Pitt Seed Grants

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Internal Funding Fuels Faculty, Staff to Forge New Paths

Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Research, the inaugural Fueling Our Future showcase spotlighted faculty and staff projects that received internal funding over the past year.
Ravi Patel, lead innovation advisor in the School of Pharmacy; John Donehoo, clinical pharmacist at UPMC and program collaborator; David Vorp, associate dean for research and William Kepler Whiteford Professor of Bioengineering; and Kerry Empey, associate professor of pharmacy and therapeutics

Pitt Seed Funding Helps Send Projects into Space

Two projects that were awarded Pitt Seed funding in 2019 will blast off to the International Space Station this spring to study microgravity’s effects on people and spacecrafts.

Upcoming Deadlines for Pitt Seed Grants

Faculty and staff interested in applying for a 2020 Pitt Seed grant are invited to attend the final information session on Thursday, Jan. 23. Required letters of intent are due Feb. 7.
Sprouts in the soil

Pitt Seed Initiative Opens With Call for Letters of Intent, Info Sessions

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher looks ahead to the new year with a call for letters of intent for the third year of the Pitt Seed initiative.