Marching toward the market
Rui Jing Jiang and Brandon Kao, winners of the 2018 President’s Innovation Prize, are well on their way to their goal: to gain FDA approval for a device to treat glaucoma.
This startup wants to revolutionize the future of biofabrication
Before the fall of 2012, Orkan Telhan and Karen Hogan didn’t even know each other. Fast forward six years, and the Penn duo has created budding startup Biorealize, with not one—but two—transformative products.
The ‘immunorevolution’ has begun
Penn Medicine experts gathered for a panel discussion about their innovative new approach to harness the body’s own immune system to fight cancer.
Johnson & Johnson lands at Penn
JPOD @ Philadelphia officially launched at Pennovation Works on Nov. 1, expanding the region’s ever-evolving innovation ecosystem.
Promoting innovative, reproducible science: Penn’s Research Excellence Initiative
The two-year effort includes electronic research notebooks, a research symposium, and a task force of faculty and students, all spearheaded by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research.
How Wharton students are using an app to push for a sustainable campus
Through a Penn Green Fund grant, students in the Wharton School helped develop and pilot the Wharton Green Tracker App, meant to unite the campus’s sustainability community.
By the Numbers: Penn Center for Innovation
The Penn Center for Innovation presented its fiscal 2018 “Year in Review,” showcasing its achievements in commercial activities.
Revitalizing and expanding Penn GSE’s space for modern learning
The planned building expansion for the Graduate School of Education adds more than just space: It brings a new approach to building design to accommodate new technologies and spaces for collaboration.
The business of voting
The chaos that befell the 2000 election sparked a revamping of the election technology industry. Wharton experts have drafted a report detailing the business side of modernizing voting technology.
STEM and business classes mesh for Philadelphia high schoolers
As part of the SMASH Wharton program, 35 students live and breathe college life in the summer, staying for three years in Harnwell College House and taking classes at Huntsman Hall.
In the News
Penn Invests $50 million in Biotech in a Bold Bid to Build Philly’s Innovation Cluster
Kevin B. Mahoney of the Perelman School of Medicine and UPHS confirmed Penn’s plans to invest in biotech companies, with long-range goals “to create jobs, synergy and an innovation cluster around Penn technology and spin outs.”
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Penn Makes Third Big Biotech Bet, Helping to Raise $53M for Carisma
Cancer-fighting biotech company Carisma Therapeutics Inc. is the latest addition to Penn’s recently-announced investment plan. Roy Rosin, CIO at Penn Medicine, said, “Penn’s commitment is pretty exciting for this region.”
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