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.


Read the annual Impact Report

The OHSU Innovates 2023 Impact Report highlights real-world healthcare solutions being developed at OHSU and the driven scientists and clinicians behind them. Readers will learn about new OHSU technologies, collaborations and startups in five focus areas, including oncology, mental health and artificial intelligence in healthcare.

Learn more about OHSU Innovates

OHSU Innovates is proud to support researchers and clinicians at OHSU who are striving to turn scientific ideas into real world solutions.  

Hear from a few of these OHSU members and learn what motivates them and how OHSU fosters innovation, collaboration and entrepreneurship.

Subscribe to the OHSU Innovates newsletter for the latest news, programs and events. 


Featured News

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President Biden honors OHSU's David Huang

Congratulations to David Huang, M.D., Ph.D., on receiving the United States' highest honor for technological achievement, the National Medal of Technology and Innovation!

“You’re literally changing the world for the better,” President Biden told Huang and other honorees.  Huang was a co-inventor of optical coherence tomography, or OCT, which has transformed the way eye disease is diagnosed and managed. 

Read more about this recognition and technology.

Featured Event

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Advance Your Science with Small Business Funding

Looking to fund your translational science innovation?

Join the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) in collaboration with the Oregon Clinical Translation Research Institute (OCTRI) and Oregon Bioscience Incubator (OBI) for a webinar to learn more about the SBIR/STTR programs for researchers and entrepreneurs in translational science, and current opportunities.

Register now to join the webinar, Entrepreneurial Support to Advance Your Small Business Health Innovations, on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024, 9:00 – 10:00 p.m. PT.

Featured opportunity

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Regulatory Consultation and Assistance Program

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, OCTRI, will soon be accepting applications for funding regulatory consultation services for eligible OHSU investigators. The Regulatory Consultation and Assistance Program (RCAP) will provide a one-time award, up to $7000, which can be used to support efforts to understand and navigate the regulatory environment for medical devices, diagnostics, drugs, and software. The RCAP can help create a roadmap to guide teams in the transition from the ideation phase of their project to proof-of-concept. Recipients may hire regulatory consultants to provide an overview of FDA rules and procedures specific to moving your technology or project towards commercialization.  

For more information read the program information or contact Claudia Nakama at nakama@ohsu.edu.


Innovate Collaborate Oregon

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OHSU Innovates is a proud partner of Innovate Collaborate Oregon (ICOregon), a collaborative network of Oregon institutions, which aims to further support and encourage the growth of innovation and entrepreneurship across the state. By bringing together resources across multiple institutions ICOregon aims to promote innovative discoveries, establish successful collaborations, form new companies, and increase economic development in Oregon.


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