Technology Commercialization FAQ & Bios
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The Research Informatics Core at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s received the 2012 Outstanding Service (+250 Employees) Award at the 2012 TechColumbus Innovation Awards announced February 7, 2013.
Nationwide Children’s and Transformatix Technologies, Inc. have partnered to create BioLinQ, a new biomedical informatics company designed to supply advanced software solutions for disease diagnosis and medical research.
The first major overhaul of the U.S. patent system in nearly 60 years is about to become law. The U.S. Senate last night voted 89-9 to approve the American Invents Act (H.R. 1249), ending a 6-year battle over how best to reform a patent system beset by increasing delays and costly litigation. Although many major universities and large research-driven companies lobbied for the extensive reform package, some analysts worry it could complicate efforts by academic scientists and smaller start-up companies to commercialize their discoveries.
Ten Central Ohio nonprofits, including Nationwide Children’s Hospital, were honored recently when the GroundWork Group celebrated its inaugural Nonprofit IT Creativity Awards. The awards recognize innovative and meaningful ways in which nonprofit organizations leverage IT to support business functions in order to more effectively achieve their missions.
Dr. Gregory Wiet, associate professor of otolaryngology at Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University, was one of the many leaders in technology who were featured during this year’s South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin this week. Wiet, a leader in the use of advanced, touch-enabled medical simulation applications for training, was part of a panel discussion titled “Stop the Bleeding! Immersive Simulations for Surgeons.”
The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital is an innovative, emergent organization that encourages faculty to develop promising new technologies that could one day provide utility to the practice of pediatrics, or more broadly, to the general health care community. The Office of Technology Commercialization at The Research Institute is responsible for the transfer of technology to external organizations.
Improving Patient Care through Technology
The Office of Technology Commercialization supports our organization's focus on clinical care, research and education by facilitating the transfer of new technologies to outside partners for the benefit of our community and the general public. We work closely with our Patents and Copyrights Committee to protect and commercialize intellectual property for Nationwide Children's Hospital.
Office of Technology Commercialization
The Research Institute, Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
By Phone or Fax or Email
p: (614) 355-2818
f: (614) 722-3945