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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 Jan

The application period for the 2021 Randall Family Big Idea Competition with $100,000 in prize money is now open for Pitt students of all levels and...

January 26, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
04 Feb

The application period for the 2021 Randall Family Big Idea Competition with $100,000 in prize money is now open for Pitt students of all levels and...

February 04, 2021 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
05 Feb

The Women in Computer Science (WiCS), School of Computing and Information, and the Big Idea Center are delighted to bring you She Innovates, Pitt's only...

February 05, 2021 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Feb

The application period for the 2021 Randall Family Big Idea Competition with $100,000 in prize money is now open for Pitt students of all levels and...

February 10, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
12 Feb

A fun way to get introduced to entrepreneurship at Pitt. At this weekend idea generation competition, you will be able to pitch your idea, form a team, work...

February 12, 2021 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

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