News

USC Stevens Center for Innovation Launches Start-Up Investment Program

USC researchers and inventors have a new university resource, as the USC Stevens Center for Innovation has launched a new program to support the translation of research through USC startups. Starting November 1, 2016, applications are being accepted on a… Read more

USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase Awards Over $30K to Student Startups

By Peijean Tsai, USC Stevens Center for Innovation, October 18, 2016 Recently, the 10th Annual USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase was held on October 7, 2016 during Trojan Family Weekend. The USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase is the flagship event… Read more

Mark Stevens

Special Guest Mark Stevens to give keynote speech at 10th Annual USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase

Are you a USC student with a startup idea or invention? Enter the USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase business competition to win funding to take your concept further. The USC Stevens Center for Innovation is currently seeking applications from students to… Read more

USC Stevens Center for Innovation Expands Office Hours

USC faculty, researchers and inventors now have more opportunities to meet with the USC Stevens Center for Innovation to discuss ways to facilitate the commercialization of their research and technologies, as USC Stevens has expanded its office hours schedule. Drop-in… Read more

Where are they now? OptDx: Global Impact award winner at the 2015 USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase

The 10th Annual USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase is coming up on October 7, 2016. We recently spoke with past winners to see how they have progressed since competing last year. Before USC students Ja-Yoon Choe and Ayush Jaiswal entered… Read more

USC to show how wearable technology can improve cancer treatment

Researchers at USC will demonstrate how using wearable technology and smartphones can improve cancer treatment at a White House event on Oct. 3. “South by South Lawn: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art and Action” (SXSL) is a gathering… Read more

cancer-cells-Pixabay-CC0

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center to Collaborate with Trovagene to Standardize the Use of Trovera™ ctDNA Liquid Biopsy Tests in Patient Care

The USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has entered into a new collaboration agreement with Trovagene, Inc., a San Diego-based developer of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) molecular diagnostics for cancer monitoring. This collaboration will seek to establish a standardized framework for… Read more

bulb-31675-CC0

USC Stevens announces recipients of Technology Advancement Grants

USC Stevens Center for Innovation is pleased to announce the first round of recipients of the Technology Advancement Grant (TAG) Program. Launched by USC Stevens Center for Innovation earlier this year, the TAG Program supports early stage technologies invented at… Read more

PeterKuhn

USC to Lead Public-Private Partnership Launched by the FNIH to Evaluate Liquid Biopsies as Biomarkers in Colorectal Cancer Patients

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Biomarkers Consortium is launching a research partnership to determine whether liquid biopsies can be used instead of traditional solid tumor biopsies for diagnosing and monitoring metastatic colorectal cancer. According to the… Read more