The ENIAC was born in Philly 75 years ago. Here’s how to celebrate the computer’s anniversary this week

Posted on February 10, 2021 — Jessica Jones Gupta

A week’s worth of virtual events (and a haiku) to celebrate the local legacy of the world’s first all-electronic, programmable computer engineered at the University of Pennsylvania. Read more on Philly

First-generation Penn student invents wearable light for nurses

Posted on February 8, 2021 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Anthony Scarpone-Lambert, a 21-year-old University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing senior living in the campus’ Lauder College House, hopes to follow iconic tradition and become a dormitory-launched capitalist. He and his cofounder have created what Jeffrey Babin, associate director of Penn Engineering Entrepreneurship, lauded as a “simple but elegant” solution to the problem of hospital…

Philly Ranked Sixth Among the Nation’s Top Markets for Life Sciences

Posted on — Jessica Jones Gupta

With an established, yet continually growing market, Philadelphia is ranked among Boston, San Francisco and others on Newmark’s 2020 year-end report. Read More in the Philadelphia Magazine

The Penn Medicine Innovation Accelerator Program

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The Innovation Accelerator Program supports faculty and staff from across Penn Medicine in their efforts to develop, test, and implement new approaches to improve health care delivery and patient outcomes. Working closely with innovation advisors, teams selected to participate in the program move through multiple phases of work to validate solutions and bring successful innovations…

Penn Dental, Penn Engineering unite to form Center for Innovation & Precision Dentistry

Posted on February 1, 2021 — Jessica Jones Gupta

The new Center will bring the two schools together to accelerate the development of new solutions and devices to address unmet needs in oral health. ith the shared vision to transform the future of oral health care, Penn’s School of Dental Medicine and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have united to form the Center for Innovation & Precision Dentistry…

A prof at Penn’s GRASP Lab snagged Toyota Research Institute funding for robotics research

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Penn was picked as one of 13 universities to receive part of $75 million in funding for a five-year artificial intelligence research program from the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), one of the biggest collaborative research programs by an automotive company worldwide. Read More on Philly