IPS Quarterly Update: Fall 2016

Innovation Impact
Last year, UO research contributed to $38.1 million in company income, and 261 start-up jobs while generating $9.1 million in licensing revenue, the majority of which was reinvested in the University and the State of Oregon.
Read more about the economic impacts of UO research 

UO Research Seeds Success
The Innovation Partnership Services team at UO has helped dozens of researchers turn their academic discoveries into new business ventures. NemaMetrix is one of these businesses. Developed from the research of Shawn Lockery and Janis Weeks of UO’s Institute of Neuroscience, the Eugene-based company now helps researchers create custom screening systems for genetics, drugs, and pathways within living organism models.

Read more about UO’s other innovation success stories 
Supporting New Businesses
Innovation Partnership Services collaborates with faculty and staff members, students, and private industry partners to accelerate research and teaching innovations. A key goal is to help UO researchers turn the discoveries from across campus into innovations in the business world. For useful resources, see the IPS startups page

942 Olive on the Web
The UO-owned innovation space at 942 Olive St. in downtown Eugene houses the Tyler Invention Greenhouse, the Product Design Launch Lab, and the Eugene Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network. For more information, see 942 Olive’s new website.


Innovation Partnership Services
Innovation Partnership Services works with UO innovators, the public, and industry to accelerate the adoption of innovations derived from UO research and education.

Phone: (541) 346-3176          E-mail: techtran@uoregon.edu