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UCLA Invents Vol.5, No.1 (Feb 2017)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Receives $2.2 Million to Support Technology Transfer
  • UCLA Startup, Neural Analytics, Receives CE Mark for Device
  • Interview: Kos Galatsis, CEO, Carbonics, a UCLA Startup
  • Last Chance to Enter "I'm a UC Entrepreneur!" Campaign
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Research News Highlights
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.4, No.12 (Aug 2016)
In This Issue:
  • Amir Naiberg to Lead UCLA Tech-Transfer Initiatives
  • Kite Pharma Enters into Global License Agreement with UCLA
  • US Patents Issued: UC System #1, UCLA #1 UC-wide
  • UCLA Tech-Transfer Roundup: Startup & IP Licensing News
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • Research News Highlights
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.4, No.11 (Jul 2016)
In This Issue:
  • Bone Biologics Enters into Agreement to License UCLA IP
  • Curing 'Bubble Baby' Disease: From UCLA Lab to Clinic
  • UCLA Licensee Sofie Biosciences Raises $3.7 Million
  • UCLA Licensee Kite Pharma Opens 43.5K sqft Facility in LA
  • UC Venture Model Gets $22M Seed-Funding Boost from State
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Research News Highlights
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.4, No.10 (Jun 2016)
In This Issue:
  • Faculty Share Startup Stories at OIP 'Pathways' Event
  • Students Team Up with Chancellor Block to Build an App
  • Leica Biosystems, UCLA Form Digital Pathology Collaboration
  • UCLA Startup C3 Jian Recognized for Commitment to NMI
  • Storytelling for Startups - Perfecting Your Startup Pitch
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • Featured Funding Opportunity
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.4, No.9 (May 2016)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Licensee Orchard Therapeutics Raises $33M Series A
  • UCLA Startup BBI, LLC Seeks FDA Approval for Med Device
  • Growth of the UCLA Startup Ecosystem
  • UCLA TechTransfer Roundup: Startup & Licensing Highlights
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • What to Read About UCLA Research
  • UCLA Patents Awarded
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UCLA INVENTS Vol.4, No.8 (Apr 2016)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Technology Key to Improving PTSD Patient Care
  • UCLA Startup to Develop Devices for Paralysis Treatment
  • UCLA Engineering Launches Internet Research Incubator
  • UCLA 2016 Code for the Mission App Competition Announced
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • What to Read About UCLA Research
  • UCLA Patents Awarded
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UCLA INVENTS Vol.4, No.7 (Mar 2016)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Sells Cancer Drug Royalty Rights for $1.14 Billion
  • UCLA Ranked Among Top US Universities in Tech-Transfer
  • Nikon Group Invests in UCLA Startup Tribogenics, Inc.
  • UCLA Startup Merganser Biotech Initiates Clinical Trial
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Research in the News
  • UCLA Patents Awarded
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UCLA INVENTS Vol.4, No.6 (Feb 2016)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Grad Students Gain Insight into Technology Transfer
  • 10,000 sqft Startup Accelerator Launched at UCLA
  • UCLA Startup Receives Award for New Product Innovation
  • UCLA Inventor one of 'World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds'
  • Roundup: UCLA Startup & IP Licensing News Highlights
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Research in the News
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.4, No.5 (Jan 2016)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Startup Bruin Biometrics Raises $9M Series A
  • UCLA Startup Neural Analytics, Inc. Raises $10M Series A
  • Silicon Valley Entrepreneur to Lead $250M UC Startup Fund
  • Developing a Wearable BioSensor: A Doctor’s Story
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Research in the News
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.4, No.4 (Dec 2015)
In This Issue:
  • Enlibrium Raises $15M Series A to Commercialize UCLA IP
  • UCLA Wins primeUC Competition, Startup Receives $150K
  • UCLA Startup Receives CE Mark Approval for ADHD Treatment
