About UPMC Enterprises

In any profession, the best always have choices. Among entrepreneurs, the best are women and men with high integrity and brave ideas, along with grit, guts, and determination.

At UPMC Enterprises, our mission is to create products and businesses that make life changing medicine happen. Our work impacts the lives of patients in meaningful, lasting ways and is integral to the development of growing, thriving businesses.

To deliver on our mission, we’ve chosen two focus areas where our insights about health care’s future give us a unique advantage. We’ve built an impressive team with expertise in health care investing that’s second to none. When we choose to work with an entrepreneur, we work side by side with them and provide full access to UPMC’s vast resources.

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Our Focus Areas

We are committed to generating and enabling exceptional health care innovations. To remain focused, we invest our expertise, time, and capital in a select number of areas where we believe technology can have a real impact.

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Translational Science

  • Accelerate the application of scientific discoveries to deliver new models of care, narrowing the gap between bench and bedside.
  • Collaborate with Pittsburgh’s nationally recognized academic institutions to make health care more efficient, affordable, and personalized.
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Technology Solutions

  • Connect the entire health system with technology that empowers clinicians and payers to provide patient-centered, high-quality, compassionate care at the lowest costs
  • Develop solutions that allow consumers to access medical services and information anytime, anywhere, and be engaged in all steps of their health care journey.

Within these sectors, we participate in opportunities across all stages of development

With individuals and teams who have a business plan but no formal infrastructure in place

With individuals and teams who have a business plan but no formal infrastructure in place

With early-stage companies who may have angel-round financing in place and are looking for a significant equity investor

With early-stage companies who may have angel-round financing in place and are looking for a significant equity investor

With venture funds who are seeking additional participation in an existing company or partnership

With venture funds who are seeking additional participation in an existing company or partnership

With established companies seeking growth capital, joint ventures, or co-development partnerships

With established companies seeking growth capital, joint ventures, or co-development partnerships

Resources

New businesses need all the help they can get. We provide health care entrepreneurs with capital, connections, and a world of resources.

Clinical intelligence

As a leading academic center, we have a wealth of information and insight about the future.

Design

Our designers can help you create compelling, seamless experiences across physical and digital media.

Marketing

Whether you're ready to generate demand or trying to improve your go-to-market strategies and tactics, we can help.

Health economics

Through our unique knowledge of the health care industry, we can help you locate new growth opportunities.

Engineering

Our engineering talent has leading-edge skills and deep domain knowledge in health care IT.

Recruiting

Finding the right people when you're a young company is hard. We can make it easy for you.

Analytics

We have access to a vast library of decision-support tools and platforms that can support your efforts.

Operations

We can provide systems and processes to help you run your business more smoothly.

Partnerships

Through our network, we can find the right corporate or academic partner and help you structure a mutually beneficial relationship.