OHSU innovators

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Tell us about a new idea or technology and learn how OHSU could help protect the intellectual property. 

Startup support

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Interested in forming a new company around your idea? Learn about how OHSU can help with startup company formation.  


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Learn more about existing OHSU partnerships and opportunities to work with OHSU community members.

Licensing opportunities

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Visit the OHSU Technology Portal to search for existing licensing opportunities and review technology summaries.


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Learn more about academic and industry agreements including material transfer agreements (MTAs) and more.

Entrepreneurial education

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Learn more about OHSU curriculum and programs offered to provide entrepreneurial training to OHSU members.

OHSU Innovates 2022 Impact Report

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The OHSU Innovates 2022 Impact Report provides a snapshot of the successes that come from innovative science, academic-industry collaborations and an infrastructure that stewards ideas to impact.

You’ll find numbers that show the impact of funding great ideas, and you’ll see profiles of some of the innovators and start-ups that demonstrate the change that innovation can bring.  The report also shares services and resources we provide to help build a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem.  Read the full report.

Featured news

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OHSU startup company announces initiation of a phase 1 clinical trial for the treatment for major depressive disorder

OHSU startup company,  Autobahn Therapeutics, recently announced the initiation of its first phase 1 clinical trial of ABX-002 for major depressive disorder. The ABX-002 study drug is a brain-boosting thyroid receptor beta (TRβ) agonist, which has the potential to augment  antidepressant treatments to improve patient responsiveness to these drugs. ABX-002 was designed and first synthesized and evaluated at OHSU by a team of researchers that included Tom Scanlan, Ph.D., Ben Emery, Ph.D., and Dennis Bourdette, M.D.

Read more about the initiation of the Phase 1 trial in the press release.

Featured event

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Scale in Europe

The Government of Bulgaria, a European Union member state, is hosting a half day event laying out the resources it offers to American startups, SMEs and tech companies in expanding their footprint in Europe and EMEA. Hear EU R&D grant funding experts, startup associations, cleantech and social enterprise funds, Bulgarian VCs, innovation officials and incentive agencies at the seminar, then network with the European guests and other attendees over coffee break and buffet lunch.

When: Thursday, December 8, 2022
Where: OHSU Robertson Life Science Building, 
Lecture Hall 3A003B, 2730 S Moody Ave, Portland, OR 97201

Register here.

Featured innovation

Innovative Technology Series – Casey Reading Center

The Casey Reading Center, which is part of the Casey Eye Institute, works with clinical partners and sponsors to help advance new treatments for patients with eye diseases. The Casey Reading Center uses innovative software developed at OHSU to provide customized and advanced ophthalmic research to its partners. Learn more about the center by visiting their website.

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Help OHSU drive regional economic impact through entrepreneurship.

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