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Innovation Workshop: Spring to Market, registration now open

Are you wondering if your innovation has market potential? OHSU Technology Transfer and Business Development is hosting an Innovation Workshop, where business executives will teach you to evaluate the market potential of your invention, perform basic market analysis, and create a successful business model to begin taking your idea to market. They will also coach you in pitching your idea to potential partners and investors. OHSU’s Executives-in-Residence members Eric Fogel and Bob Masterson will lead … Read More

Innovators meet for the 2017 OHSU Commercialization Conference

More than 250 scientists and entrepreneurs gathered last week at the OHSU Commercialization Conference, now in its fifth year. The takeaways? Disruptive innovation in science follows years of research that is carefully framed to address specific problems; business engagement can help move scientific discoveries to the patient; and OHSU’s structure that locates research outside the five schools creates special opportunities for transdisciplinary research, training, and education. A thread running through the conference, hosted by OHSU … Read More

OCTRI receives $37 million grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

The National Institutes of Health has named OHSU’s Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute a recipient of 2017 Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) grant. OCTRI was an original recipient of the program in 2006, and the new award provides more than $37 million in federal funding to support the Institute’s work over the next five years. OCTRI helps accelerate the translation of research into clinical use, medical practice and health policy, with the goal of improving the health of the … Read More

OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program funding for device, diagnostic, and software development

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute and OHSU Technology Transfer & Business Development  have announced a funding opportunity to support device, diagnostic, and software development efforts at OHSU. The Biomedical Innovation Program: Device, Diagnostic, and Software Development track is a funding mechanism designed to move innovative technologies from the bench to the bedside through technology development and commercialization. The current RFA can be found here. Letters of intent are due on September 19, 2017. Program highlights: Up … Read More

OHSU Commercialization Conference, Sept. 14

The signature conference of OHSU Technology Transfer and Business Development connects OHSU innovators, industry partners, investors, and community collaborators. The day includes startup pitches, insights from industry thought leaders, and successful collaboration stories. In the first panel of the 2017 Commercialization Conference, Brian Druker, M.D., and four industry leaders will discuss breakthroughs that are transforming healthcare. Harry Glorkian from GE Ventures will moderate the panel that includes Druker, Brian Lawrence from global technology company Welch … Read More

Oregon Science Startup Forum, April 22

Registration is now open for the Oregon Science Startup Forum, a one-day course in science entrepreneurship, hosted by the Portland Section of the American Chemical Society. Hear the startup experiences of science entrepreneurs from around Oregon Learn from investors, intellectual property lawyers and experts in turning science into businesses Equip yourself with specific steps to start a successful science business Saturday, April 22 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Networking Reception 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  … Read More

Technology Transfer and Business Development—satisfaction survey open until March 31

You’re invited to give your feedback on OHSU’s Technology Transfer and Business Development. The team serves as a resource for innovative and entrepreneurial thinking at OHSU, supporting the university through intellectual property protection, the formation of startup companies, facilitating industry collaborations, and promoting strategic partnerships. Technology Transfer and Business Development  satisfaction survey.  Complete the survey by March 31 at 3 p.m. Technology Transfer and Business Development’s goal is to ensure that OHSU innovations are developed into … Read More

TTBD Innovator Spotlight: Bill Rooney, Ph.D.

In the coming year, patent-pending imaging software developed by OHSU scientists will be used to validate, for the first time in humans, a new imaging approach to map brain metabolism at high spatial resolution and determine if metabolic deficits are common in individuals with progressive multiple sclerosis. Part of what makes translation of this study to the human brain possible is the new software, which was developed by a team led by Bill Rooney, Ph.D., professor … Read More

Vaccine technology developed by OHSU researchers acquired by industry

OHSU researchers made international headlines in 2013 when they published findings that their HIV vaccine not only controlled SIV, the nonhuman primate form of HIV, but cleared it in nearly 60 percent of the monkeys in the trial. The HIV vaccine—developed by of a team of scientists at the OHSU Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute that includes Jay Nelson, Ph.D.; Klaus Frueh, Ph.D.; Scott Hansen, Ph.D.; and Louis J. Picker, M.D.—has shown such promise in … Read More

AstraZeneca open innovation seminar, Jan. 26

Academic researchers interested in partnering with industry are invited to an informational seminar hosted by OHSU Technology Transfer and Business Development with members from AstraZeneca. Information will be presented on AstraZeneca’s Open Innovation Program and future collaboration opportunities with OHSU. OHSU researchers involved in the Open Innovation Program will enjoy access to resources ranging from optimized compounds and compound libraries to specialized technologies and know-how. Thursday, Jan. 26 3–4 p.m. Mackenzie Hall 3198 All are welcome to … Read More

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