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June 12-16: Workshops offer resources for marketing ideas
May 17, 2016

bootcamp-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Scholars and researchers with discoveries they want to market are among those encouraged to attend the annual “Be The Entrepreneur Bootcamp,” planned June 12-16 in Pullman and in Moscow, Idaho, and cosponsored by Washington State University.

WSU, Chinese company to collaborate on ag research
May 11, 2016


By Craig Lawson, International Programs

SHENZHEN, China – Research and economic development in agriculture will be advanced thanks to a memorandum of understanding signed today between Washington State University and BGI, one of the world’s largest genomics companies.

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.

Entrepreneurship accelerator will aid students, faculty, state
March 1, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Icorps-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to teach its faculty and students how to come up with the “Next Big Thing” and become better entrepreneurs.

Plant biotech startup speeds propagation
July 9, 2014

By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

tiny-plant-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers-turned-entrepreneurs have developed a method for growing trees three times faster while conserving water and reducing the need for pesticides – and they just made their first sale.

Commercialization to be focus of new WSU faculty expert
June 17, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash.—Bringing more life-saving innovations and transformative research from Washington State University to the marketplace is the primary goal of the new Chancellor’s Distinguished Visiting Professor at WSU, Glenn D. Prestwich.

April 17: Lawyer discusses patenting aspects of nature
April 15, 2014

Eric-Williams-80PULLMAN, Wash. – New federal guidelines for what products of nature might be eligible for patents will be discussed by a pharmacist/intellectual property lawyer at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 17, in the Veterinary and Biomedical Research Building 305 at Washington State University Pullman. The presentation will be videoconferenced in SPBS 409 at WSU Spokane.

Zuckerberg’s virtual reality vision addressed – in a week
April 3, 2014

By Tina Hilding, College of Engineering & Architecture

3-D-200PULLMAN, Wash. – When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg acquired gaming headset company Oculus VR on March 25, he wrote, “This is just the start. After games, we’re going to make Oculus a platform for many other experiences. Imagine enjoying a courtside seat at a game… just by putting on goggles in your home.’’