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PCI and Pennovation Center sponsor Philly Tech Week and PACT Capital Conference

As part of Philly Tech Week 2021, PCI and PACT hosted a pitch event featuring six of the most innovative startups emerging from Penn. As part of this Emerging Startup Showcase, Barbara Schilberg of BioAdvance, Emily Foote of Osage Venture Partners and Margalit Haber of Osage University Partners provided on-the-spot feedback to presenting companies. This year’s lineup of tech and healthcare companies included:

  • Cantius Therapeutics (Penn Medicine) – 5:37
  • Infini-Fluidics (Penn Engineering) – 15:14
  • Metal Light (Penn Engineering) – 22:53
  • Myoarete (Penn Medicine) – 30:34
  • Neoneur (Penn Nursing) – 39:41
  • School Sims (Penn GSE) – 48:01

The Innovation @ Penn community also participated in two educational events:

Penn Contributions to COVID Solutions: 

A look at SARS-CoV-2 research and response at Penn and partner institutions. Hosted in partnership with Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) featuring:

  • Ping Wang, PhD, DABCC, FAACC, Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Henry Daniell, Ph.D Vice-Chair and W.D. Miller Professor, Department of Basic & Translational Sciences, School of Dental Medicine
  • Yale E. Goldman, MD, PhD Professor of Physiology; Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics and Cell & Molecular Biology, Perelman School of Medicine

Philly Tech Week Introduced Conference

  • Anish Kumar, Managing Director of the Pennovation Center, spoke on the panel of the Universities as Economic Drivers session during the PTW Introduced Conference.
  • Philly Tech Week

PACT Capital Conference

The 2020 PACT Capital Conference brings together key leaders from private equity, venture capital, universities, and the entrepreneurial community. Penn had 11 companies represented including PCI Ventures UPstart companies, Pennovation tenants, and participants in the JPOD:

Early Stage Selections

Health Care Selections

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