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Winners of the 2021 USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase

Congratulations to the winners of the 14th Annual USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase, our annual University of Southern California student business competition held live on Zoom on November 17, 2021: WaterShield $10,000 USC Stevens Transformational Innovation Award Team Leader: Farbod Amirghasemi, USC Viterbi School of Engineering DYME $10,000 Best Business Concept Award (sponsored by the

2021-11-19T11:54:24-08:00November 19th, 2021|

2021 Student Innovator Showcase Finalists Announced

Join us via Zoom from 10:00-noon on Wed., Nov. 17 as our 10 student finalist teams fast pitch their ideas to our panel of judges, followed by a Q&A session. Winners will be announced during the final 15 minutes of the event.

2021-11-10T08:55:12-08:00November 2nd, 2021|

Female founders share about their journeys, discuss diversity

We kicked off this year's webinar series with a group of female founders who shared their triumphs and challenges in starting and building their businesses. “Female Founders: Beyond the Glass Ceiling” was co-hosted with USC Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE).

2021-10-14T15:19:06-07:00October 8th, 2021|

Join us at our webinar series

Join us as we continue our From Discovery to Commercialization webinar series this academic year. Like last year, the webinars will feature guest speakers from a variety of fields, including entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, intellectual property legal experts, startup founders, and more.

2021-10-14T15:16:46-07:00September 7th, 2021|

Stevens Center names Director of Licensing and New Ventures

Donaldson Santos has been promoted to the position of Director of Licensing and New Ventures for the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. He joined the Stevens Center in 2017 and has nearly 20 years of experience in academic and industry technology transfer.

2021-07-27T17:31:29-07:00July 27th, 2021|

Stevens Center welcomes two new staff members

Michael Nornberg, J.D., and Melissa Whorton joined the USC Stevens Center for Innovation team in January. Michael is a Licensing Associate and Melissa is the Contracts Manager, Intellectual Property.

2021-05-13T17:31:27-07:00February 23rd, 2021|