CONSTRUCTION ALERT: Construction activities will be ongoing at the main access road on the Pennovation Works campus through October 2023. During this time, a traffic detour pattern will be in effect.
2021 marks the fifth anniversary of Pennovation Works, the University’s business incubator and laboratory space. Here we take a look at highlights from its research, commercialization, and community activity and celebrate the evolution of the site over the last five years.
The Pennovation Lab is open for business! The 65,000 SF scientifically-advanced building of customizable wet/dry lab or office space suites with 2,000-12,000 SF modules. For more information, visit pennovationlab.com. (Photo credits: MRA, Halkin Mason Photography).
Since June 2020, Cynthia Otto and a team of trainers and researchers have been working to train dogs to be able to detect a smell unique to COVID-19 at a facility in Greencastle, Pa.
On July 16, 2020, the Pennovation Accelerator held their virtual Pitch Day, the culminating event for the six-week program focused on the makings of a strong pitch.
This drone light show was flown as a tribute to medical staff and essential workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic on April 28th at the University of Pennsylvania by Verge Aero.
Take a look back at a sampling of snapshots that shaped another exceptional year in this ecosystem of innovation, where ideas go to work.
A collaboration that has brought together biologists, engineers, and physicists from Penn centers to study the reproductive behavior of birds using machine learning in a custom-built aviary at Pennovation Works.
Penn was built on the concept of innovation. “If it’s new, novel and holds promise to change the world,” says President Amy Gutmann, “you’ll find it at Penn.”
Penn Vet's Working Dog Center was featured on Good Morning America, describing the cancer detection program.
True to vision and just two years from the grand opening, Pennovation Works has emerged as a sought-after hub for innovation and industry.
Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS launched JPOD @ Philadelphia in collaboration with Penn to accelerate healthcare innovation and commercialization in Philadelphia and beyond.
Craig Carnaroli, EVP and CFO at Penn, describes how the Pennovation Center got its start in...
The Pennovation Center is featured in the December 5, 2017 episode of 'Growing Greater Philadelphia: Innovation and Collaboration." (View at 04:00 in this...
The Lower Schuylkill was identified as a prime location to meet this critical need, and a subsequent planning process resulted in a blueprint for revitalization aimed at attracting a diverse array of new and growing businesses.
On September 8th, Pennovation opened its Plaza for the first time with a Pennovation Works Community Concert.
September 2017 marks five years since the opening of Penn Vet's Working Dog Center.
The site at 34th and Grays Ferry has been an incubator for industry and innovation in the Philadelphia area for more than 200 years.
Look for Dr. Vijay Kumar’s group @Penn in an episode of Breakthrough, a scientific documentary TV series on the National Geographic Channel.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf toured the Pennovation Center, met our Innovators and learned more about the great minds at Penn.
University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann, joined by David L. Cohen, chair of Penn’s Board of Trustees, and with the assistance of a four-legged robot “Minitaur,” cut the ribbon on the new Pennovation Center, the University’s new hub for innovation and new business ventures.
The Pennovation Center is featured in the December 13, 2016 episode of 'Growing Greater Philadelphia." (View at 07:18 of this video.)
At the Center’s ribbon cutting ceremony on October 28, Penn President Amy Gutmann officially launches the opening of the Pennovation Center, an iconic new landmark for Penn’s innovation ecosystem.
A state-of-the art greenhouse grows plants that will deliver drugs and vaccines to treat diseases.
At the Center’s one-year anniversary and working dog graduation ceremony, the dogs moved with newfound confidence and purpose.
The University's new tech transfer initiative, the Penn Center for Innovation, streamlines efforts to bring fundamental discoveries out of the lab and into the marketplace.
The Penn community showcased the innovation ecosystem on campus and at the growing Pennovation Works which included a ceremonial groundbreaking of the Pennovation Center.
Lexus and KMel Robotics describe the technology that made this film possible where playful quadrotors explore the city at night.
Innovation and impact are at the heart of Penn Compact 2020, President Amy Gutmann's strategic vision for the university.
Vijay Kumar and his team build flying quadrotors, small, agile robots that swarm, sense each other, and form ad hoc teams -- for construction, surveying disasters and far more.
At the Penn Vet Working Dog Center, service dogs go through a rigorous training course.
On Friday, October 31, more than 750 of the Penn community, as well as members of the region’s business and tech segments attended the “Celebration of Innovation at Penn,” showcasing Pennovation Works, a hub for innovation and new business ventures.