Past PInCh Contests
PInCh 2022: What is your bold solution to a challenging health problem?
In 2022, PInCh offered Bonus Awards for Engineering Good Health to teams with Pitt faculty leads from both the School of Engineering and Schools of Health Sciences.LEARN MORE
PInCh 2020: What is your innovative solution to a challenging health problem?
The first ever virtual PInCh offered bonus funding for projects that impacted aspects of health related to an epidemic or pandemic.LEARN MORE
PInCh 2017: How can we use wearable technology to address an important health problem?
The fifth Pitt Innovation Challenge focused on solving important health problems using wearable technology.LEARN MORE
PInCh 2015: Healthy lives matter beginning to end
Innovative solutions to improve health with a focus on connections that bridge the lifespan.
The third Pitt Innovation Challenge focused on ideas for how to enhance health by bridging factors that impact different life stages. Innovative solutions included interventions, provider or patient tools, community programs, or any other approach that involved a linkage between at least two life stages (including predictive solutions, preventative ideas, and diagnostics across the lifespan and multiple generations).
PInCh Fall 2014: From cell to community: How can we individualize solutions for better health(care)?
The second Pitt Innovation Challenge again sparked fresh ideas surrounding challenges in health. Proposals included solutions to problems ranging from individualized medical testing to patient data tools to community and contexts that impact an individual’s health.LEARN MORE
PInCh Spring 2014: Empowering individuals to take control of their own health outcomes
The inaugural Pitt Innovation Challenge focused on generating creative ideas spanning the spectrum of health and health care delivery, including ideas for informing, activating, and engaging people in their own disease prevention, care, or treatment.LEARN MORE