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Keck and Viterbi Faculty Members Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Dr. Gianluca Lazzi of the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the Viterbi School of Engineering and Dr. Neil Siegel of the Viterbi School of Engineering were named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). They join a… Read more

USC Student Entrepreneurs Win Big at Stevens Showcase

USC Student Entrepreneurs Win Big at Stevens Showcase Story by Peijean Tsai | Photos by Nikolaus Traitler The USC Stevens Center for Innovation recently hosted its 13th Annual USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase, where USC student entrepreneurs competed for $27,500… Read more

USC Rises to Eighth Place in Reuters’ Ranking of World’s Most Innovative Universities

The University of Southern California was ranked eighth in Reuters’ annual ranking of universities around the world that do the most to advance science, invent new technologies, and power new markets and industries. This marks a significant jump in the… Read more

One year later: USC alum’s startup aims to increase pet adoptions, save animal lives

One year later: USC alum’s startup aims to increase pet adoptions, save animal lives By Peijean Tsai, USC Stevens Center for Innovation Applications are currently being accepted online until September 15, 2019 for the next USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase…. Read more

USC Stevens Center Hires Two Licensing Associates

The USC Stevens Center for Innovation, the University of Southern California’s technology licensing office, has hired Radhika Palkar and Stefan Schweizer as licensing associates. Radhika and Stefan will join the Stevens Center commercialization team. Licensing associates interact with faculty and… Read more

Stevens Center Announces Recipients of 2019 Technology Advancement Grants

USC Stevens Center for Innovation is pleased to announce the recipients of Technology Advancement Grants for 2019. Launched by the Stevens Center in 2016, the Technology Advancement Grant (TAG) program supports early-stage technologies invented at USC through validation or proof-of-concept… Read more

Rubén Flores-Saaib Appointed Associate Director of Licensing

The USC Stevens Center for Innovation is pleased to announce the appointment of Rubén Flores-Saaib as Associate Director of Licensing. Flores-Saaib will join the office on April 22, 2019, and report to Michael Arciero, Director of Technology Licensing and New… Read more

Stevens Center Awards Viterbi Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. Students

USC Stevens Center for Innovation sponsored and awarded two innovation prizes at the the 23rd Annual Grodins Graduate Research Symposium April 12, 2019. Hosted by the USC Viterbi School of Engineering Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME), the all-day event at the… Read more

Stevens Center Awards Ostrow Researchers

The USC Stevens Center for Innovation sponsored and awarded two innovation prizes at the Ostrow School of Dentistry’s Annual Research Day, held April 10, 2019, at the USC Galen Center. Michael Arciero (Director of Technology Licensing and New Ventures), Donaldson… Read more

USC Inventors Honored at Annual Stevens Center for Innovation Reception

Story by John Merritt | Photos by Nikolaus Traitler Inventors from a number of USC schools and colleges gathered on the 30th floor of the USC City Center on March 27, 2019, for an annual reception hosted by the USC Stevens Center… Read more

USC Startups, Technologies Highlighted at Inaugural USC Innovation Summit

USC Startups, Technologies Highlighted at Inaugural USC Innovation Summit Story by Peijean Tsai | Photos by Nikolaus Traitler USC Stevens Center for Innovation recently hosted the USC Innovation Summit, a new event showcasing University of Southern California startups and technologies… Read more

USC Professors Win 2019 Sloan Research Fellowships

Congratulations to the University of Southern California researchers (pictured above from left to right) who were recently awarded 2019 Sloan Research Fellowships: Carly D. Kenkel, Gabilan Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences Jason… Read more

USC Professors Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Two professors from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to engineers. Professor Mahta Moghaddam, the William Hogue Professor in the Ming Hsieh Department of… Read more

USC Stevens Center Welcomes Two Licensing Associates

The USC Stevens Center for Innovation, the University of Southern California’s technology transfer office, has hired Kate Rodriguez and Nicholas Lee to join its licensing team. They began their new positions January 28, 2019. The new licensing associates will join… Read more

Two USC Faculty Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Dr. Ellis Fan-Chuin Meng of the Viterbi School of Engineering and Dr. Michael Waterman of the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences recently joined a select group of USC faculty members who have received the prestigious National Academy of Inventors Fellow… Read more

Student Entrepreneurs Win Over $32,000 at USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase

Student Entrepreneurs Win Over $32,000 at USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase Story by Peijean Tsai | Photos by Nikolaus Traitler The USC Stevens Center for Innovation recently hosted its 12th Annual USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase, where USC student entrepreneurs… Read more

MedMind: Trojan Startup Aims to Help Cancer Patients Manage Their Daily Medications and Side Effects

MedMind: Trojan Startup Aims to Help Cancer Patients Manage Their Daily Medications and Side Effects By Peijean Tsai, USC Stevens Center for Innovation Come vote for this year’s Trojan Family Choice Award winner by seeing this year’s teams compete on… Read more

Stasis Labs founders

Stasis Labs: a Trojan Healthcare Startup Four Years After Winning the USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase

Stasis Labs: a Trojan Healthcare Startup Four Years After Winning the USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase By Peijean Tsai, USC Stevens Center for Innovation  Join us Friday, October 12, 2018 to watch this year’s teams compete at the 12th Annual… Read more

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Trojan Business Continues to Grow After Win at USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase

Trojan Business Continues to Grow After Win at USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase By Peijean Tsai, USC Stevens Center for Innovation Applications are currently being accepted online until September 2, 2018 for the next USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase. Years… Read more

USC Social Entrepreneur Focused on Climate Change Aided by USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase Award

USC Social Entrepreneur Focused on Climate Change Aided by USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase Award By Peijean Tsai, USC Stevens Center for Innovation Do you have a startup or business idea? Applications are currently being accepted online until September 23,… Read more