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.


2023 OHSU Innovation Awards

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Congratulations to the 2023 OHSU Innovation Awardees! Beth Habecker, Ph.D., Yali Jia, Ph.D., Matthew Rames, Ph.D., and Timur Tsintsadze, Ph.D., have been named the 2023 OHSU Innovation Awardees by the OHSU Innovates community. In addition, Erik Tucker, Ph.D., has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

This group has demonstrated an outstanding passion for innovation and collaboration and each works closely with the OHSU Innovates network.  More details about the awardees and their innovative research can be found in the 2023 OHSU Innovation Awards announcement.


Featured news

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Biomedical Innovation Program awards funding to develop new diagnostics and medical devices

Albert Chi, M.D., F.A.C.S., Xiao-Yue Han, M.D., and David Huang, M.D., Ph.D., have been named recipients of the 2022 Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) funding in the Device, Diagnostic, Software track. The BIP is designed to help advance innovative discoveries and move them closer to market to improve patient care. The award provides funds, as well as project management and mentorship in technology commercialization.

Read more about the recent awards on the OHSU Research News blog.

Featured event

OHSU 2023 Research Week

Innovation Day 2023 will be held virtually on May 4, as a part of OHSU Research Week. The day will feature up-and-coming innovative OHSU technologies and startups as well as local members of the innovation and entrepreneurial network.  Regional members will share local resources and experiences for those looking to turn scientific ideas into real-world solutions.

Check back in early April 2023 for registration information for Innovation Day and we hope to see you there!

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.


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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