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Early-technology development workshop, Sept. 14

Last week, the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute announced its most recent round of funding through the Biomedical Innovation Program: Device, Diagnostic, and Software Development. Commercialization is a key component of the Biomedical Innovation Program and also the area applicants are likely least familiar with. To address this, OCTRI and Technology Transfer and Business Development are teaming up to host a workshop to discuss strategies of concept-to-product development. “From concept to commercialization: An early-technology development workshop” … Read More

Women in Science leadership panel discussion, Sept. 20

Join Women in Science Portland for a dynamic discussion examining what it takes to become a leader in STEM. Panelists include two top executives from General Electric and leaders from academia and biotech. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to talk with the women who are trailblazing new territory in leadership! Women in leadership panel discussion Tuesday, Sept. 20 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building, 1A001 Featured panelists: Beth Comstock, vice chair, GE Business … Read More

Effort certification and DHHS salary cap refresher training, Sept. 6

Do you need a refresher for coordinating effort certification or applying the Department of Health & Human Services salary cap? Join the Research Administration Training and Education program for an overview, examples, and discussion. Effort certification, salary cap refresher training Tuesday, Sept. 6 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Center for Health & Healing, room 3181 (1B) Register in Compass Topics covered: Review of effort certification process and DHHS salary cap requirements Strategies and tools to ensure accurate, complete, and timely … Read More

InfoEd, Oracle Grants Accounting training, Sept. 8

Research Administration Training and Education offers a number of courses for the OHSU research community. Next on the calendar are InfoEd and Oracle Grants Accounting. InfoEd for grants.gov submissions Thursday, Sept. 8 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Biomedical Information Communication Center, room 120 Register in Compass. InfoEd’s Proposal Development module is required for preparing grants.gov and non-grants.gov submissions that go through the Office of Proposal and Award Management. The electronic proposed project questionnaire is completed within InfoEd for … Read More

Groundbreaking, gene-editing scientist to present OHSU lecture, Oct. 11

Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D. — co-inventor of what some are calling the biotech innovation of the century, a discovery that could revolutionize how we treat and cure disease — will present the OHSU Foundation’s 2016 Calvin and Mayho Tanabe Address in Portland this fall. Doudna, a biochemist at the University of California, Berkeley, published research in 2012 that detailed a gene-editing technique showing how scientists can alter any organism’s DNA. The monumental discovery, and further development of … Read More

Meet the inventors: Register for MedTech Alliance Showcase Sept. 14

The 2016 MedTech Alliance Showcase connects investors, industry partners, and community collaborators with OHSU inventors and technologies. At this event, attendees will have the opportunity to network and learn more about OHSU medical technologies, including early-stage inventions that have a realistic chance for commercialization. The opening address will be given by John Ma, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., professor and chair of the OHSU Department of Emergency Medicine. Four presenters will take the stage to showcase their technologies. … Read More

Registration now open for the 2016 TTBD awards ceremony, Oct. 12

The 2016 Technology Transfer and Business Development awards ceremony recognizes and honors OHSU community members who have contributed to innovation, entrepreneurship, industry partnership, patenting, and technology commercialization. At this annual event, top honors will be awarded to New Inventor of the Year, Business Development Partnership, Technology Transfer Achievement, and TTBD Appreciation. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 4:30 to 8 p.m. Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Vey Auditorium, 11th floor Opening reception will begin at 4:30 p.m. Ceremony will … Read More

OHSU Library to sponsor two scholarships for OpenCon 2016

Interested in scientific communication? Want a more open system to share research and data? Then OpenCon 2016 could be the catalyst for you to pursue these passions and the OHSU Library wants to send you to Washington, D.C., where the conference is being held this year, Nov. 12 to 14. OpenCon is designed to teach scientists and scholars from around the world about open access, open data, and open education, and foster a discussion on key issues surrounding scholarly communications and publications. The conference … Read More

Science Hack Day meet and greet, Aug. 17

The organizers of Portland Science Hack Day, including the OHSU Library, are hosting a happy hour meet and greet: Wednesday, Aug. 17 5 to 7 p.m. Scout Beer Garden @ the South Waterfront Tram Science Hack Day is an event where anyone excited about making things with science comes together to see what they can prototype in 24 hours. As described in this recent Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences article, these events are valuable … Read More

Calling all OHSU researchers: Step up to pitch your innovations to investors at upcoming events

If you’re an OHSU researcher, Technology Transfer and Business Development has two opportunities to help you move your research forward. Through partnerships with the Oregon Bioscience Association and the Technology Association of Oregon, you are invited to pitch your innovations to a crowd of local community members, entrepreneurs, and investors. In two separate events, OHSU researchers can hone their messages, craft compelling presentations, and practice their pitches. OHSU provides individualized coaching to help you succeed. Participation … Read More

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