Partner with Pitt

Technology Licensing

Pitt is committed to building strong industry partnerships, promoting an entrepreneurial culture, and contributing to regional development. Learn about innovation commercialization opportunities facilitated by Pitt’s Innovation Institute.


Corporations: Pitt’s Office of Corporate Relations will work with you to develop targeted philanthropic strategies that are mutually beneficial to your organization and the University.

Foundations: In addition to educating students, Pitt serves the community through a myriad of externally funded programs—from law clinics that provide free legal services to low-income individuals to math and science outreach programs that encourage underserved students to pursue higher education in those areas.


Pitt will help your organization to recruit highly motivated employees and interns from among the University’s bright, talented, and diverse students and graduates.

Sponsored Research

Pitt’s Office of Technology Management (OTM), with support from the Office of Enterprise Development (OED), provides a portal through which industry, entrepreneurs, investors, and economic development organizations can access Pitt innovators, their research, and the innovations that emerge from their work.

OTM and OED work hard to foster relationships with commercial partners—long-lasting partnerships in sponsored research, new innovation development, technology licensing, and the formation of new start-up companies around Pitt innovations.

Clinical Research

The University’s Office of Clinical Research promotes clinical research at Pitt and its affiliated institutions by providing research-related resources for volunteers, sponsors, investigators and research staff.

Executive and Continuing Education

Learn the latest business practices, trends, and theories as taught by world-renowned faculty and industry expert in the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business’s Center for Executive Education.

The Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences supports the continuing professional development of physicians and other health care providers.

Collaborative Use of Labs/Equipment

Pitt houses a wide range of laboratory facilities, equipment, and expertise, some of which is directly accessible to those outside the University community. To help foster and facilitate collaboration between the University and industry, the University has compiled a searchable database of such facilities and equipment.