Events Calendar

Innovation Institute

Established in 2013, The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute is the University’s hub for innovation and entrepreneurship.

The Innovation Institute provides a comprehensive suite of services for Pitt Innovators, from protecting intellectual property to the commercialization of new discoveries through licensing and/or new enterprise development. The Institute also provides a wealth of educational programming, mentoring, and networking for Pitt faculty, staff, students and partners.  It invites alumni, entrepreneurs, and industry partners to collaborate with our faculty and students to help achieve societal impact through commercialization.

Through the affiliated Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, the Innovation Institute also assists entrepreneurs throughout Western Pennsylvania in starting, growing or transitioning their businesses.

Upcoming Events

26 Jul

Attend this rare opportunity to sit down face-to-face and practice pitch your innovation to professionals who have helped fund dozens of local startups...

July 26, 2019 1:00 p.m.
30 Aug

The Innovation Institute has partnered with the largest seed stage investor in Southwestern PA, Innovation Works. Attend this rare opportunity to sit down...

19 Sep

"I" isn't just for's for ICECREAM. Make your dream ice cream sundae while learning about Pitt's innovation & entrepreneurial ecosystem! Learn...

September 19, 2019 5:00 p.m.
23 Oct

Each year, She Creates will be hosted during Women’s Entrepreneurship Week and will discuss the challenges around women as tech leaders and as founders in...

15 Nov

Be a part of the world's largest celebration of innovators and job creators who launch startups and bring ideas to life during this week's Global...

November 15, 2019 6:00 p.m.

Recent Events

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June 28, 2019