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Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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The Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship includes the Innovation Institute, which strengthens the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship at Pitt by providing a suite of facilitation and support services for innovators, from protecting intellectual property to the commercialization of new discoveries through licensing and/or new enterprise development. It also includes the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, which provides a dynamic mix of consulting, education, and networking opportunities for businesses in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Technologies Available for Licensing

Pitt innovators are translating their discoveries into solutions for many unmet needs in today's world. Take a look at these world-class discoveries available for licensing.

Resources for Small Business Leaders

Through customized consulting and deep connections to the region’s entrepreneurs, the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence helps business leaders who are starting, growing, or transitioning a business. 

Portal to Services and Offerings

So how can we help you? Tell us a little about yourself and what you're looking to accomplish.

Invention Disclosure

Before publishing, presenting, or sharing your data with outside parties, please submit an invention disclosure to the Innovation Institute. 

Partner Resources

The office also provides government agencies, industry leaders, and economic development organizations with access to the University's resources. Through collaborative partnerships, we help to drive economic growth and innovation.