  • UCLA Professor, WaterPlanet Co-Founder Receives Top Honor
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Research in the News
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.4, No.3 (Nov 2015)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Lab to Real Life: Di Carlo Launches Biotech Firms
  • Startup To Commercialize UCLA Supercapacitor Advance
  • UCLA Licensee Kite Could Score Big with Cancer Treatment
  • UCLA Startup ImaginAb Announces Collaboration with Lilly
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Research in the News
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.4, No.2 (Oct 2015)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA 2nd Annual App Competition Winners Announced
  • Tunitas Therapeutics Closes $10M Series A Financing
  • Entrepreneurship Resources Grow for UCLA Students
  • Vortex Biosciences Secures Critical U.S. Patent
  • The Satisfaction of an Inventor
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Research in the News
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.4, No.1 (Sep 2015)
In This Issue:
  • Water Planet, Inc. Raises Series B Round of Financing
  • Connecting UCLA Startups with Alumni - CrowdSmart
  • UCLA Faculty Inventors Receive High Honors, Recognition
  • UCLA TechTransfer Roundup: Licensing & Startup Highlights
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Research in the News
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.3, No.12 (Aug 2015)
In This Issue:
  • Forbes: UCLA #5 America's Most Entrepreneurial University
  • UCLA School of Law Hosts USPTO Director Michelle K. Lee
  • UC Publishes FY14 Tech-Transfer Rpt., UCLA #1 in Startups
  • UC, J&J Innovation Announce $300K Startup Competition
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Research in the News
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.3, No.11 (Jul 2015)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Licensee, Kythera, Acquired by Allergan for $2.1 Billion
  • UCLA Startup, Tribogenics, Announces New X-Ray Product
  • UCLA Anderson Launches Technology Management Center
  • UC Tops List of Universities Granted U.S. Patents
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.3, No.10 (Jun 2015)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Licensee, Calimmune, Raises $15M in Series B
  • Kite Pharma Shares Startup-to-NASDAQ Success Story at UCLA
  • UCLA Startup, Bone Biologics, Receives $2M Funding Round
  • Online Invention Disclosure Option added to UCLA PI Portal
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.3, No.9 (May 2015)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Licensee, Kythera, Receives FDA Approval for ATX-101
  • UCLA Startups Move Discoveries to Market, Benefit Society
  • USPTO Awards Stem Cell Patent to UCLA Researchers
  • 2nd Annual UCLA App Competition: "Code for the Mission"
  • Roundup: UCLA Startup Funding & IP Licensing Highlights
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.3, No.8 (Apr 2015)
In This Issue:
  • Breakout Labs, BD Partner to Fund Biomedical Startups
  • UCLA, Apple Launch App to Track Breast Cancer
  • Upcoming Event: UCLA Startups Share Road to Success
  • UCLA Develops Wearable Sensor and App to Monitor Diet
  • Report: Tech Transfer Adds $1.18 Trillion to U.S. Economy
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.3, No.7 (Mar 2015)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Licensee Merganser Biotech Raises $28 Million
  • UCLA Engineering Alumni Launch Startup Flex Logix
  • UCLA Nanodrug Technology Optimizes Cancer Therapy
  • Med Device Inventors, Investors & Industry Converge @UCLA
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.3, No.6 (Feb 2015)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Licensee CohBar, Inc. Completes $11.25M IPO
  • FDA Considers Kythera’s ATX-101 for Chin Fat Treatment
  • NeuroInDx Unveils New Product Based on UCLA IP
  • UCLA Anderson Embraces Tech Industry, Entrepreneurs
  • Med Device Inventors, Investors & Industry Converge @UCLA
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.3, No.5 (Jan 2015)
In This Issue:
  • 2014 Roundup: UCLA Startup Funding & IP Licensing Highlights
  • Kite Pharma, Amgen Forge $1B+ Cancer Immunotherapy Pact
  • UCLA Startup NeuroSigma Granted FDA HUD Designation
  • In March! UCLA Med Device Industry Partnering Conference
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded
  • Video & Reports

