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PantherlabWorks, the commercialization center of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence (IEE) at the University of Pittsburgh, assists startups and business owners in the Pittsburgh region by providing product development-based consulting, educational workshops, and networking opportunities.

Helping entrepreneurs bring products to life and to market

If you are bringing a new product to market, no matter if you’re a small-batch handmade producer, growth startup, small business, or established venture, PantherlabWorks can assist you every step of the way. PantherlabWorks offers no-cost consulting for innovators of all types to commercialize their products.

With more than 50 years of combined experience across a variety of diverse industries, our staff has deep domain expertise in:

  • Growth investment
  • Government contracting (including SBIRs)
  • Research and Development
  • Product Development
  • Prototyping
  • Brand Development
  • Market Research
  • Project Management
  • Business Planning
  • Strategy

We understand that launching a new product can be overwhelming so we use our premier expertise to help simplify the process and guide your project to completion. To schedule a meeting to begin working with PantherlabWorks, please contact us at 412-648-1544 or e-mail

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