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.
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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Propelling ideas from lab to marketplace: Local reporters tour NVF
C4C recently hosted an inter-active tour for journalists at our New Ventures Facility, where they got a first-hand look at the latest technologies moving from lab to market.
Watch the KING 5 story. Read more in PSBJ. View the slideshow.
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
. Watch the video
. Listen to KPLU
Marine Construction Technologies: Creating an acoustic barrier to save marine wildlife
New UW start-up aims to lower sound, cost of marine pile driving.
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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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