Latest News

 

Apr 25

  INVENTORS OF THE MONTH>>
Researchers at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute have developed a Dedicated Short Range Communication (DSRC) motorcycle helmet system that allows motorcyclists to connect into a connected vehicle network.
[VTIP Contact: gbrewer@vtip.org]

Apr 08

  VT KNOWLEDGEWORKS ANNOUNCES SPRING 2016 GAME CHANGERS CHALLENGE>>
An opportunity for one entrepreneur or entrepreneurial team to qualify for a $25,000 “Running Start” loan plus a package of free startup assistance services. There will be no public events, and this is a qualifying process, not a contest.
Applications due April 29, 2016.
[See link for contact info]

Mar 31

  VT KNOWLEDGEWORKS ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF CHALLENGE SEMIFINALS>>
Congratulations to VTIP Licensee DialySensors for winning the 2016 Innovation Challenge and to all of the winners of the Global Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinals!
[VTIP Contact: gbrewer@vtip.org]

Mar 31

  OCEAN WAVE ENERGY HARVESTING NETS $2 MILLION DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY GRANT>>
Looking at the ocean shows Lei Zuo, associate professor of mechanical engineering, more than beautiful scenery. It shows him the potential for abundant cheap, clean energy.
[VTIP Contact: gbrewer@vtip.org]

Mar 14

  INVENTORS OF THE MONTH >>
The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation recognizes Fred C. Lee, Qiang Li, and Junjie Feng as Inventors of the Month for their invention, “Omnidirectional Wireless Power Transfer System,” disclosed to Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties Inc. These Virginia Tech inventors have improved upon the limitations of existing wireless charging technologies with the invention of a novel, well-designed, omnidirectional wireless charging bowl based on a concept of coil arrangement and flexible excitation methods.
[VTIP Contact: lchen@vtip.org]

VTIP Notices

  CONTACT US>>
Trying to reach someone in VTIP? An easy way to reach any staff member in VTIP is to send your email to vtippatents@vtip.org. We will promptly respond to your inquiry or question.
  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.
  OFFICE HOURS>>
VTIP's IP & Innovation Office Hours
Wednesdays, by appointment, 1 - 5 pm, 3320 Torgersen Hall
Thursdays, 1 - 5 pm, 3320 Torgersen Hall
Fridays, 9 am - 12 pm, VTIP's CRC Office
Visit vtip.appointy.com to make an appointment!
  VT KNOWLEDGEWORKS STARTUP CHAT>>
Discuss your business ideas with VTKW's Jim Flowers at CoffeeWorks in the VTCRC
Fridays from 9:30-11:00 a.m.
1901 Innovation Drive, Suite 1100
http://www.vtknowledgeworks.com/event/calendar

Upcoming Events

Archived News

More Events at Virginia Tech