Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization Archives
Nov. 3, 2017—The new Leveraged Proposal Organization and Development program — L-POD — supports faculty as they pursue grants and funding opportunities to bolster the university's competitiveness in research funding.
Jun. 8, 2017—Last week, Vanderbilt’s Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences hosted the inaugural RadX Innovation Challenge Pitch Event.
Nov. 7, 2016—Vanderbilt's Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization and the Wond’ry are hosting a Flash Pitch competition for students. Similar to the popular television show "Shark Tank," participants will have 90 seconds to present their winning ideas to a panel of investors and entrepreneurship experts.
Oct. 22, 2015—A wireless electrocardiogram (ECG) system invented at Vanderbilt University and marketed by a Nashville company, InvisionHeart, has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval.
Oct. 1, 2015—La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. and Vanderbilt University have signed a research and license agreement covering Vanderbilt’s research program and intellectual property rights related to compounds that block bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) type-I receptors. The compounds have therapeutic potential in a broad range of diseases, including rare genetic disorders.
Apr. 16, 2015—A strategy for commercializing a potential new test for colon cancer that can make tumor cells “glow” won top honors at last week’s TechVenture Challenge.
Apr. 14, 2014—The goal of the competition is three-fold: it serves as an educational and networking opportunity for students, it assists inventors in moving technologies forward with commercialization plans, and it spotlights some of Vanderbilt’s leading technologies.
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.
Dec. 12, 2013—What if there was a program that connected surgeons, physicians, nursing staff and other medical care providers with a team of the nation’s top engineers? What if that program enabled the transfer of innovative ideas to working prototypes – financially and developmentally? Fortunately for the Vanderbilt community, there is. Established in the fall of 2012,...
Nov. 14, 2013—Vanderbilt’s Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization will host a special seminar, “When Does a Medical Software/App Become a Medical Device?: Practical Considerations and FDA Guidance,” from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Jacobs Believed in Me Auditorium, 134 Featheringill Hall. Seth Mailhot, an attorney with Michael Best and Friedrich, LLP, will lead...