A Center City biotech company is using an algorithm to help patients with memory loss

Posted on July 29, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Nia Therapeutics’ technology stimulates memory for patients with traumatic brain injury. On the roadmap: treating mild cognitive impairments and Alzheimer’s disease, too. Read on Technical.ly Philly website.

The OrVac wins the Pennovation Accelerator Summer 2019 Pitch Day

Posted on July 26, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

The competition was stiff at this summer’s Pennovation Accelerator Pitch Day, held on Thursday, July 25.  So much so, that judges deliberation took longer than on any previous pitch day. But in the end, The OrVac, a medical device invented by Tyiwanna Carter, got the win and the prize of $5,000 and six months of…

Three-dimensional printing turns fiction into medical reality

Posted on July 25, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Three-dimensional printing—sometimes called additive manufacturing—uses millions of coordinates to deposit small amounts of material in specific areas based on a computer-aided design (CAD). While the technology dates back to the mid-1980s, it’s only been in the past several years that its potential has come to the forefront, especially in the health care environment. Indeed, 3D…

Fall 2019 Penn companies seeking capital

Posted on July 24, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

The fall 2019 Penn companies raising capital from venture capitalists and other sources has been announced. View the list

‘Smart aviary’ at Pennovation Works poised to break new ground in behavioral research

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A collaboration that has brought together biologists, engineers, and physicists from Penn centers to study the reproductive behavior of birds using machine learning in a custom-built aviary at Pennovation Works. Read more

Penn Law is accepting clients for their pro-bono Intellectual Property and Technology Legal Clinic

Posted on July 23, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Free transactional intellectual property counsel at Penn Law!  The Detkin Intellectual Property and Technology Legal Clinic is accepting clients for the new semester. The clinic is a “teaching law-firm” where Penn Law students represents clients without charge under the supervision of faculty practitioners. The clinic can: Audit technology, innovation or artistic creation for IP issues;…

People of PCI: Jessica Jones Gupta

Posted on July 22, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

The Penn Center for Innovation is often the behind-the-scenes force promoting Penn discoveries, innovation, and technology. With this new blog series, we’re moving the amazing PCI staff into the spotlight to learn about what they do, what led them to PCI, and how their work helps the greater Penn community. The first spotlight shines on…

Benchmarks Q&A with Carter Caldwell

Posted on July 18, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Penn Benchmarks (Preclinical and Discovery Science at Penn Medicine newsletter) interview with Carter Caldwell. Read more.

Joint call for proposals for medical devices and health technology

Posted on July 12, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Penn Health-Tech and the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation invite faculty and staff from the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine, and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to submit proposals for pilot funding by September 23, 2019 at 5pm. The goal of this funding is to support the development of medical device and health…

PCI at Life Science Future – MedTech 2019

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On Wednesday, July 10, the Philadelphia region hosted the first Life Science Future – MedTech conference at the Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel. The day-long conference connected those in the Mid-Atlantic medical device, diagnostics, and digital health community, including researchers, startups, business leaders, and investors with the goal of forming relationships that could take products and…