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.
Applied Dexterity Creates Innovation Ecosystem for Medical Robotics
Biorobotics professors Hannaford and Rosen have developed a surgical platform, the RAVEN — smaller, lighter, and considerably less expensive than the da Vinci surgical system.
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.
New Ventures Facility gets top spot in global ranking
After spinning out a record 18 UW start-ups in FY14, C4C has been named emerging incubator of the year in a ranking of top university business incubators.
Read more. See story in PSBJ.
UW launches record 18 start-ups in FY14
This year’s spin-outs span a broad range of industry sectors, from medical devices and therapeutics to software and clean technology.
See stories in Seattle Times, PSBJ and GeekWire.
Student design project moves from innovative idea to industry impact
PolyDrop’s durable and eco-friendly conductive coating is helping to close the loop on the plastics revolution.
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UW start-up MicroGREEN is taking off
Innovative MicroGreen Polymers has secured deals with several airlines to provide in-flight hot beverage cups that are environmentally friendly: cups made from plastic that can be recycled repeatedly. Read more
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Vikram Jandhyala named new Vice Provost for Innovation Read more
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
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