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

Optical Coherence Tomography: A new way of seeing

Congratulations to David Huang on receiving the Lasker Award

OHSU's David Huang, M.D., Ph.D., is receiving the 2023 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, sometimes referred to as ‘America’s Nobel’, for his work as a coinventor of optical coherence tomography, which "revolutionized ophthalmology—allowing rapid detection of diseases of the retina that impair vision." 

Additional details about Dr. Huang’s exemplary work can be found in the press release

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Vir Biotechnology Announces First Participant Dosed in New Phase 1 Trial

Vir Biotechnology began a Phase 1 clinical trial for a novel HIV vaccine, which is based on original OHSU research from the Vaccine Gene Therapy Institute. This achievement is the culmination of years of innovative research by OHSU scientists into designing a novel vaccine platform and the ongoing translation of this research by scientists at Vir. And it marks an important step in getting this innovation one step closer to benefiting people around the world.  

Special congratulations to the OHSU scientists and Vir co-founders Louis Picker, M.D., Klaus Früh, Ph.D., Scott Hansen, Ph.D., and Jay Nelson, Ph.D.

Read more about the vaccine candidate and the trial.

Featured opportunity

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We are hiring!

OHSU Technology Transfer is hiring an agreements manager for the Academic and Industry Agreements team.

OHSU Technology Transfer supports OHSU innovators to further their research and commercialization goals. This includes facilitation and negotiation of both academic and industry agreements as well as providing assistance at each step to commercialization for new inventions and technologies. 

Visit the job posting and feel free to reach out with any questions!


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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