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…

Christopher B. Murray Named 2020 Citation Laureate, a mark of ‘Nobel Class’ research

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Christopher B. Murray, Richard Perry University Professor in Chemistry and in Materials Science and Engineering, has been selected as a Citation Laureate for 2020. The honor is awarded by Clarivate, the analytics company that operates the citation index Web of Science. This distinction goes to researchers whose work has been deemed “Nobel Class” by being among the…

Penn in the top 5 of all categories in PitchBook’s ranking of top universities with the most entrepreneurs that go on to garner venture funding

Posted on September 29, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

PitchBook has released their international rankings for the university programs that produce the most entrepreneurs that go on to garner venture funding. Read the full rankings. Penn ranked in the top 5 for all categories, specifically: #5 for undergraduate programs #3 for MBA programs #4 for undergraduate programs with female founders #3 for MBA programs…

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 2020.phillytechweek.com. Representatives from Penn will be active throughout the conference,…

The (nearly) complete oral history of the first 10 years of Philly Tech Week

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Why does PTW matter? Ahead of the 10th annual Philly Tech Week presented by Comcast, watch a bunch of the city’s tech, entrepreneurship and innovation leaders recount memories. Read More on Technical.ly Philly Don’t forget to register for PCI’s event on the 23rd 

Colliers LabNotes Interview with Michael Poisel of PCI Ventures

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Colliers LabNotes provides a curated summary of the market news of the discoveries, successes, investments and deals that are shaping the Philadelphia Life Sciences cluster.  In their recent newsletter, they featured a video interview with PCI Ventures’ Michael Poisel.  

Sept 23: Join PCI and our partners at Philly Tech Week and Amplify Philly @ Home

Posted on September 14, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

On Wednesday, September 23, Penn is pleased to partner with Philly Tech Week and Amplify Philly on two great virtual events.   Penn Contributions to COVID Solutions: 1pm – 2pm Join PACT and the Penn Center for Innovation for this look at SARS-CoV-2 research and response at Penn and partner institutions. This event is part…

Philadelphia metro area increases ranking in JLL 2020 U.S. Life Sciences Outlook

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The Philadelphia Metro area is ranked number six among top life sciences clusters in the U.S. in the JLL 2020 U.S. Life Sciences Outlook, which was released on July 28.  The placement for the region is an increase over the 2019 report, which listed Philadelphia at number eight.  JLL, a leading professional services firm that specializes…