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    JOIN US for Bonnie Ramsey’s March 28 lecture, ”The Role of Therapeutics Development in Academia”

    Presenting the next in our series of Presidential Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellows lectures: “The Role of Therapeutics Development in Academia – Examining the Cystic Fibrosis Research Community as a Model of Success,” Professor Bonnie Ramsey will share lessons learned from shepherding two Cystic Fibrosis drugs successfully through FDA approval — TOBI and Kalydeco. WHEN: March 28 | 3:00 to 5:00 pm WHERE: Foege Auditorium (S-060), FoegeView More

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    UW Hosts Data Conference for Non-Profits

    2-Day Conference Focuses on Managing and Using Data More Effectively DRIVE (Data, Reporting, Insight, and Visualization Exchange) 2013, the only data conference specifically for non-profits, will take place February 20 and 21 at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle. DRIVE 2013 brings together IT professionals, development officers, alumni relations professionals, and others to gain insight and share best practices around data use. WhileView More

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    Event, Sept 28: Northwest Energy Angels Leadership Breakfast

    NORTHWEST ENERGY ANGELS – LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST Friday, Septembe 28, 2012 | 7:15am – 9:30am Bell Harbor International Conference Center | Bay Auditorium Hear Clean Edge Founder and Managing Director Ron Pernick discuss his new book, Clean Tech Nation: How the U.S. Can Lead in the New Global Economy, and how new financing and business models will be key to fulfilling the economic and environmental promiseView More

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    Event Aug 16: Getting better at connecting with others

    Learn how to more effectively share who you are and communicate what you want in this one hour seminar and hands-on workshop. You will learn: The secrets of personal branding, How to prepare for a networking event, Techniques for talking to strangers, The power of permission, And simple exercises you can do to become fearless when talking with strangers. Featuring: DF Hobbs, former brand strategistView More

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    EVENT Aug 30: Entrepreneur Rob Arnold Shares “the Roadmap from Innovation to Start-up”

    Join us on Aug 30 for a talk on navigating the road to start-up. Sure, inspiration and hard work are essential ingredients of a successful start-up, but so is a proven roadmap for getting from point A to B. In C4C’s upcoming talk, Rob Arnold, former President and CEO of Geospiza, Inc. and current C4C entrepreneur-in-residence, walks us through the stages to transform your promisingView More

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    June 9: C4C Presents Two Talks from Charles Valauskas on Mobile Devices & Medical Applications

    C4C is fortunate to have Charles Valauskas (Valauskas Corder-Chicago) offer insights gathered from his work with national medical association, device and telecommunication manufacturers and venture capital/angel and institutional investors on these topics of direct relevance to the UW community and Seattle area entrepreneurs. DATE: July 9, 2012 LOCATION UW Center for Commercialization (C4C) 4th Floor, 4311 11th Ave NE, Seattle WA 98105 REGISTRATION: No FeeView More

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    US Patent and Trademark Office director visits C4C

    David Kappos, director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office visited the Center for Commercialization on Friday to discuss the effects the America Invents Act will have on both the USPTO and C4C. Continue reading View More

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    Durand speaks on ‘Talea’ as part of entrepreneurial faculty series

    Music Professor Joel Francois Durand has listened to music in some of the finest concert halls in the world, so when it comes to listening to recorded music, he’s a pretty demanding consumer. In fact, it was his own discerning standards that drove Durand into becoming first an inventor, then an entrepreneur. He developed a high-end tonearm called the Talea, and created a startup, DurandView More

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    New C4C lecture series showcases UW faculty succeeding in commercialization

    The UW Center for Commercialization is launching a six-lecture series this fall about merging academic research with entrepreneurship, designed to inspire UW students and faculty to pursue commercialization. The 2011 Presidential Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellows lecture series will run on selected Tuesdays from Sept. 13 to Nov. 29. The series will showcase UW faculty who have succeeded in translating their research into products and therapies, whoView More

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    C4C Hosting Brown Bag Sessions at the College of Engineering

    At C4C, we’re committed to helping get ideas out of the lab and into people’s lives. During the month of August, we’re bringing our team to the College of Engineering. Over the four brown bag sessions, our staff will share the C4C programs that can add value at each stage of commercialization. Make your reservations for all the sessions or just one, depending on yourView More