November 4, 2021     |     9:00 AM – 1:00 PM     |     Pittsburgh, PA


Join The University Financing Foundation, Inc. (TUFF)Collaborative Real Estate and UIDP for an informational workshop focused on harnessing the recent growth of the Pittsburgh innovation ecosystem in order to catalyze future expansion of the region. Through guest speakers, panel discussions with local Pittsburgh leaders and networking opportunities, attendees will explore the current strengths, opportunities for federal funding and areas of greatest potential for the Pittsburgh innovation ecosystem.


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Location will be announced soon.


9:00 – Arrival
9:30 – Introduction
9:45 – Pittsburgh Ecosystem Research Findings, presented by Elsevier
10:45 – Break
11:00 – Federal Funding Programs, presented by Leslee Gilbert
11:30 – Panel discussion with local representatives from the Pittsburgh Innovation Ecosystem
12:30 – Lunch