Latest News

 

Mar 10

  THE LAUNCH PLACE AND FIRST FLIGHT VENTURE CENTER PARTNER TO HOST THE BIG LAUNCH CHALLENGE>>
The Launch Place, a leading recruiter of entrepreneurs in the Dan River Region of Virginia, and First Flight Venture Center (FFVC), RTP’s largest technology incubator, announced today a unique partnership to attract the most innovative technology start-up companies in Virginia and North Carolina to a competition that planners of the event are referring to as “high stakes.”
[VTIP contact – mark.coburn@vt.edu]

Feb 26

  RESEARCHERS ESTABLISH BENCHMARK SET OF GENOTYPES FOR HUMAN GENOME SEQUENCING>>
Led by biomedical engineer Justin Zook of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, a team of bioinformaticians from Harvard University and the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech has presented new methods to integrate data from different sequencing platforms, thus producing a highly reliable set of genotypes that will serve as a benchmark for human genome sequencing.
[VTIP contact – jgeikler@vtip.org]

Feb 25

  RESEARCHERS WORK WITH NOVEL WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES TO IMPROVE SAFETY IN HOSPITALS, HEALTH CARE>>
Medical mistakes happen every day, even with the best doctors and nurses. One way to reduce medical errors is to adopt new wireless technologies that improve health care and reduce costs.
[VTIP contact – jgeikler@vtip.org]

Feb 24

  VIRGINIA TECH SCIENTIST PROPOSES REVOLUTIONARY NAMING SYSTEM FOR ALL LIFE ON EARTH>>
A Virginia Tech researcher has developed a new way to classify and name organisms based on their genome sequence and in doing so created a universal language that scientists can use to communicate with unprecedented specificity about all life on Earth.
[VTIP contact - ghess@vtip.org]

VTIP Notices

  [INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE about the process of tech transfer and commercialization? Foresight Science & Technology™ founder Phyl Speser has written a great piece that charts a course to follow when working with Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties. Look under VTIP Publications to download a copy.]

Upcoming Events

Archived News

More Events at Virginia Tech