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USC Stevens Announces Recipients of Technology Advancement Grants

USC Stevens Center for Innovation is pleased to announce the recipients of the Technology Advancement Grant (TAG) Program for 2017. Launched by USC Stevens Center for Innovation in 2016, the TAG Program supports early stage technologies invented at USC through… Read more

RASRx Receives Orphan Drug Designation from FDA

RASRx announced June 15, 2017 that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) for its compound RASRx1902 for the treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  RASRx1902 is an oral therapy that has shown… Read more

USC Viterbi Faculty Awarded Multiple MURI Grants

Congratulations to the USC Viterbi School of Engineering research teams led by Drs. Milind Tambe, Ben Reichardt and Priya Vashishta, who have been awarded multiple Department of Defense grants to support their work in cybersecurity, advance quantum computing and improving… Read more

SeqOnce Biosciences Launches new ProntoSeq! Rapid DNA Library Preparation Kits

SeqOnce Biosciences, Inc. recently announced the launch of its new ProntoSeq!™ DNA Library preparation kits for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) sample preparation. The new ProntoSeq!™ kits are based upon the company’s proprietary kit chemistry which is the fastest product on… Read more

Tocagen Announces Closing of IPO and Exercise of the Underwriters’ Option

USC Stevens Center for Innovation is pleased to share the news of our licensee, Tocagen Inc. (Nasdaq: TOCA), a clinical-stage, cancer-selective gene therapy company, which on April 13th, 2017 announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 8,500,000 shares… Read more

Launch of the USC Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors

  The USC Stevens Center for Innovation recently hosted the launch of the University of Southern California (USC) Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) on May 3, 2017. The NAI is a national non-profit organization, which includes around… Read more

USC Stevens Center for Innovation to host international meeting on intellectual property related to Big Data

Registration is now closed. For the meeting agenda and speakers, click here. The USC Stevens Center for Innovation will host the 3rd Annual Licensing Executives Society International Young Members Congress Conference (LESI YMC), the youngest and most dynamic intellectual property… Read more

USC Keck Faculty Researcher Awarded $6.9 Million in NIH Funding

Congratulations to Dr. Zea Borok, professor of medicine, chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and director of the Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, who has earned a… Read more

USC Stevens gives innovation awards at USC Biomedical Engineering event

              The USC Stevens Center for Innovation recently sponsored and awarded two innovation prizes at the the 21st Annual Grodins Graduate Research Symposium, hosted by the USC Viterbi School of Engineering Department of Biomedical… Read more

USC Stevens gives innovation awards at Ostrow School of Dentistry Research Day

The USC Stevens Center for Innovation sponsored and awarded two innovation prizes at the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC’s Annual Research Day on April 5, 2017 at USC’s Galen Center. The USC Stevens Center for Innovation gave out two… Read more

USC Viterbi’s Information Sciences Institute awarded over $30M to design defect-free electronic chips

A research team lead by Information Sciences Institute (ISI) at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering has been awarded a $30.9 million federal contract under the Rapid Analysis of Various Emerging Nanoelectronics (RAVEN) program, by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects… Read more

Ostrow-led multi-university research group awarded $12 million to develop tissue regeneration products

A multi-university research team led by the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC has been awarded $12 million in federal research funding to work on developing products that facilitate tissue regeneration. The collaborative effort is called the C-DOCTOR consortium and… Read more

USC Viterbi Faculty Led-Research Awarded $1.8 Million in Funding from US Department of Energy SunShot Initiative

A research team at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering has been awarded $1.8 million in research funding by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) SunShot Initiative to assist with the nation’s efforts… Read more