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    4 p.m. Michael G. Wells Entrepreneurial Lecture 
    4:45 p.m. Announcement of Pitt Ventures Challenge Winners 
    5 p.m. Innovation Showcase
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Join us for the 2019 Innovation Showcase: October 16

This is your opportunity to explore some of these latest Pitt innovations.

The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute is proud to invite you to meet our inspiring faculty and student innovators and see their innovations in areas such as healthcare, materials, IoT, IT, analytics, energy and more at the annual Innovation Showcase.

We will be serving signature cocktails & hors d'oeuvres while you network with innovators, researchers, Pitt faculty, students, and industry experts.

Many of these technologies are available for licensing, and others already form the basis of local, early-stage Pitt spinoff companies.

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Pre-Registration is now closed. You may still register on-site.

 Pitt Innovators Continue to Power Invention and Ignite Progress. (Read More.)

come and explore Pitt's latest innovations THAT aRE CREATING REAL-WORLD IMPACT.



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The Showcase kicks off Science at the University of Pittsburgh each year.   Click here to learn about Science 2019, the University's annual showcase of regional science and technology. 


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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! 

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2019 Schedule of Events

 4 p.m. Michael G. Wells Entrepreneurial Scholars Lecture
Auditorium (7th Floor), Alumni Hall

We are proud to present a panel of University of Pittsburgh innovators & past Michael G. Wells competitors who have moved on to create a startup company based upon their university technology. 

Since it's inception in 2011, 51 student teams have participated in the annual Michael G. Wells Competition.  17 or 33% of the teams have spunout of the university as a startup company. 

Listen as they share their entrepreneurial journeys since commercializing Pitt research discoveries.

Renerva- Lorenzo Soletti, CEO
pathVu- Eric Sinagra, CEO
OK2StandUP- Eunice Yang, CEO

Rich Lunak,  President and CEO of Innovation Works will moderate the panel.

4:45 p.m. Michael G. Wells Student Health Care Competition 

Kuzneski Innovation Cup
Auditorium (7th Floor), Alumni Hall

Celebrate with us as we award over $62,000 to the student winners of the Wells Student Healthcare Competition and the Kuzneski Innovation Cup!

 5:00 p.m. Innovation Showcase 
J.W. Connolly Ballroom, Alumni Hall

Join the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute for a first look at the latest Pitt-generated innovations in health care, assistive technologies, Internet of things, information technology, human performance and more.

Many of these technologies are available for licensing, and others already form the basis of local, early-stage Pitt spinoff companies.


Our specialty drink for each showcase is hosted by Wigle Whiskey is the Eureka Moment-cello!

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*You must be 21 or over to consume alcohol. 




Directions to Alumni Hall:

Click the link to be routed to Google Maps location of Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260    

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Map of Room: 

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