Posts Tagged ‘TTBD’

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

Calling all OHSU researchers: Step up to pitch your innovations to investors at upcoming events

If you’re an OHSU researcher, Technology Transfer and Business Development has two opportunities to help you move your research forward. Through partnerships with the Oregon Bioscience Association and the Technology Association of Oregon, you are invited to pitch your innovations to a crowd of local community members, entrepreneurs, and investors. In two separate events, OHSU researchers can hone their messages, craft compelling presentations, and practice their pitches. OHSU provides individualized coaching to help you succeed. Participation … 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 Industry Spotlight: GE Healthcare and OHSU

OHSU continues to collaborate with industry giants, pushing the boundaries of medicine and health care forward. In 2013, OHSU partnered with Intel to create computer architectures for sequencing cancer genomes and personalizing cancer care. In 2015, OHSU joined with Apple, Inc. to create a technology that detects the warning signs of melanoma through photographs taken with an iPhone. This year, OHSU and GE Healthcare are finalizing collaborations on numerous health care projects, including cardiovascular research, … Read More

2016 OHSU Startup Symposium draws regional attention to life science innovation

“You are never too old or too big to think like a startup.” Thinking like a startup can mean different things to different people, though most would agree that successful startups are idealistic, persistent, and have a goal in mind that they relentlessly strive to achieve. However, as time passes and companies grow, they can lose that startup mentality. This advice was one of many compelling points made by John L. Flannery, president and CEO … Read More

Learning the business of science: internship deadline Apr. 29

Practicing science is not just something one does in the lab–in fact, you can use your science a variety of careers. Technology transfer and business development are one path–and OHSU has an internship program to help you navigate it. Interns in Technology Transfer and Business Development are important contributors to OHSU: they assist with transferring discoveries into the public space. In return, interns gain valuable knowledge and skills that can be applied in a wide range … 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

OHSU’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence Q&A: Richard Rylander

OHSU’s entrepreneur-in-residence program was established in September 2015 to help identify technologies with commercial promise and provide OHSU researchers with advice and real-world insights about the commercialization process. The entrepreneurs in residence also provide their business world expertise and experience to OHSU’s existing startup companies and work closely with Technology Transfer and Business Development in their broader commercialization efforts. OHSU entrepreneur-in-residence Richard Rylander, Jr., M.B.A.,  helps to accomplish these goals by developing and improving upon … Read More

OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program, funding for drug discovery

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) and the Office of Technology Transfer & Business Development (TTBD) are pleased to announce a new funding opportunity to support drug discovery and therapeutic technology development efforts at OHSU. The Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) Drug Discovery/Therapeutic Track is a funding mechanism that aims to accelerate creative, trans-disciplinary drug discovery, and therapeutic development research. Examples of responsive projects may include (but are not limited to) research involving target validation, development … Read More

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