May 5 — Research Week day four: Innovation Day

Join OHSU Innovation Day at Research Week to learn about some of the exciting inventions your colleagues have developed, the stories behind them, and the OHSU Innovates teams that provide support to the entrepreneur-scientists at OHSU.

Innovation Day 2022
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Innovation Day launches and closes with two phenomenal keynote speakers: Graciela Gomez Cowger, CEO of Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, and Paul R. Sanberg, president of the National Academy of Inventors. Don’t miss the panels and showcase between.

Innovation Keynote

Paul R. Sanberg, President, National Academy of Inventors (NAI)

Introduced by Danny Jacobs, President, OHSU

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keynote speakers

A Researcher’s Guide to Partnering with Industry

OHSU faculty members and partners share their stories of building successful industry partnerships. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

James Evans, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
Steve Reichow, OHSU

Luis Carvajal, Kronos Bio
Tania Vu, OHSU

Startup Company Spotlight

OHSU companies share their technology innovations and the stories that led to startup. 1 p.m.

  • Auxetics
  • CenterMom
  • CytoImage
  • Inherent Targeting

Innovation Showcase

OHSU technologies take center stage in pitch-style presentation forum. 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Albert Chi: CRISIS ventilator
Sunghee Chai: Strong micro-promoters for AAV gene therapy
Yu-Jui (Roger) Chiu: Novel dielectric flow cell fractionation device
Elise Erickson: Prediction of parturition

Closing Keynote, 3:45-4:30

Graciela Gomez Cowger, J.D. Chief Executive Officer, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

Introduction by Marguerita Lightfoot, Ph.D. Associate Dean for Research at the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health