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.

2022 Research and Innovation Awards

2022 Research and Innovation Award Winners

Congratulations to the OHSU members recognized in the 2022 Research and Innovation Awards program, which highlights those in our community who have been successful in building new partnerships and innovations over the past year. This includes recognition of those who have received patents, participated in industry-sponsored research and successfully had their inventions licensed for commercialization. In addition, five OHSU members are honored for their significant contributions to innovation and entrepreneurship this year.  Read the full 2022 Research and Innovation Awards program.

Featured news

I-Corps @ NCATS

BIP Corp’s 2022 Fall cohort is open for enrollment

This 5-week I-Corps short course provides biomedical scientists, clinician scientists, and engineers with a new approach to accelerate the translation of discoveries from lab to clinical practice. Based on the National Science Foundation's Innovation Corps (I-CorpsTM) program, the premiere federally-funded innovation and commercialization training in the U.S., BIP Corp is an evidence-based experience that will take you out of your comfort zone to connect with potential customers and provide you with a competitive business case for future funding, partnership and translational science opportunities. 


Sept 21 to Oct 26, 2022 (Virtual - cohort)
BIP Corp Fact Sheet & course schedule 

Contact Melissa Mudd for more information: muddm@ohsu.edu

Featured event

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OBI Lunch & Learn: Creating Equity Every Day

Organized by Oregon Bioscience Incubator and OTRADI, and sponsored by OHSU, this highly interactive session, led by Jackie Wirz, will guide you through exercises that create actionable steps that build equity into your daily work. Examining DEI from a personal, workplace, and community lens, you will walk away with tools that enhance your DEI knowledge and ideas you can put into practice. Register for more details. 

When: August 25, 2022, 12-1 PM PDT

Where: Oregon Bioscience Incubator, 4640 S Macadam Ave., Suite 240, Portland, OR 97239

Featured startup

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OHSU Startup Company GoCheck aims to improve early diagnosis of ophthalmic diseases

Oregon Health & Science University’s (OHSU) startup company, GoCheck, has a clear mission to protect kids from preventable vision impairment and blindness. Based on foundational technology from OHSU faculty member David Huang, M.D., Ph.D., the company’s product, GoCheck Kids, utilizes a phone-based screening platform to provide instant and affordable early eye screening.

View the video that tells the story of one family where the utilization of GoCheck Kids’ screening tool at a routine pediatric check-up led to the eventual diagnosis of the potentially fatal cancer, retinoblastoma. Read the full GoCheck company profile on OHSU Innovates to hear about the impact their screening tool is having on the lives of patients, and visit the GoCheck company website to learn more.

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