Tell us about a new idea or technology and learn how OHSU could help protect the intellectual property.
Interested in forming a new company around your idea? Learn about how OHSU can help with startup company formation.
Learn more about existing OHSU partnerships and opportunities to work with OHSU community members.
Visit the OHSU Technology Portal to search for existing licensing opportunities and review technology summaries.
Learn more about academic and industry agreements including material transfer agreements (MTAs) and more.
Learn more about OHSU curriculum and programs offered to provide entrepreneurial training to OHSU members.
The OHSU Innovates collaborative network
Strategic Alliances, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
2022 Research and Innovation Awards
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.
The Oregon Bioscience Association releases their 2022 Economic Impact Report
This year’s economic impact report from the Oregon Bioscience Association provides details on Oregon’s thriving bioscience ecosystem. The bioscience sector demonstrated a total impact of $15.6 billion in output, $5 billion in income and nearly 66,000 jobs statewide. The report also breaks metrics down sectors, examining both the private bioscience industry and life science research in Oregon. Life science research at Oregon universities and hospitals, including OHSU, directly generated $882.3 million in economic activity, including $522.8 million in wages and 5,870 jobs. View the full 2022 Economic Impact Report for more details.
Biomedical Entrepreneurship Fireside Chat Series
Fireside chats with biomedical entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts help academic innovators quickly learn the essentials. Visit the UW events page for details about each session, and register here.
June 30, 2022, 2-3pm
Week 1: Biomedical Entrepreneurship and Its Unique Challenges
July 7, 2022, 2-3pm
Week 2: Biomedical Business Models, Budgets, and Funding Sources
July 14, 2022, 2-3pm
Week 3: Biomedical Regulatory Strategy and Product Development
July 21, 2022, 2-3pm
Week 4: PNW Regional Resources for Biomedical Entrepreneurs
We welcome and appreciate the collaborative nature of organizations that want to be a part of the ongoing innovative and entrepreneurial efforts at OHSU. Thank you to our sponsors!
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.