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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 Applications are currently being accepted online until September 2, 2018 for the next USC Stevens Student Innovator… Read more

Catching Up with Carbon Thumbprint, Winner at the 2017 USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase

Catching Up with Carbon Thumbprint, Winner at the 2017 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…. Read more

USC License Completed for Artificial Intelligence in Space Technology

The USC Stevens Center for Innovation recently licensed technology developed at the University of Southern California to Lucid Circuit, a Santa Monica-based company. Lucid Circuit is developing microchips for space-based geospatial analytics in small satellites. The company was launched in… Read more

USC Stevens Announces 2018 Recipients of Technology Advancement Grants

USC Stevens Center for Innovation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Technology Advancement Grants (TAG) program. Launched by USC Stevens Center for Innovation in 2016, the TAG program supports early-stage technologies invented at the University of Southern… Read more

Guidance on How to Distribute USC-Owned Software

The USC Stevens Center for Innovation recently issued guidance to USC software developers — including faculty, staff, and students — on considerations for how to distribute USC-owned software. Such decisions can affect research collaborations, satisfaction of sponsor requirements, ability to… Read more

USC Stevens Awards Two Prizes at 2018 USC Biomedical Engineering Event

The USC Stevens Center for Innovation recently sponsored and awarded two innovation prizes at the the 22nd Annual Grodins Graduate Research Symposium on April 13, 2018. Hosted by the USC Viterbi School of Engineering Department of Biomedical Engineering, the daylong event… Read more

USC Stevens Awards Innovation Prizes at 2018 Ostrow School of Dentistry Research Day

The USC Stevens Center for Innovation sponsored and awarded two innovation prizes at the USC Ostrow School of Dentistry’s Annual Research Day on April 4, 2018. The daylong event at USC’s Galen Center included invited speakers from a number of… Read more

USC Stevens Center for Innovation Recognizes USC Inventors at Annual Reception

The USC Stevens Center for Innovation recently hosted a special reception in Downtown Los Angeles to celebrate inventors at the University of Southern California. The event included the presentation of the 2nd Annual USC Stevens Center for Innovation Technology Commercialization… Read more

USC Team Earns Spot at the National Academy of Inventors Student Showcase

A biomedical engineering research team from USC has been selected as one of six student teams nationwide to present at the upcoming National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Student Innovation Showcase in Washington, D.C. Senseer, developed by USC Viterbi School of… Read more

USC Stevens Appoints Senior Marketing and Communications Manager

We are pleased to announce the appointment of John Merritt as Senior Manager, Innovation Marketing, Communications and Events at the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. Merritt joined the office on March 5, 2018, and will be responsible for the development,… Read more

Mark Stevens’ Trojan Success Story

Trojan Family Magazine recently published an article about USC Trustee Mark Stevens, who with his wife, Mary, have donated more than $100 million to grow USC. Mark Stevens is one of Silicon Valley’s most successful venture capitalists and a longtime… Read more

USC Stevens Center for Innovation Appoints Associate Director of Licensing, Life Sciences

The USC Stevens Center for Innovation is pleased to announce the appointment of Donaldson Santos as Associate Director of Licensing for Life Sciences. Santos joined the office on December 4, 2017 and is leading the life science licensing team that… Read more

Michelson Hall, new hub for groundbreaking biotech research, opens at USC

Michelson Hall – the new home of the USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience – recently opened at USC’s University Park Campus. The new building – with open labs and state-of-the-art technology – brings together engineers and scientists in shared… Read more

New Internet of Things (IoT) Consortium Formed at USC

USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering and Marshall School of Business, together with the City of Los Angeles and a number of companies and other organizations, have come together to form a new consortium, that will design, develop, test, and deploy… Read more

Brain cell study at USC gets $19 million research grant

The USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute at the Keck School of Medicine of USC has received a $19 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to help create a classification system for cells in the… Read more

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

USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase Awards Over $30K to Student Startups By Peijean Tsai, USC Stevens Center for Innovation October 25, 2017 The USC Stevens Center for Innovation recently hosted the 11th Annual USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase, where USC… Read more

USC student startup Aqus expands across the globe, offering affordable clean water solution to impacted communities

USC student startup Aqus expands across the globe, offering affordable clean water solution to impacted communities By Peijean Tsai, USC Stevens Center for Innovation Watch 24 USC student startups compete for over $30,000 at the 11th Annual USC Stevens Student… Read more

Catching up with Athelas, 2015 winner of the USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase

Where are they now? Catching up with Athelas, 2015 winner of the USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase By Peijean Tsai, USC Stevens Center for Innovation Watch 24 USC student startups compete for over $30,000 at the 11th Annual USC Stevens… Read more

ZBoard: a USC Startup Story – How USC Stevens Legal Office Hours Helped the Skateboard Company Move Forward

ZBoard: a USC Startup Story How USC Stevens Legal Office Hours Helped the Skateboard Company Move Forward By Peijean Tsai, USC Stevens Center for Innovation When Ben Forman and Geoff Larson were USC students, they wanted a better way to… Read more