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Pitt innovators have broken the patent record two years in a row.

Pitt advanced into the top third of the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents Ranking for 2016topping Duke University, Yale University and other top research institutions.

come and explore some of the latest innovations at the Innovation Showcase!

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Who Should Attend? 

Entrepreneurs, investors, start-up enthusiasts, faculty, students, economic development leaders, or anyone interested in the availability of new technologies and the growing local start up community are invited to attend! 
Wigle Whiskey is back again to serve signature innovation cocktails!*


The event will kick off Science 2017

Available Technologies 

See All Featured Innovations

Check back for more exciting updates regarding our 2017 Innovation Showcase participants!

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Celebrate with us as we award a total of $35,000 to the student winners of the Wells Student Healthcare Competition and $27,500 to the winners of the Kuzneski Innovation Cup!


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4 p.m. Michael G. Wells Entrepreneurial Scholars Lecture

Science Lecture Hall (3rd Floor), Alumni Hall

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4:45 p.m. 

Michael G. Wells Student Health Care Competition & Kuzneski Innovation Cup Winner Annoucement
Science Lecture Hall (3rd Floor), Alumni Hall


5:00 p.m. 

Innovation Showcase

Connolly Ballroom, Alumni Hall


 Getting There


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Check out the 2016 Innovation Showcase & meet the innovators, watch a video or request more information.

*You must be 21 or over to have a Wigle Whiskey cocktail.