Pitt, CMU in tech partnership

Pittsburgh Business Times:

"The University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University will team as part of a statewide push to improve technology-based economic development, Gov. Ed Rendell's office said today.

Pitt and CMU will take part in the Greater Oakland Keystone Innovation Zone, which is part of the Rendell administration's economic stimulus package that allows eligible companies in relationships with colleges and universities to apply for tax credits and grants to be used to start technology transfer programs. "