Technology Commercialization Office

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Jeffrey Patrick, PharmD, has been named director of the Drug Development Institute (DDI) at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James), effective Feb. 13, 2017. Created by the OSUCCC – James and with the help of seven Ohio State colleges and the university’s technology commercialization office, the DDI helps accelerate cancer drug

One of Ohio State University’s most prolific inventors, with six active commercial licenses from her work in livestock vaccines, believes bringing innovation to the market is part of her job as a scientist. Linda Saif, a Wooster-based professor in both OSU’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and its College of Veterinary Medicine, has isolated strains of viruses and antibodies that counteract them, contributing to a safer and more

  DECEMBER 20, 2016     COLUMBUS, Ohio, December 19, 2016 – Wireless power innovator, Nikola Labs won best pitch at Plug and Plays’ Winter Summit, held this past week at the Plug and Play Tech Center in Sunnyvale, California. The Summit marked the end of the 12-week internet of things (IoT) business accelerator program run by Plug and Play. Past Plug and Play accelerator companies include PayPal, DropBox and LendingClub. (The

Dr. Dipanjan “DJ” Nag has joined Ohio State as associate vice president of technology commercialization; in this role he will work with researchers across the university to translate academic discoveries into commercial products.  Nag is part of the Corporate Engagement Office, the university arm that facilitates technology commercialization, corporate engagement, and economic development. Dr. Nag has been a leader in technology transfer for both universities and in the private sector.

By: Emily Keeler Original Article: Two College of Pharmacy outreach programs at The Ohio State University have been named recipients of the 2016 Outreach & Engagement Awards from The Ohio State University. Pharmacy’s Partner for Promotion was named recipient of the Distinguished Service-Learning Award ; the OSU-South Africa Partnership was honored with the Emerging International Engagement Award. Created and run by Jennifer Rodis, PharmD, BCPS, FAPhA, Partner for Promotion (PFP) is a one-year

Clothes that receive and transmit digital information are closer to reality By: Pam Frost Gorder   COLUMBUS, Ohio—Researchers who are working to develop wearable electronics have reached a milestone: They are able to embroider circuits into fabric with 0.1 mm precision—the perfect size to integrate electronic components such as sensors and computer memory devices into clothing. With this advance, the Ohio State University researchers have taken the next step toward

In an effort to streamline the transfer of materials to Addgene, a non-profit plasmid repository and long-time collaborator with the university, two master agreements were recently executed between the organization and the Technology Commercialization Office (TCO). Master Deposit Agreement The Master Deposit Agreement eliminates the review and negotiation of terms for a deposit agreement with Addgene, saving time for the Principal Investigator (PI). Materials now only need to be reviewed

I-Corps@Ohio is a statewide initiative of the Ohio Department of Education. The program provides hands on training to faculty and students in technology commercialization. There is a competitive submission process and applications are now being accepted via A total of 20 teams from across the state will be selected for two cohorts which will take place this summer (2016).  Each team selected will receive a $15K grant to assist

Tech4Imaging® LLC, an imaging company targeting research and industrial applications spun off from The Ohio State University, recently received over $4 million in funding and acquired high-profile clients such as NASA, Shell Oil and the United States Department of Energy. Tech4Imaging® also works with other Fortune 500 companies and numerous research and academic institutions such as Curtin University in Australia, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, Kobe University in Japan and

Making cars of the future stronger, using less energy By: Pam Frost Gorder Microscope view of copper (top) welded to titanium (bottom) using a new technique developed at The Ohio State University. Image by Glenn Daehn, courtesy of The Ohio State University. COLUMBUS, Ohio—Engineers at The Ohio State University have developed a new welding technique that consumes 80 percent less energy than a common welding technique, yet creates bonds that