Posts Tagged ‘Startups’

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

OHSU startup presents at largest U.S. biotech conference

Gamma Therapeutics, Inc., an early stage OHSU biotech startup company, was selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as one of 50 companies to exhibit and showcase their technology in the world’s largest biotech conference. Held June 6-9 in San Francisco, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) International Convention attracted nearly 15,000 biotech leaders from over 65 countries. The event covered the wide spectrum of life science innovations and application areas, including drug discovery, bio manufacturing, … Read More

TTBD Startup Spotlight: ReelDx, Inc.

ReelDx, Inc. is an OHSU startup company developing secure, HIPAA-compliant medical video platforms for educational and clinical use. Launched in 2013, the company’s initial goal was to improve medical instruction by creating ReelDx Education, a video library of case studies to broaden medical student’s experiences in real-world health care settings. The company has since expanded to incorporate an additional video platform, called medvid.io. This video platform is aimed at improving the patient and physician relationship … Read More

OTRADI launches interactive bioscience ecosystem map

The Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute (OTRADI) has launched the first interactive Oregon Bioscience Ecosystem and Map. The comprehensive database and searchable map showcases the breadth and diversity of Oregon’s thriving bioscience industry. The interactive map allows visitors to search bioscience companies by area of focus, company size, and location. It is intended to capture the broader bioscience ecosystem by highlighting the state’s incubators, accelerators, investors, research institutions, contract research and manufacturing organizations, in addition to relevant … Read More

OHSU Startup Spotlight: Nzumbe, Inc.

Launched in 2013, Nzumbe, Inc., is an OHSU startup company providing research services to accelerate the development of breakthrough therapies in challenging diseases, such as cancer. Nzumbe focuses on a root cause of cancer known as gene silencing. When critical genes, known as tumor suppressor genes, are silenced, a cancer cell can arise and grow to form a tumor that may spread throughout the body. Mitch Turker, Ph.D., J.D., whose lab resides in the Oregon … Read More

Are you interested in starting a company? Read this.

If you’re a researcher who wants to start a technology or other company, you may want to know how to do that within the context of OHSU. For example, is it ok to ask your lab staff to help write the STTR grant? (No! It is not!) Are there resources here to help you navigate the startup process? (Yes! There are!) The OHSU Startup Guide is a new handbook that provides an overview of the … Read More

Recap: Spring MedTech Alliance event

The MedTech Alliance program is a platform for investors, industry representatives, and community partners to stay up to date on early-stage collaboration and investment opportunities at OHSU. The goal of the MedTech Alliance is to facilitate collaborations and investment opportunities in order to advance OHSU innovations. On May 6, the MedTech Alliance held its second annual spring meeting. The event featured discussions on four different technologies created at OHSU. Technologies highlighted included: Bioabsorbable dural clips … Read More

OHSU Startup Spotlight: Najit Technologies, Inc.

Like most academic scientists, Mark Slifka wears many hats – principal investigator, grant writer, manuscript editor, manager, and administrator, to name a few. Perhaps less common is his entrepreneurial “hat.” Dr. Slifka is the president and Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) of Najít Technologies, Inc., a clinical stage startup company based on a platform vaccine technology that he developed at OHSU’s West Campus. Najít’s platform uses a novel, patented approach to inactivate viruses while still maintaining … Read More

What happened at the OHSU Startup Symposium?

For the third consecutive year, TTBD hosted OHSU’s Annual Startup Symposium on Thursday, Nov. 6, for more than 200 participants in the OHSU Auditorium. The theme and focus of this year’s event “Changing Investment Landscape for Life Science Companies & Early Stage Technologies” brought local business experts and leaders as well as industry representatives and investors from out of state to connect and meet one-to-one with OHSU faculty and startup companies. This symposium provided an … Read More

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