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Mike Borda

OVPR congratulates the winners of the 1st annual Penn Labs Freezer Challenge

The Penn Labs Freezer Challenge, run by Penn Sustainability, promotes best practices in cold storage management, including refrigerators, freezers, and cold rooms. Labs submitted an online scorecard, encouraging freezer efficiency including regular defrosting, cleaning out old samples, temperature tuning, and sharing cold storage spaces. Penn’s challenge is based on the International Freezer Challenge. Penn’s first annual...

Katherine Reuther, PhD, MBA Named New Executive Director for Penn Health-Tech (PHT)

Penn Health-Tech, Penn Engineering, and Penn Medicine are excited to announce that Dr. Katherine (Katie) Reuther will join us as the new Executive Director of the Penn Center for Health-Devices and Technology (Penn Health-Tech), beginning mid-July 2021. Dr. Reuther will also be joining the School of Engineering and Applied Science faculty as Practice Associate Professor in...

Congratulations to Discovering the Future Grant Program Awardees Michael Lampson and Ben Black!

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is pleased to announce the first awardees for our Discovering the Future Grant program. Thirty-six competitive applications were submitted in response to the inaugural request for proposals and we thank all those members of the Penn faculty who submitted. We wish to congratulate the following awardees for...

The All-New Research Resource Hub has Launched!

We have lift off!!! The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is delighted to launch the Research Resource Hub as a brand-new tool for our Penn community! Developed as part of the OVPR-led Penn Research Excellence Initiative and a direct outcome of the Training and Resource Task Force, the new Resource Hub is a...

Update on Penn Research Excellence

  The Penn Research Excellence Initiative, spearheaded by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, supports research credibility and integrity on Penn’s campus and across the Philadelphia region with the stated goals of: Reinforcing our commitment to a culture that embraces the highest quality of research Promoting resources and strategies for researchers to support...

Congratulations “Accelerating from Lab to Market Pre-Seed Grant” Awardees

We are pleased to announce the first three awardees for our Accelerating from Lab to Market Pre-Seed Grant program. Thirteen competitive applications were submitted in response to the inaugural request for proposals and we thank all those members of the Penn faculty who submitted. We congratulate the following three awardees of pre-seed grants from this...

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