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.


The 2024 OHSU Innovation Awards

Congratulations to the 2024 OHSU Innovation Awardees Alex Bartlett, Ph.D., Robert Eil, M.D., Michael Riscoe, Ph.D., Joaquin Cigarroa, M.D., Matthias Merkel, M.D., Ph.D., and Joe Ness, M.H.A., RPh.  These awards recognize innovative scientists in the OHSU community striving to turn scientific ideas into healthcare solutions to improve patient lives.

Read more about the awardees and their innovative science in the 2024 OHSU Innovation Awards announcement. 

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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Oregon Bio Women Connect 2024

Join WIS PDX and Oregon Bio Women in connecting with other women in the bio space to discuss the many faces of leadership in industry and academia. Learn how to seize and thrive in leadership opportunities at various stages in your career. 

WHEN:     Thursday, July 25 , 2024
WHERE:   Twist Bioscience Campus

Learn more and register on the Oregon Bio Association website.

Featured funding opportunity

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Regulatory Consultation and Assistance Program (RCAP)

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is accepting applications for funding regulatory consultation services for OHSU investigators. A one-time award of up to $7,000 can be used to hire regulatory consultants to provide an overview of FDA rules and procedures specific to moving your technology or project towards commercialization. 

Apply now!

Please contact Claudia Nakama for more information 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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Help OHSU drive regional economic impact through entrepreneurship.

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