Jan. 14, 2015—From capsule robots to antibodies that could prevent and treat diseases like Ebola, Vanderbilt was the birthplace in 2014 of nearly 200 inventions with the potential to profoundly impact lives around the globe. Here are 10 of the coolest.
Jan. 13, 2015—Pietro Valdastri, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and electrical engineering, and postdoctoral scholar Ekawahyu Susilo will begin Valdastri’s second run as principal investigator in the NSF I-Corps program as they explore the commercial potential of modular open-source architecture for building capsule robots.
Dec. 19, 2014—A diverse group of engineering undergrads horrified by a report of violent attacks on Indian women who were walking to toilet facilities came up with an alternative. Their project has the potential to change lives in nations where plumbing is considered a luxury.
Sep. 26, 2014—“I live for the problems we get to solve,” says Will Grissom, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, radiology and electrical engineering.
Apr. 24, 2014—Vanderbilt’s entrepreneurial community will have greater access to Jumpstart Foundry’s proven program for education, mentorship and networking through a new collaboration.
Apr. 10, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Team Filtergraph is headed to Michigan to participate in the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps Program. Filtergraph is a dynamic, Web-based portal that allows users to sort and manage large data sets.
Mar. 7, 2014—The Vanderbilt Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization’s New Ventures Team, in partnership with LaunchTennessee, will host an SBIR/STTR workshop on Tuesday, April 15, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Sarratt Student Center, rooms 216-220. The purpose of the event is to create awareness among faculty and students of the funding available from various federal agencies...
Mar. 7, 2014—InvisionHeart, LLC, a startup based on a wireless ECG system developed at Vanderbilt, has been selected as one of 10 startups nationwide to participate in Google's inaugural Demo Day.
Jan. 28, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization will host a lunch-and-learn event with KeraFAST, an e-commerce site that facilitates the commercialization of life science research materials created in university labs. The program is designed to be a convenient way to distribute materials to the research community with minimal paperwork. A portion of the revenues are returned...