Category Archives: UW TechTransfer

UW hires Rick LeFaivre and Tom Clement to co-direct New Ventures Group

The University of Washington Center for Commercialization (formerly known as UW TechTransfer) has hired venture capitalist Rick LeFaivre and medical device entrepreneur Tom Clement to co-direct the center’s New Ventures Group. The New Ventures Group, previously known as LaunchPad Services, … Continue reading

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Linden Rhoads focusing UW TechTransfer on startups

University of Washington Vice Provost Linden Rhoads has been at the helm of UW TechTransfer for a year now, with a focus on helping startups commercialize technology. Rhoads, who also serves as a WTC board director, is profiled in a … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur advises slower path to technology transfer

Joe Eichinger, co-founder and president of medical-device company CoAptus Medical Corp in Redmond, advises university researchers to fully form their intellectual property before pursuing commercialization, he says in an interview with Xconomy. Eichinger is providing early-stage business advice to University … Continue reading

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UW TechTransfer bringing entrepreneurs to UW campus

UW TechTransfer has introduced two programs to support researchers looking to start companies or to commercialize their technologies. The Entrepreneurs-in-Residence program is aimed at entrepreneurs who are looking for commercializable ideas from the University. The LaunchPad Entrepreneur Advisers program creates … Continue reading

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WTC and UW Technology Transfer host software "Technology & Talent Tours"

Learn about opportunities for research and collaboration in software development at a half-day tour at the University of Washington. This winter (1999-2000), Washington Technology Center and the Software Transfer Group of the UW’s Office of Technology Transfer will host Technology … Continue reading

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