THE CENTER FOR COMMERCIALIZATION’S MISSION is to make the University of Washington the best place in the world to do
research by providing unparalleled commercialization support to our entrepreneurial researchers.
UW startup’s new football helmet innovation wins Head Health Challenge II
Under Armour, GE and NFL’s Head Health Challenge II awards $500,000 to UW and startup VICIS, Inc.
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, and USA Today
Rescuing marooned customers from ‘help island’
UW startup AnswerDash enhances the ecommerce site experience by providing answers just a click away.
Vice Provost of Innovation, Vikram Jandhyala, discusses how the University of Washington plans to become a hub for entrepreneurship and innovation.
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Nexgenia’s new CEO zeros in on immunotherapy
UW startup Nexgenia is speeding up its work to find faster immunotherapy treatments.
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Gamers helping UW in Ebola research
Latest result of entrepreneurial spirit in David Baker lab: Players of computer game Foldit help UW researchers search for Ebola cure.
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, KOMO News
, and Al Jazeera America
Celebrating our record 18 UW start-ups in FY14
Washington Governor Jay Inslee, UW President Michael Young and UW Provost Ana Mari Cauce were among the 400+ guests at this year’s UW Start-Up Celebration, marking FY14 as the UW’s single most productive year for start-up formation.
The UW as Idea Factory:
Vice Provost for Innovation Vikram Jandhyala has a vision for turning UW into an entrepreneurship hub. Read more
. See video
Explore funding opportunities for your commercialization efforts. Read more
C4C Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIR), seasoned entrepreneurs and executives, are matched with UW teams. Learn more
Have you got an innovation to report?
We look forward to working with you and encourage you to start
with the innovation disclosure process.
We’ve created a secure and easy-to-use on-line submittal form for you to get started. Begin here