Outside Activities

The University of Pittsburgh recognizes the importance and benefit of sharing the talent and expertise of its faculty with industry, nonprofit, and government partners. 


Personnel seeking to engage in outside consulting must have such work approved in advance by the University and/or UPMC, depending on specific appointment and affiliation.

Licensed Start-up Companies

Access documents to facilitate Conflict of Interest Committee (COIC) review of a proposed Licensed Start-up Company.

Faculty Use of University Time

The University allows faculty to use up to one day per week on the average of their University time to engage in approved outside consulting and other similar activities.