Who is Pittsburgh CREATES?

Pittsburgh CREATES is an industry-facing innovation center for medical and surgical technologies.

We provide the infrastructure and resources for industry to build, validate and market the next generation of medical technologies. Drawing on world-renowned expertise in robotics, advanced surgical techniques, and healthcare, CREATES brings together physicians and leadership from… Read More >>

What We Offer

Our comprehensive approach to surgical innovation results in value to multiple stakeholder groups along the product development lifecycle.


“My team and I have found the access to top surgical talent, both doctors and nurses, together with an industry-friendly attitude, invaluable for advanced product testing as well as for training of surgeons from around the world.”

- Samuel Straface, PhD, President & CEO, Medrobotics

The Senhance system is designed to enhance minimally invasive surgery by digitizing the interface between the surgeon and the patient while supporting responsible economics to the hospital. We look forward to partnering with CREATES and UPMC in offering Senhance surgery to patients.

- Todd M. Pope, President and CEO of TransEnterix

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