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

18 Oct

LifeX Labs offers innovators and entrepreneurs the opportunity to consult with experienced and trusted service providers at no cost. These 30-minute meetings...

24 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...

26 Oct

BlueHack is a two-day novel hackathon for students who have a passion for problem solving around a particular theme. Find a team, join a team, work...

01 Nov

LifeX Labs offers innovators and entrepreneurs the opportunity to consult with experienced and trusted service providers at no cost. These 30-minute meetings...

12 Nov

Start Smart is a series of legal education seminars for entrepreneurs. It is year-round, free, and open to the public. It is hosted by the University of...

November 12, 2019 5:00 p.m.

Recent Events

Innovation Showcase

October 16, 2019

Start Smart Seminars:

October 15, 2019