Penn Center for Innovation

Advanced Therapies Intensive for PSOM Researchers

Posted on May 11, 2021 — Jessica Jones Gupta

The University of Pennsylvania is partnering with King’s Health Partners, a branch of King’s College London, to provide a research and training experience. Join us for a one-week intensive led by Dr. Emma Meagher focusing on immersion into the advanced therapies experience. Penn and CHOP participants will have the opportunity to learn from their peers…

Baxter Young Investigator Awards 2021

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Applications are now being accepted for the 2021 Baxter Young Investigator Awards (BYIA). The BYIA is an annual program sponsored by Baxter to support and promote innovative research applicable to the development of critical therapies and clinical diagnostics. All applicants must be currently enrolled graduate students or postdoctoral fellows in North, Central, or South America…

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…

Quantitative Radiology Solutions receives 510(k) FDA clearance

Posted on April 21, 2021 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Quantitative Radiology Solutions (QRS), a privately-held company that enables body-wide analysis of medical images to personalize cancer treatment decisions, announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Automatic Anatomy Recognition (AAR) technology for use in radiation treatment planning. AAR is a software-only medical device that automatically…

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…

Vivodyne is the latest startup from Penn Bioengineering to raise $4 million in Seed Funding, led by Kairos Ventures

Posted on March 29, 2021 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Vivodyne, a bio-pharma startup from Penn Bioengineering, announced it has raised $4 million in seed funding. Vivodyne is developing a new bio-pharma discovery pipeline that starts and ends in lab-grown human tissue. This funding round is led by Kairos Ventures, a company that invests in scientific discoveries and commercializes them into viable businesses. The $4…

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 –…

Penn-affiliated Startups Actively Fundraising – Spring 2021

Posted on March 16, 2021 — Jessica Jones Gupta

PCI supports and facilitates startup formation and growth through our startup creation programs and our licensing partnerships. This list of Penn affiliated startups are actively fundraising. For more information and to directly contact these companies, please email: pciinfo@pci.upenn.edu   Download and share this list   Diagnostic Companies Chip Diagnostics (series A) is commercializing an innovative…

Research at Penn 2021 brochure

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Innovative Research at Penn continues despite the pandemic. A coronavirus policy response simulator, uterine transplant childbirth, sustainable pig farms, CRISPR-edited immune cells and more. Check out the new Research at Penn 2021 brochure!

Avisi Technologies Co-Founder and CEO featured in medical technology podcast

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Rui Jing Jiang of Avisi Technologies, a Pennovation Center tenant and former winner of the President’s Innovation Prize, was interviewed on the podcast Spotlight on Women in Health Ventures. She talked about the Visiplate technology’s road to commercialization and Penn’s role in the process. Listen to her interview