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Spring 2014 Tech Transfer newsletter

Check out the Technology Transfer & Business Development’s Spring 2014 newsletter. In this issue, we discuss: Non-Patented Technologies – Did you know less than half of the inventions that TTBD manages require patent applications to commercialize? See what technologies fall under this category. Federal Invention Reporting – Read how TTBD handles U.S. federal government invention reporting on behalf of OHSU. MedTech Alliance – This new program allows investors and industry representatives to stay current on early … Read More

2013 NSF Science and Technology Centers Directors Meeting held at OHSU

The National Science Foundation held its annual Science and Technology Centers Directors Meeting at OHSU’s Waterfront Campus on August 22-23, 2013. Featured meeting presenters included U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer; Vinton Cerf, Ph.D., vice president and chief Internet evangelist at Google; Wilfred Pinfold, Ph.D., director of Research and Advanced Technology Development at Intel; and William Vesneski, J.D., Ph.D., director of Evaluation and Planning at the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. Meeting attendees included NSF program staff, … Read More

Sigma Life Science presents innovative technologies symposium, Aug. 21

Sigma-Aldrich will be hosting a symposium in the OHSU Auditorium on Wednesday, August 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The half-day symposium will focus on Sigma Life Science technologies and capabilities for the characterization of biological systems. Topics will include RNAi and microRNA-based approaches for target identification and validation, along with Zinc Finger Nuclease technology and CRISPR. To view an agenda or register, visit sigma.com/symposia-northwest. The symposium’s keynote speaker, Dr. Keming Song, is a … Read More

Intellectual Property & Invention Disclosure Process brown bag, June 24

Have you ever wondered if a discovery of yours has commercial value or had questions about who to contact about an invention? Maybe you have questions about filling out an Intellectual Property Disclosure form? Technology Transfer & Business Development will be holding a brown bag session on  “Intellectual Property & the Invention Disclosure Process” on June 24, 2013 in Mac Hall, room 2201, from 12 to 1 p.m. The Event will be lead by Jeff Jackson, MS, JD, … Read More

OCTRI announces new Biomedical Innovation Program award recipients

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute is pleased to announce the funding of five research awards through its Biomedical Innovation Program. The Program funds promising translational projects with the goal of moving innovative technologies to clinical application through commercialization. The Biomedical Innovation Program is supported by major funding from OCTRI, with supplemental support from the Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute (OTRADI), and by a strong collaboration with OHSU Technology Transfer and Business Development. … Read More

First Technology Transfer & Business Development brown bag, April 3

Do you have questions about the patent process? Do you need to bring research materials to OHSU or send them to a potential partner? Do you ever wonder whether your discovery has commercial value and should be protected? Are you curious about how OHSU can support you in working with industry partners? If you answered yes to any of these questions, OHSU’s office of Technology Transfer & Business Development (TTBD) is the place to start. … Read More

W. M. Keck Foundation to support new microscopy collaboration at OHSU

The OHSU Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine (OCSSB), a multidisciplinary center within the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute and School of Medicine, has been awarded $1 million by the W. M. Keck Foundation to support the world’s first microscope that integrates both light and electron microscope techniques. This state-of-the-art technology, being developed in collaboration with Hillsboro-based FEI, allows researchers to associate cell behavior to precise points in the cellular architecture. Researchers from around the globe, including OHSU, … 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

Send .ZIP and .XML files with your OHSU email account

If you’ve always wanted to send and receive large file attachments with your OHSU email account here’s good news from ITG’s TechTalk. Good news for those OHSU staff that need to share files through email. ITG is now allowing .ZIP and .XML files to be received to and sent from ohsu.edu email accounts. In the past, these file types were not allowed; however, thanks to careful improvements in OHSU’s security controls, these files no longer … 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

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