uses Thereof  10/30/2018 United States Bennett 10,155,794 Gene Therapy for Disorders Related to Cep290  12/18/2018 United States…

Quarterly Patents (July, August, September 2018)

Posted on October 1, 2018 — pennadmin

We are proud to recognize the following inventors who have been issued patents in the last quarter. Congratulations! US Patents (26) Country Principal Investigator Patent Number Patent Title Issue Date United States Amaravadi 10,048,052 Novel Bisaminoquinoline Compounds, Pharmaceutical Compositions Prepared Therefrom and Their Use  8/14/2018 United States Bushman 10,058,576 Compositions and Methods Comprising a Defined…

Philly Tech Week: PCI Round up

Posted on May 8, 2018 — pennadmin

From April 27 to May 5, Philadelphia celebrated the 8th annual  Philly Tech Week. As a sponsor, Penn participated in many events, including hosting the “Grow” track at the new Introduced by Technically conference on May 3, and bringing together several departments and organizations for a trade show table at the Signature Event on Friday…

How to sustain momentum in the fight against cancer (Technically Philly, May 1, 2018)

Posted on May 1, 2018 — pennadmin

  Dr. Carl June gets emotional when he remembers that moment — a historic one in science, by most accounts — when the first patient to receive experimental CAR T-cell treatment against advanced blood cancer, developed by his team, came back from the brink of death. Read More 

Reverse the Clock on Parkinson’s Disease

Posted on April 23, 2018 — pennadmin

Learn about ground-breaking research from Dr. Kacy Cullen and his team