October 30, 2012 2012 Technology Innovation Awardees
Each year the office of Technology Transfer & Business Development honors OHSU students, faculty, and staff for their dedication to innovation and entrepreneurship at OHSU. During fiscal year 2012, the TTBD office completed 81 industry sponsored research agreements, totaling over $12.8 million in awards. Other key measures of OHSU's progress in moving discoveries toward commercialization included 117 invention disclosures, involving 209 OHSU inventors, with over 50% being first time OHSU inventors. For a full list of Technology Innovation Award recipients, view the 2012 Technology Innovation Awards program.
November 1, 2011
Patent Issed for OHSU Stem Cell Cloning Oregon Health & Science University's unique method of transforming a person's own skin cells into stem cells has officially been patented. The United States Patent and Trademark Office, an agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce, issued the patent earlier this year. Read More.
Aug 29, 2011
Gentel Biosciences Announces Agreement with Oregon Health & Science University Gentel Biosciences, a provider of animal health research products, announces today an agreement with Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) to license viral antigens for use in Gentel's Colony Surveillance Assays (CSA). The antigens were developed at the molecular virology core at OHSU's Oregon National Primate Research Center.
July 15, 2011 OHSU to Double Tech Transfer Office OHSU will roughly double the number of staffers in its technology transfer office, from 14 to 27. Arundeep Pradhan, OHSU's associate vice president for technology transfer and business development, projected that the heartier staff could increase overall commercialization activity by 50 percent by mid-2013. Read More.
November 16, 2010
Oregon Innovation Showcase 2010 Thank you to all attendees - Online Program AvailableThe 2010 Innovation Showcase: The Design and Development of Medical Devices featured presentations from Oregon's four premier research universities and local medical device companies.Over 200 individuals from local bioscience companies, academic institutions, and the business community enjoyed an afternoon of science and networking. Thank you to all who attended.
November 4, 2010 5.4 Million Headed to Oregon Biomedical Startups Biomedical companies in Oregon secured $5.4 million from the new Therapeutic Discovery Project Program, including four OHSU Startup Companies. Lawmakers designed the program to provide tax credits and grants to small firms "that show significant potential to produce new therapies, address unmet medical needs, reduce the long-term growth of health care costs, or advance the goal of curing cancer within the next 30 years," according to the Department of Health and Human Services, which runs the program. Read More.
October 13, 2010 OHSU Innovation and Technology Transfer Activities Up in a Down Year Despite the challenging economic climate, the OHSU technology transfer metrics demonstrate continued progress. This October, during its annual Technology Innovation Awards ceremony, Oregon Health & Science University will honor more than 100 OHSU researchers who have had a discovery licensed, a patent issued, or an invention that led to the creation of a startup company during fiscal year 2010. Read More
February 27, 2009 Bioscience Innovation Program Awards Three Investigators
The OHSU Bioscience Innovation Program (BSIP) announced awards to three investigators in 2009. The BSIP awards fill a critical gap in the funding of technologies that do not qualify for traditional federal funding, yet are deemed too early for corporate partnership... Read More