Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

This year's showcase was one of the best yet! Thank you to those who attended and to all the innovators and entrepreneurs who contributed.

Check out the innovations showcased. Meet the innovators, watch a video or request more information.

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!

Compete and Win!

Celebrate with us as we award a total of $35,000 to the student winners of the Wells Student Healthcare Competition and $18,000 to the winners of the Kuzneski Innovation Cup!

The event kicks off Science 2016!

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Registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome.

Registration closes at 5pm Friday, October 14th. 

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Schedule of Events

 

       4:00 p.m.    MICHAEL G. WELLS ENTREPRENEURIAL SCHOLARS LECTURE - Healthcare Investor Panel

Science Lecture Hall, Third Floor, Alumni Hall

Healthcare Entrepreneurship Investment Panel 

This year the Wells Lecture will consist of a panel of top healthcare entrepreneurs and investors who will share advice and experience for getting new healthcare innovations funded and commercialized. 

Investor Panelists include:
Nick Pliam – Venture Partner, Bay City Capital
Mike Powell - General Partner, Soffinova Ventures
Jane Holmes Hollingsworth – Founding Managing Partner, Militia Hill Ventures
Michael Wells - Managing Director, Princeton Biopharma Capital Partners, LLC

Learn more about our Wells panelists!

Moderator: Jeanne Cunicelli
Executive in Residence, University of Pittsburgh
Board of Trustees, CMU & Former Managing Partner, Bay City Capital



4:45 p.m.    MICHAEL G. WELLS STUDENT HEALTHCARE COMPETITION AND KUZNESKI INNOVATION CUP WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT 

Science Lecture Hall, Third Floor, Alumni Hall

Presenters: Michael G. Wells, Andrew & Laurie Kuzneski 

Earlier in the day, Pitt students will compete as they pitch their innovations to judges from the local business community. Here, the winners of both competitions will be announced!  


 5:00 p.m.    OPENING RECEPTION AND INNOVATION SHOWCASE 
Cocktails & Hors d'oeuvres

J.W. Connolly Ballroom, First Floor, Alumni Hall

Join the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute for a first look at the latest Pitt-generated innovations in healthcare, materials, information technology, analytics, energy and more.

Many of these technologies are available for licensing, and others already form the basis of local, early-stage Pitt spinoff companies. You will have the unique opportunity to network with these inventors and founders, as well as with local entrepreneurs, investors, and community leaders.  


(Please note registering for any of the following sessions will automatically register you for the full Science 2016 conference)

Registration Deadline: Friday, October 14th, 2016

 

   

Registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome.