Posts Tagged ‘innovation’

2nd annual NeuroFutures Conference, July 15-17: Register now, abstracts due July 1

One in four U.S. adults suffer from a diagnosable neurological disorder, and a quarter of these are seriously disabled as a result. These patients endure immense physical and emotional suffering, and their family members and caregivers bear a heavy emotional and financial burden. That’s why thought leaders in research, engineering, industry, and clinical settings from around the world will descend on Portland for the 2nd annual NeuroFutures Conference, July 15-17.  Sponsored by the OHSU Brain … Read More

INVENT talk: From inventor to innovator in 5 (painful) steps, Apr. 22

Join INVENT at OHSU’s South Waterfront Campus for a presentation from Kenton Gregory, M.D., director of the OHSU Center for Regenerative Medicine. An internationally accomplished physician-bioengineer, Gregory will discuss how to “transform an inventor into an innovator in five (painful) steps.” Gregory holds more than 20 domestic and international patents, has served as Principal Investigator on five FDA-sponsored clinical trials, and has received more than $50 million in grants. Among his many accomplishments, Gregory has launched … Read More

TTBD Innovator Spotlight: Michael P. Hutchens, M.D., M.A.

The office of Technology Transfer & Business Development would like to highlight a particularly innovative or note worthy OHSU innovator and invention at the university. This Fall 2014 quarter, our office would like to congratulate Michael P. Hutchens, M.D., M.A., for his work on the “Disinfection device for medical access sites” and the “Anesthetic vapor delivery device” that he has created and submitted to our office. Dr. Michael Hutchens is an assistant professor in the … Read More

October event highlights OHSU research innovators and entrepreneurs

On Thursday, October 25, Technology Transfer and Business Development (TTBD) hosted the 2012 Technology Innovation Awards to recognize OHSU researchers who had technologies licensed or optioned in the last fiscal year as well as those who brought in top dollars from industry to support their research. The ceremony drew a large crowd to the Casey Eye Institute Macdonald Auditorium and featured keynote speaker Kenton Gregory, M.D., FACC, head of OHSU’s new Center for Regenerative Medicine. … Read More

Local institute seeks applicants for $30,000 Commercialization award

The Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute (OTRADI) is currently accepting applications for its $30,000 Innovation and Commercialization Fund (OICF) award. As part of OTRADI’s ongoing mission to promote bioscience growth, commercialization and job creation in Oregon, this award is intended to spur new discoveries and innovation within Oregon’s growing bioscience sector. Oregon-based bioscience researchers are encouraged to submit projects proposals with commercialization potential by March 1, 2013. Funded by the Oregon Innovation Council and … Read More

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Intensive at Portland State, Aug. 7-8

Do you have a product, technology or other business idea that you’re exploring? Consider signing up for the Lab2Market Entrepreneurship Intensive at Portland State, which is designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators develop their value propositions and create their investor pitches. Lab2Market is open to PSU faculty, students, staff and alumni along with those interested from OHSU, Oregon State, University of Oregon, University of Portland, OregonBEST, OTRADI and ONAMI and other innovation-focused organizations. Space is … Read More

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