We will strive to ensure that our research translates into innovations that positively impact our community and the environment.

Goals and Aspirations

  • Increase the number of sustainability-related patents, licenses, and start-ups (both for profit and non-profit)
  • Collaborate with Pitt’s Innovation Institute, the University’s hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, to embed sustainability principles throughout the Institute.
  • Work across impact areas to define innovations and ensure that there is a mechanism for students, faculty, and staff to advance ideas for impact.