• Suhrud Rajguru
    University Of Miami School Of Medicine

    Join U Innovation at the University of Miami for its Concept to Commercialization Seminar Series featuring Dr. Suhrud Rajguru. Dr. Rajguru is Co-Director of the Miami CTSI's Translational Workforce Development Program, Assistant Director of the Collaboration and Multidisciplinary Team Science Program, and Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Restor-Ear, LL.

  • When she was an orthopedics resident in her native Germany, Christine Mehner, M.D., Ph.D., noted that the nails used to set fractures didn’t provide the best possible outcomes to stabilize fractured long bones, such as the tibia, femur and humerus. In standard surgery to fix a tibia fracture, for example, a surgeon’s experience determines adequate positioning of the patient’s leg and foot to

  • University Of Miami School Of Medicine

    The dissemination of the I-Corps@NCATS program has accelerated the development and commercialization of breakthrough innovations in medical research across U. Miami and the CTSA partner hubs. Taking the lessons from the “I-Corps at the CTSA Train-The-Trainer pilot initiative” in 2017, nine participants developed the I-Corps@NCATS program with support from a CTSA Administrative Supplement to

  • A Rochester company that developed a device that reduces the size of eye droplets by 60% won the grand prize of the Minnesota Cup on Monday night, beating nearly 2,000 other companies that entered what has become the largest statewide competition for startups in Minnesota. Led by a Mayo Clinic medical student, Nanodropper Inc. won the $50,000 grand prize, in addition to $25,000 for winning its

  • Case Western Reserve University

    The CWRU School of Medicine is proud to sponsor a new non-credit course entitled "FDA Regulation in Entrepreneurship and Clinical Research Management". The goal of this course is to provide foundational knowledge in and understanding of moving your technology through the FDA approval process. The course will include a series of instructors, including both local experts as well as nationally

  • Columbia University Health Sciences

    This course has been recorded and the full video series is now available online. Taught via Zoom at Columbia University, Fall 2020. Intellectual property (patents, copyrights, trademarks) are an increasingly critical part of almost any business, at almost any stage of growth. This course provides the aspiring business executive, entrepreneur, or scientist an overview of commercial opportunities

  • Nanodropper, co-founded by a Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine student, designed and makes a specialized eye drop bottle adapter that reduces medicine waste by delivering a more precise drop for patients and doctors. The team, led by CEO and third-year medical student Alissa Song, developed the precision eye dropper in 2017. Since then, the team has found success in business start-up

  • Local innovators and members of the Minnesota entrepreneurial community gathered May 15, 2020, for a virtual Walleye Tank: COVID-19 Showcase. The event showcased how Minnesota innovators and community leaders are stepping up to conquer COVID-19 challenges. It was hosted by Mayo Clinic Office of Entrepreneurship and University of Minnesota. The event is typically held as an in-person pitch

  • Washington University

    Washington University in St. Louis is recruiting for the fall program of our NIH-funded Entrepreneurship for Biomedicine (E4B) training program. E4B is free and taught fully online through Washington University in St. Louis. As an E4B trainee, you will work with biomedical research trainees from across the nation to innovatively solve problems in these challenging times, and develop skills in

  • Entrepreneurs chomped at the chance to present exciting new health care projects at the Alligator Tank competition, held Nov. 19 at Mayo Clinic in Florida. About 100 people showed up in Kinne Auditorium—at times standing room only—to watch eager contestants put everything on the line and give their best performance. Like the "Shark Tank" television concept, presenters or teams had two minutes to

  • University Of Pennsylvania
    Academic Entrepreneurship for Medical and Health Scientists, is a free open education resource that can be used in courses, workshops, pilot grant programs, and by individuals. Who is an academic entrepreneur? Faculty, staff, or students turning observations in the laboratory, clinic, and community into interventions that improve the health of individuals and the public and seeking to: patent and
  • Driven to solve an everyday problem and help patients, Drs. Christine Mehner and Toni Turnbull designed a new adjustable nail to set long bone fractures in orthopedic surgery. Their idea could simplify surgery for physicians and reduce side effects for patients. These innovators developed their idea with valuable feedback from a Mayo Clinic life sciences pitching competition.
  • Georgia CTSA: Innovation Catalyst Program
    Emory University
    The goal of CTSAs across the nation is to “get more treatments to more patients more quickly”1. One effective pathway to reach patients is via commercializing biomedical innovations. However, within an academic environment, researchers often do not have access to or experience with building the skills necessary to take an innovation to market. Hence, the Georgia CTSA opted to create a unique
  • Nine teams of Mayo Clinic employees pitched their ideas for health care innovations at the second annual Alligator Tank competition at the Mayo Clinic Florida campus on November 14, 2018. Each team was given 120 seconds to explain their solution to a problem in the medical field before a live audience and a panel of expert judges -- or "alligators." The evening event was moderated by Charles Bruce