Driving Innovation Forward July 2014

Page 1

Driving INNOVATION Forward The Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization provides professional commercialization services to the Vanderbilt community, thus optimizing the flow of innovation to the market and generating revenue that supports future research activities and positively impacts the global society.


• From the Director: Support for Collaboration • Commercialization Dashboard • COVER: Featured Inventor, Will Grissom, Ph.D. • Introducing MDRAP, program focused on medical devices • CTTC unveils 2014 Medical Device PIpeline • Groundbreaking collaboration with JumpStart Foundry • Two Vanderbilt startups selected for Zeroto510 Program • VINES Board • Conferences and workshops • CTTC Services Spotlight: Sponsored Research • Patents Issued • What’s on Deck