Posts Tagged ‘TTBD’

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

INVENT: Accelerating innovation and commercialization

This INVENT workshop helps early-stage startups establish effective financial strategies to attract potential investors and maintain a positive overall financial standing. Building a winning financial model for your startup Susan Preston, manager of the Seattle Angel Fund, will discuss: The importance of a sound financial model Variables to include in your financial model The impact and influence of your financial model on your business plan How your financial model ties into your value proposition Wednesday, … 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

2017 Biomedical Innovation Program Drug Discovery awards announced

Two drug discovery projects have been named recipients of the 2017 Biomedical Innovation Program awards. The awards program is a collaboration of the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute, OHSU Technology Transfer & Business Development, and the Knight Cancer Institute. The awards provide funds, project management, and mentorship to facilitate the development of innovative technologies at OHSU and accelerate their translation to the marketplace. This track of funding supports drug discovery platforms and early stage … 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

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

Nominate an OHSU colleague for Impact Awards: deadlines Jan. 1 and Jan. 16

Nominations for Impact Awards are being accepted now. You may nominate OHSU individuals or teams who are using innovative approaches to generate positive social or environmental change. Each year at the Elevating Impact Summit, PSU presents the awards to people behind breakthrough innovations. Teams can be an entire organization, a unit within an organization, or a less formal affiliation working together to achieve a similar goal. The 2017 Summit will be held on Feb. 13. Health Innovation … Read More

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