What we do

OHSU Collaborations and Entrepreneurship launches startup companies based on OHSU technologies and cultivates new partnerships at the university to support cutting-edge innovations and to improve the well-being of Oregonians and beyond. By leading business development initiatives and encouraging entrepreneurship across the university, the Collaborations and Entrepreneurship team serves as the primary contact for external groups interested in partnering with OHSU.

Areas of focus


Collaborations — Cultivating new partnerships to drive innovation

New Ventures

New ventures — Launching new companies based on OHSU innovations

Innovation Education

Innovation education — Entrepreneurial learning opportunities

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OHSU Innovates Sponsors

We welcome and appreciate the collaborative nature of organizations that want to be a part of the ongoing innovative and entrepreneurial efforts at OHSU.  Thank you to our sponsors!

Featured Event

Join NCATS SBIR/STTR and CTSA awardee company Melax Tech for a panel discussion on January 13th!  

Panel Discussion with CTSA Program Awardee Who Successfully Leveraged an SBIR Grant will be hosted by Lili Portilla, M.P.A., featuring: 

  • Hua Xu, Ph.D., Founder of Melax Tech 
  • Frank Manion, Ph.D., VP for Innovation at Melax Tech 
  • Pablo Cure, M.D., M.P.H., the Program Officer for the SBIR grant  

Learn how Melax Tech successfully leveraged the SBIR grant in the development of their natural language processing technology with additional support from the CTSA program.   

Thursday, January 13, 2022
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. ET (10 a.m. - 11 a.m. PT)

REGISTER: https://bit.ly/3kGSR81