WE UNITE PENN MEDICINE, PENN ENGINEERING, AND BEYOND TO CREATE TRANSFORMATIVE TECHNOLOGIES THAT ADDRESS THE WORLD’S PRESSING HEALTHCARE NEEDS

ABOUT PENN HEALTH-TECH

The Penn Center for Health, Devices and Technology (Penn Health-Tech) is an interdisciplinary collaboration between Penn Medicine and Penn Engineering to advance world-class breakthroughs in novel devices and health technologies to solve the world’s most pressing health care needs. Penn Health-Tech fosters a culture of collaboration and innovation across the University among faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and students.

TRANSLATION

Empower Penn innovators to develop transformative devices and technologies by providing connecting academia, healthcare organizations, investors, and other stakeholders

INNOVATION

Foster novel healthcare ideas and interdisciplinary collaborations based on science and technology developed at the University of Pennsylvania

EDUCATION

Stimulate engagement and support the education of future entrepreneurs in health technology

A University-wide initiative, Penn Health-Tech aims to:

  • Enable Inventors: Penn Health-Tech supports faculty inventors by providing key development expertise, programming, and connections to internally incubate medical devices
  • Connect the Ecosystem: Penn Health-Tech creates new teams across Medicine & Engineering (and beyond) to tackle unmet needs in healthcare and accelerate innovation

Funding for the center has been generously provided by the Perelman School of Medicine, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research

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