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Alan Bentley

Vanderbilt continues in top 10 of ‘World’s Most Innovative Universities’

Nov. 2, 2018—Vanderbilt University—for the second consecutive year—has been named the 10th most innovative university in the world, according to a 2018 "Reuters Top 100" analysis.

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Forum highlights innovative approaches to bolstering biomedical research

Jun. 1, 2017—How can we — together — make research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) better and stronger?

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Student entrepreneurial pitch competition to stream live on SEC Network Sept. 21

Sep. 17, 2015—The SEC Network will provide coverage of the 2015 SEC Symposium, highlighted by a live SEC Network+ stream of the student entrepreneurial pitch competition on Monday, Sept. 21.

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VU faculty to join SEC colleagues to discuss creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship

Apr. 27, 2015—Vanderbilt faculty will join colleagues from the other 13 Southeastern Conference universities for a symposium titled “Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Driving a 21st-Century Economy” Sept. 20-22 in Atlanta.

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VU’s technology transfer efforts gain steam

Jul. 24, 2014—Vanderbilt University signed 101 licensing agreements with industry partners in fiscal year 2014, nearly 20 more than the record total set last year.

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New system helps speed transfer of research materials

Mar. 20, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has launched an automated system for processing and managing Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs), which govern the transfer of biological materials, chemicals, human tissue samples and other materials between institutions to facilitate academic research.

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VU’s technology commercialization efforts make strides

Sep. 26, 2013—Over the past three years, Vanderbilt University more than quadrupled earnings from its technology commercialization efforts — to more than $24.5 million in the 2013 fiscal year that ended June 30, officials have announced.

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Wireless ECG invented at VU seeks ‘Jumpstart’ from business acceleration program

May. 30, 2013—A wireless electrocardiogram (ECG) invented at Vanderbilt University is the centerpiece of a startup company that has been chosen to be a part of the Jumpstart Foundry Class of 2013.

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Technology transfer efforts bolstered by recent agreements

Mar. 28, 2013—Last month, Vanderbilt University announced a collaboration agreement with GlaxoSmithKline, a leading pharmaceutical and consumer health care company, to develop potential new drugs for severe obesity.

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Upcoming Hazinski workshop to focus on innovation, tech transfer

Dec. 20, 2012—The annual Thomas A. Hazinski Faculty Development Workshop this year centers on the encouragement of innovation. The two main speakers — David Owens, Ph.D., professor of Practice of Management and Innovation at the Owen Graduate School of Management, and Alan Bentley, M.S., assistant vice chancellor for Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Protection — will lead...

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Spirit of Innovation

Feb. 1, 2012—The Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization is taking Vanderbilt researchers’ inventions to new heights Use the term “inventor,” and what pops to mind? The wild-haired Dr. Emmett Brown and his time-traveling DeLorean? The unflappable “Q” demonstrating a laser-enabled wristwatch or an exploding attaché case? Perhaps the Absent-Minded Professor and his gooey, green “flubber”? Hollywood...

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Vanderbilt expanding its technology transfer efforts

Nov. 29, 2011—Vanderbilt’s Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization (CTTC) is expanding its services to accommodate the growing needs of Vanderbilt researchers.

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