• Pitt student entrepreneurs forge unique paths

    Pitt senior Coleman Stavish leveraged the Cooperative Education Program to help get his company off the ground. Read his story

  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community

    The Innovation & Entrepreneurial Living Learning Community is a collaborative effort on campus to bring freshman together to learn about innovation and entrepreneurship.

  • Evan Facher, Charlie Batch and Impellia
    Startup Opportunities

    Charlie Batch and the Impellia group are developing 3 Pitt Innovations. For more on Pitt startup opportunities, visit our "Featured Innovations" section.

  • NanoVision

    Bioengineering/medicine professor Yang Liu, medicine professor Randall Brand, and their team see a big future for the startup commercializing this new cancer-detection microscope system.

  • Commercializing Innovation

    Pitt's Innovation Institute advances entrepreneurship, commercialization, and economic development growing out of work by Pitt Innovators like Steven Benso...

Innovation Commercialization

Whether you’re a Pitt researcher or a potential commercial partner looking for startup opportunities or inventions to license, the Innovation Institute has tools to help you.  Learn more about commercialization »


Enterprise Development

If you’re a Pitt Innovator interested in starting a new company around an innovation that emerges from your Pitt research or an entrepreneur or investor looking for new-venture opportunities at Pitt:


Student Entrepreneurship

If you’re a Pitt student with entrepreneurial aspirations, the Institute provides hands-on educational programs, competitions, and support to help you develop your ideas into startups.


Entrepreneurial Assistance

If you’re a local entrepreneur or business leader looking for networking, education or assistance to start, grow or transition your closely held business, begin here.