Jefferson Innovation News


JIB provides comprehensive training in commercial single-use processing equipment for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as working professionals who are expanding their skill sets. Its training includes industry standards and advanced technologies to provide its students with cutting-edge information in a rapidly changing field. 


Bridging the gap between the medical and design professions.


Two industrial design students create a low-cost, waterproof prosthetic that increases ankle mobility for adaptive surfers.


Aiming to become a world-renowned leader in developing smart and healthy cities in the face of climate change, social inequity, rapid urbanization and health disparity, three Thomas Jefferson University colleges formally teamed up to launch the Institute for Smart and Healthy Cities.


Engineering students design solution to remove trash from the Schuylkill River.

Collage image with huge US at night with city lights from the outer space from the ISS window. Elements of this image furnished by NASA.

Four projects from Philadelphia will become part of the first-ever private mission to the International Space Station.

Nafees Norris, Thomas Jefferson University

As the first African American man admitted to the Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing, Nafees Norris paves a path for others.  


Seven student projects stem from interdisciplinary collaborations across the University.

covid ward

Research suggests that sharing information, strategies, and resources across Jefferson Health hospitals helped ensure patients received the most effective treatment as it was developed.