UCLA INVENTS Vol.3, No.4 (Dec 2014)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Startup Keyssa, Inc. Raises $47 Million
  • Carbonics Launches from UCLA Incubator with $5.5 Million
  • Bone Biologics Raises $5M to Develop Bone Growth Protein
  • UCLA-Industry Team Wins Grant to Tackle Concussions
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded
  • Video & Reports

UCLA INVENTS Vol.3, No.3 (Nov 2014)
In This Issue:
  • Sofie Biosciences Receives $1.5M Phase II SBIR Grant
  • Vault Nano Awarded $1M SBIR Grant for Drug Delivery
  • Blackstone Launchpad Opens for Bruin Entrepreneurs
  • UCLA App Design Competition Pairs Students, Researchers
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.3, No.2 (Oct 2014)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Announces Westwood Technology Transfer
  • UC Promotes Startups with New $250M Venture Capital Fund
  • Avalon Ventures & GSK Partnership Launches UCLA Startup
  • UCLA Startup NeuroSigma Inc. Set to IPO at $50M
  • UCLA Healthcare Startup SELFA Inc. Receives $1.6M Grant
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.3, No.1 (Sep 2014)
In This Issue:
  • Forbes Ranks UCLA #5 Most Entrepreneurial University
  • ImaginAb Enters into Exclusive Licensing Agreement with UCLA
  • OIP-ISR to Host Advanced Materials Partnering Conference
  • Vault Nano - Bringing Tumor-Fighting Vaults to Clinical Trials
  • Intellectual Property - Valuable to Every Discipline
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.2, No.12 (Aug 2014)
In This Issue:
  • University of California Reverses Investment Policy on Startups
  • UCLA Startup ArmaGen Enters $225M Licensing Deal with Shire
  • Kythera Announces FDA Acceptance of ATX-101 NDA
  • Venturing into a New Model - UCLA VC Fund
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.2, No.11 (Jul 2014)
In This Issue:
  • Fibrocell Science Announces Exclusive License with UCLA
  • UCLA Startup, Kite Pharma, Raises $128M in IPO
  • CytoVale Raises $4.3M Series A for Early Sepsis Detection
  • Inventors and Startup CEOs Share Advice at OIP-ISR Event
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded
  • Jobs @ UCLA Startups

UCLA INVENTS Vol.2, No.10 (Jun 2014)
In This Issue:
  • UC FY13 Report on Tech-Transfer: UCLA #1 in Startups
  • UCLA Startup, ImaginAb, Raises $21 Million Series B Financing
  • UCLA Licensee, Kite Pharma, Seeks $115 Million in IPO
  • UCLA Innovation Featured at UC Tech Commercialization Forum
  • 'Roundup: UCLA Startup Funding & IP Licensing Highlights
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.2, No.9 (May 2014)
In This Issue:
  • “STARTUP IN A BOX” Program Debuts at UCLA
  • New Resource Available for UCLA Entrepreneurs - BRUINCUBATE
  • OIP-ISR Hosts Startup Event "Pathways to Commercialization"
  • UCLA Licensee, Kite Pharma, Raises $50M in New Financing
  • UCLA Startup Launches Google Glass Platform for Diagnostics
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.2, No.8 (Apr 2014)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Startup, C3 Jian, Closes $60M Series D Financing
  • UCLA Startup, NanoH2O, Acquired by LG Chem for $200M
  • UC-Industry Collaborations Produce Trove of Patents, Licenses
  • Medical Device Purchasing in the Managed Care Era
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.2, No.7 (Mar 2014)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Startup, Bruin Biometrics, Raises $10 Million Round
  • 3M and UCLA Startup, Water Planet, Form New Partnership
  • UCLA Launches Crowdfunding Platform to Support Research
  • UCLA Develops Google Glass Apps for Medical Diagnostics
  • New Report Highlights UCLA Startups and Partnerships
  • OIP Hosts Inventors, Investors & Industry Executives at UCLA
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.2, No.6 (Feb 2014)
In This Issue:
  • OIP-ISR Publishes UCLA Technology Transfer Report
  • UCLA Startup, ScaleFunder, Inc., Acquired by RuffaloCODY
  • UCLA Startup, CytoVale, Secures Seed Funding, SBIR Grant
  • OIP-ISR Hosts 2nd Annual Medical Device Partnering Conference
  • 'Roundup: Startup Funding and UCLA IP Licensing Highlights
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded

