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Office of Research announces 2018 Commercialization Gap Fund awards
December 14, 2017

Office of Commercialization bannerPULLMAN, Wash. – Seven research projects with high commercialization potential have been chosen to receive awards of up to $50,000 through the Commercialization Gap Fund for 2018. The funding was awarded to faculty from diverse fields including clean technology, human health, agriculture and engineering.

Study results to help improve research impact
March 9, 2017

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research

PULLMAN, Wash. – Increasing faculty incentives and regional industry and community engagement are among recommendations from a recent report of how Washington State University can better connect its research to non-academic stakeholders.

License WSU technologies with the click of a button
March 6, 2017

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Commercialization

PULLMAN, Wash. – Research aids developed at Washington State University are more readily available to the researchers and companies that need them through an online store launched by WSU’s Office of Commercialization.

Gap fund awards help get WSU innovations to market
December 15, 2016

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research

PULLMAN, Wash. – Wound healing, smart textiles, biodegradable hydraulic fluid and estimation of apple crops with a smartphone are some of the innovations that are closer to reaching the market thanks to the Commercialization Gap Fund (CGF) at Washington State University.

Oct. 31: Professor talks about research entrepreneurism
October 26, 2016

DhingraPULLMAN, Wash. – Measuring the impact of research is important to universities, funding agencies and the public. At Washington State University, programs like the Entrepreneurial Faculty Ambassadors and the National Science Foundation I Corps site are examples of how the Office of Research and colleges are supporting entrepreneurship and industrial outreach.

April 18: Faculty, students learn to market discoveries
April 14, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers and entrepreneurs will learn about commercializing their innovations through connecting with startup investors and other support in a free seminar 1-6 p.m. Monday, April 18, in the CUB junior ballroom at Washington State University. A networking happy hour will follow.

Gap fund awards help WSU innovations make an impact
March 17, 2016

By Alyssa Patrick, Economic Development

SEATTLE – Development of a universal flu vaccine, a treatment that could regenerate muscles and training to address racial bias are a few innovations that are one step closer to reaching the market thanks to the Commercialization Gap Fund (CGF) at Washington State University.

Bose, Kawas receive ‘Women to Watch in Life Science’ awards
May 28, 2015

By Alyssa Patrick, Economic Development, and
Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Bose,-left,-and-KawasSEATTLE – Professor Susmita Bose and Leen Kawas, CEO of a Washington State University spinoff company, will be recognized as “women to watch in life sciences” during the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association’s annual Life Science Innovation Northwest conference July 1 in Seattle.