Technology Transfer and Business Development (TTBD) at OHSU granted licenses for discoveries to four Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences faculty members in the 2018 ceremony at OHSU last week, along with 72 other OHSU faculty who also received licenses in fiscal 2017. Shown holding TTBD glass mugs labelled as seen in the picture below are Drs. Stephen Lloyd, Amanda McCullough, Kent Anger and Ryan Olson.
For comparison, TTBD granted 141 license requests in 2016, executed 104 License and Option Agreements and applied for 46 patents. The awards were presented by Andrew Watson, Senior Director of Technology Transfer (pictured below); those receiving licenses in 2017 are listed on the screen.
Also noted at the ceremony were the new startups in 2017. There have been 60 OHSU startups since 1998, of which 2 have been formed by Occ Health Sciences faculty.
TTBD technology currently available for license directly from OHSU are in the areas of biological materials, dental, devices,diagnostics, education and training, imaging, research tools, software and therapeutics.