UCLA INVENTS Vol.2, No.5 (Jan 2014)
In This Issue:
  • Veteran Entrepreneur Explores New Way of Giving Back to UCLA
  • UCLA Startup Develops Phone-Sized Portable X-Ray Machines
  • UCLA Surpasses Record $1B in Research Expenditures
  • Digital Health Startup Collaborates with UCLA for Intelligent Mobility Assistance
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded by USPTO

UCLA INVENTS Vol.2, No.4 (Dec 2013)
In This Issue:
  • Thank You for Another Successful Year!
  • UCLA-Industry Partnerships Bring Public Benefit, Boost Innovation
  • Mouse Models: Valuable to Industry, a Source of Income for Labs
  • UCLA Licensee, ImmunGene, Raises $9 Million in Series A Funding
  • UCLA VC Fund Awards 1st Annual Entrepreneurial Award
  • Latest IP News: Patents Awarded | New Technologies Available

UCLA INVENTS Vol. 2, No. 3 (Nov 2013)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Startup, Sofie Biosciences, Raises $5M Series A Funding
  • UCLA Startup, NanoH2O, Invests $45M to Change Economics of Desalination in China
  • UCLA Startups Featured in New National Economic Impact Report
  • Latest UCLA Technologies Available for Commercialization Featuring a New Report on Battery Innovations

UCLA INVENTS Vol. 2, No. 2 (Oct 2013)
In This Issue:
  • Message from AVC Brendan Rauw
  • OIP-ISR Event Unites Inventors, Industry & Investors
  • UCLA Makes Move to Boost IP Commercialization
  • New Tech-Transfer Process FAQ for UCLA Inventors
  • C3 Jian Enters Phase II for Tooth Decay Prevention
  • Kythera Soars on Late-stage Wins for Chin-fat Drug
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing

UCLA INVENTS Vol.2, No.1 September 2013 (Aug 2013)
In This Issue:
  • FY13 OIP-ISR Performance in Review
  • Inventors, Industry, Investors to Meet at UCLA for Cleantech & Advanced Materials Partnering Conference
  • Faculty Take Fight Against Prostate Cancer from the Lab to the Marketplace
  • Academic Spinouts - LA Business Journal Special Report
  • UCLA Startup, Tunitas Therapeutics, Awarded Phase II SBIR Grant to Advance Asthma Program
  • UCLA Startup, NeuroSigma, Announces FDA Approval to Commence Phase III Trial

UCLA INVENTS Vol. 1, No. 12 (Aug 2013)
In This Issue:
  • Agreement Reached on Fast Track Program Terms, UCLA Researchers Submit 11 Project Ideas to GSK
  • Save-the-Date! OIP-ISR Announces Cleantech/Advanced Materials Industry Partnering Conference
  • UCLA Licensee, Advanced Liquid Logic, Acquired by Illumina, Inc.
  • TechTransfer 'Roundup: UCLA Startup Funding and IP Licensing Developments

UCLA INVENTS Vol. 1, No. 11 (Jul 2013)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA and GSK Reach Agreement on Fast Track Program
  • UCLA Licensee, Aragon Pharmaceuticals, Acquired by J&J for up to $1 Billion
  • UCLA Biofuel Startup Raises $1.6 Million in Series "A" Round
  • OIP-ISR Hosts SBIR/STTR Training Seminars
  • New SBIR/STTR Grants FAQ & GUIDE Published for UCLA Researchers
  • New Technologies Discovered by UCLA Inventors

UCLA INVENTS Vol. 1, No. 10 (Jun 2013)
In This Issue:
  • UC Regents Approve New Subsidiary to Advance Technology Transfer at UCLA
  • UCLA Responds to Growing Industry Trend: Innovation Portals & Competition RFPs for Sponsored Research
  • Startup Savvy: UCLA Alumnus Describes Entrepreneurship Experience
  • UCLA Licensee, Kite Pharma Inc., Completes $35 Million Series A Preferred Stock Financing
  • Quest PharmaTech Signs License Agreement with UCLA for Anti-PSA IgE Technology

