Biomedical Innovation Program – moving innovations to market

For research scientists whose technical innovations have the potential to improve patient care, OHSU created the Biomedical Innovation Program. For four years now, BIP has been providing expertise and resources to steward innovations from the laboratory to clinical application through the process of commercialization. The program is a joint effort between Technology Transfer and Business Development and the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute. To mark this occasion, the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute sat down … Read More

OHSU innovators: Get support to commercialize your idea, Nov. 9

Technology Transfer and Business Development invites all OHSU innovators – faculty, students, fellows, employees – to a lunchtime gathering to learn about its expanded entrepreneur-in-residence program. Veterans Dick Rylander and Bob Masterson will be joined by two new entrepreneurs-in-residence Rob Arnold and Steve Runnels, who will share who will share details on how their expertise in starting health care and life science companies can help OHSU innovators commercialize their technologies. They will talk about how they … Read More

Jan. 1: New F&A rates for non-clinical, industry-sponsored research

OHSU’s Facilities and Administrative rate for industry-sponsored research agreements will increase by 3%, effective January 1, 2017. The new rate will not apply to industry-sponsored clinical trials, federal awards such as SBIR/STTR awards, or ONPRC industry-sponsored agreements, but it will apply to all other industry-sponsored agreements entered into by Technology Transfer and Business Development on or after January 1, 2017. All currently funded projects will remain fixed at their awarded rate unless additional funding is … Read More

Technology Transfer and Business Development awards

Four OHSU researchers were honored at OHSU Technology Transfer and Business Development’s 11th award ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 12. The event is held each year to honor members of the OHSU research community, recognize new companies based on OHSU technology, and celebrate TTBD’s numerous milestones and accomplishments. Sudarshan Anand, Ph.D., assistant professor of cell and developmental biology, was recognized as New Inventor of the Year for his work with TTBD Understanding the role of microRNAs in cancer blood vessels … Read More

TTBD expands entrepreneur-in-residence program

After a one-year launch, Technology Transfer and Business Development is expanding its entrepreneur-in-residence program. The program has recruited two additional entrepreneurs-in-residence to provide support to inventor teams and new companies that form when they license technology intellectual property from OHSU. The current entrepreneurs-in-residence, Richard Rylander and Robert Masterson, have helped inventors by saving them time and resources, performing faculty education and outreach, providing grant support, and executing management oversight and commercialization guidance. The new entrepreneurs-in-residence will join the … Read More

Available now: New express rights option program for OHSU startups

Beginning Sept. 1, any newly formed OHSU startup company has the opportunity to obtain time-limited rights to OHSU technology through a new express option agreement program.  New startup companies with founders who are OHSU employees or students now have access to a low-cost, pre-approved agreement that can be completed quickly to secure rights in OHSU technology. This allows the new startup to focus on evaluating the technology further, conducting market research, developing a business plan, … 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

Funding available for device, diagnostic, and software development

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute is now accepting letters of intent for the Biomedical Innovation Program: Device, Diagnostic, and Software Development track. The objective of the Biomedical Innovation Program is to improve human health by moving innovative technologies from academia to the marketplace. The program focuses on bench-to-bedside technology development and commercialization. Formed in partnership with OHSU Technology Transfer & Business Development in 2013, the program has funded a total of seventeen projects, led by … 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

The business of science: Internship applications due Aug. 26

For those interested in the sciences who want to explore opportunities outside the lab, there are many career paths to explore through OHSU Technology Transfer and Business Development. The office offers a comprehensive internship program to help participants – bioscience or engineering graduates pursuing advanced degrees in these areas as well as medicine, business, or law, who also have an interest in intellectual property and technology business development – gain experience in navigating the business, … Read More

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