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Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Powering Invention, Igniting Progress: The Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship inspires, educates and enables others to make an impact on society, improve the regional economy and transform their own careers.  The office is composed of four units: The Innovation Institute, the Office of Industry and Economic Partnerships, the Big Idea Center for student innovation, and the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence.

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. 

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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.