UCLA INVENTS Vol. 1, No. 9 (May 2013)
In This Issue:
  • Faculty and Industry Executives Network at 1st Annual Medical Device Partnering Conference Hosted by OIP
  • BioTime Enters into License Agreement with UCLA to Develop Stroke Therapy
  • OIP Announces STARTUP 101 Seminar Series for UCLA Faculty, Staff and Student Entrepreneurs
  • TechTransfer 'Roundup: UCLA Startup Funding and Intellectual Property Licensing Highlights
  • Latest UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing

UCLA INVENTS Vol. 1, No. 8 (Apr 2013)
In This Issue:
  • OIP to Announce New Entrepreneurs-in-Residence Program
  • FDA Approves First Retinal Implant for Adults with Rare Genetic Eye Disease
  • Fibrocell/UCLA Study on Human Skin Cells Yields Promising Results
  • UCLA's Supercapacitor Research Goes Viral on the Internet
  • UCLA Venture Capital Fund & Startup UCLA Announce Fellows Program
  • Latest UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing

UCLA INVENTS Vol. 1, No. 7 (Mar 2013)
In This Issue:
  • NanoSmart Pharmaceuticals Partners with UCLA to Develop Drug Delivery Technology
  • OIP First Fridays Recap - Research Funding Resources
  • NeuroSigma Announces Issued US Patent Related to eTNS for the Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders
  • UCLA Entrepreneur Spotlight - Pavallavi Patel
  • Newly Identified Natural Protein Blocks HIV, Other Deadly Viruses

UCLA INVENTS Vol. 1, No. 6 (February 2013 issue) (Jan 2013)
In This Issue:
  • Welcoming the New Year; Strengthening Relationships with Industry, Investors, and Entrepreneurs
  • UCLA Applauds Recent Decision in Licensing Case
  • AvidBiotics and Dupont Enter into Collaboration Partnership to Commercialize Antibacterial Technology
  • TechTransfer 'Roundup - UCLA Startup Funding and Licensing Developments
  • Latest UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing


UCLA INVENTS Vol. 1, No. 5 (Jan 2013)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Licensee, ImmunGene, Forms Joint Venture to Develop mAb-IFN Fusion Therapeutics to Treat Cancer
  • Guiding UCLA Inventors Through Intellectual Property Commercialization - Startups, Licensing & Partnerships
  • Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century - UCLA Faculty and Students Making an Impact
  • First Fridays @OIP Networking Event (Feb. 01) THEME: Funding for Research
  • Los Angeles Entrepreneurs in the News

UCLA INVENTS Vol. 1, No. 4 (Dec 2012)
In This Issue:
  • UCLA Licensee, AWAK Technologies, Develops Portable Hemodialysis Technology
  • ArmaGen Technologies Closes $17M Series A Round
  • SPOTLIGHT: New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • First Fridays @OIP Networking Event Hosts StartEngine Co-founders
  • Q&A - Forming a Startup as a UCLA Entrepreneur
  • Los Angeles Entrepreneurs in the News

UCLA INVENTS Vol.1, No.3 November (Oct 2012)
In This Issue:
  • Islet Sciences Announces Exclusive License with UCLA
  • UCLA Licensee, Kythera Biopharmaceuticals, Closes IPO
  • OIP Patent Strategy Event for UCLA Inventors - Nov. 5
  • New FAQ and Guide for UCLA Entrepreneurs
  • UCLA to Host Student Entrepreneur Venture Competition
  • Technology Transfer Fellows Program - Tech Fellow Profile
  • Westside Entrepreneurs in the News

UCLA INVENTS Vol. 1, No 2 (Oct 2012)
In This Issue:
  • Three medical products based on UCLA research receive regulatory agency approval
  • UCLA startup raises $6.2M Series A financing
  • OIP launches campus department outreach program
  • and more...

UCLA INVENTS Vol. 1, No 1 (Sep 2012)
IN THIS ISSUE:
  • Forbes Ranks UCLA Among Top 10 Most Entrepreneurial Universities
  • Telemedicine Startup Joins UCLA On-Campus Incubator
  • UC Releases RFP - Proof of Concept Grant Program
  • UCLA Startup, C3 Jian, Closes $30M Financing, Moves Labs &HQ to MdR
  • OIP Launches Patent Strategy Sessions for UCLA Inventors
  • more...




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