Penn Center for Innovation

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.  

Neuralert Technologies LLC awarded PRIMA Grant

Posted on November 4, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Neuralert Technologies LLC ( has been awarded PRIMA (Philadelphia Regional Integrated Medicine Alliance) Grant funding by Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA. PRIMA links discovery, infrastructure, information and analysis systems and commercialization resources to enable startups, large companies, universities, hospitals, and other nonprofit organizations and regional life science stakeholders to collaborate to accelerate technology…

FloBio selected as a 2020 Falling Walls finalist for Science Start-Up Breakthrough of the Year

Posted on October 22, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

FloBio, an early stage medical diagnostic company announced that it was selected by Falling Walls Venture as a finalist for the Falling Walls Breakthrough of the Year in the category of Science Start-Ups.   FloBio is breaking the wall of diagnosing bleeding and thrombotic risk by pioneering a novel point-of-care diagnostic platform that enables clinicians…

PCI 101 Webinar Recording: Penn Programs to Support SEAS and Engineering Innovation

Posted on October 21, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Meet the Penn Center for Innovation and discover how PCI supports Penn engineers from ideas to licensing to startup formation. The PCI engineering licensing team will be on hand to explain how PCI works, available programs, and tips and resources for commercializing your engineering idea. This event will feature: Pamela Beatrice, Ph.D., PCI Engineering Licensing…

Webinar Recording: Latest Intellectual Property Trends for Life Sciences

Posted on October 15, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

A commercialization webinar presented by the Penn Center for Innovation and Dr. Kathryn Doyle, Partner, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr. This webinar overviewed the basics of intellectual property and patent protection, as well as the latest trends and legal decisions specific to IP in medicine and life sciences. This event is the second in the…

Webinar Recording: Penn Contributions to COVID Solutions

Posted on September 30, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Watch the presentation from PACT and the Penn Center for Innovation as part of the 10th annual Philly Tech Week. This talk featured SARS-CoV-2 research and response at Penn and partner institutions. Speakers: Ping Wang, PhD, DABCC, FAACC / Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Henry…

Webinar Recording: Insider Insights from Women Founders in Tech

Posted on September 24, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Starting and scaling a business is hard. Being a female founder in tech is even harder. It takes an entrepreneurial spirit who is willing to take risks, be vulnerable, and iterate to build a startup. Doing this in a male-dominated industry can present challenges but, overall, the opportunities and rewards of building something from the…

Webinar Recording: COVID’s Impact on Life Science Investing

Posted on September 20, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

This webinar was hosted by the Penn Center for Innovation and featured Barbara Shilberg, Managing Director and CEO, BioAdvance. Barbara discussed how Covid-19 has impacted VC funding for life sciences discoveries.  

Innovation @ Penn is a sponsor of Philly Tech Week

Posted on September 16, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

The Innovation @ Penn team, including PCI and Pennovation Works, is proud to support Philly Tech Week 2020. #PTW20 is September 21 to 25th and is all virtual this year and includes both free and paid events. To view the full calendar of activities, visit Representatives from Penn will be active throughout the conference,…