UCLA Invents Newsletter
Newsletter published by:  UCLA OIP-ISR February 2016




March 04, 2016
FirstFridays @OIP-ISR
Topic:  "Connecting UCLA Startups with Alumni Resources"
  Tom Kehler, CrowdSmart

March 08, 2016
4th Annual UCLA Medical Device Partnering Conference

More Events


UCLA Technology Fellows Program

Grad Students Gain Insight into Technology Transfer
UCLA’s Technology Fellows Program, established by OIP-ISR in 2012, provides graduate students in the life and physical sciences with experience and education related to moving discoveries in the lab to the marketplace. Some students have gone on to work for startups following graduation. Others have established careers in patent law, regulatory or medical affairs, management consulting and business development. [ more]
UCLA Anderson Venture Accelerator

10,000 sqft Startup Accelerator Launched at UCLA
UCLA Anderson School of Management, in association with the UCLA Library, has launched the UCLA Anderson Venture Accelerator. The Anderson Accelerator will encourage multidisciplinary collaboration among aspiring Anderson and UCLA entrepreneurs, and campus researchers, with mentoring from alumni, experienced entrepreneurs and the business community. [ more]
Bruin Biometrics Logo

UCLA Startup Receives Award for Product Innovation
Bruin Biometrics, LLC, (BBI) a developer of sensor-based diagnostic products, announced that it has won the 2015 Frost and Sullivan European New Product Innovation Award for Pressure Ulcer Diagnostics for its SEM Scanner, a new hand-held device for detecting early pressure ulcers. The product is based on technology developed at JPL, UCLA and the UCLA Wireless Health Institute. [ more]
UCLA's Yang Yang

One of the 'World's Most Influential Scientific Minds'
Yang Yang, the Carol and Lawrence E. Tannas, Jr., Chair in Engineering, professor of materials science and engineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, and one of UCLA’s most prolific inventors, has been cited by Thomson Reuters IP and Science as one of the 'World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds.'  [ more]

Roundup:  UCLA Startup & IP Licensing News Highlights

Intellectual Property Announcements

New U.S. Patents Awarded

  • 9,239,346 - Systems for providing electro-mechanical sensors  
    V. Santos, et al.
  • 9,238,139 - Devices, systems and methods for treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders  
    C. DeGiorgio, et al.
  • 9,238,041 - Methods and compositions for regulating RNA import into mitochondria  
    M. Teitell, et al.
  • 9,228,007 - Recombinant human progenitor cells, engineered human thymocytes, and engineered human T cells  
    O. Yang, et al.
  • 9,222,105 - Methods and compositions for modification of the HPRT locus  
    N. Kasahara, et al.
  • 9,220,697 - Compositions and methods for diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy  
    A. Delgado-Escueta, et al.
  • 9,193,965 - Acetolactate snythase having 2-ketoisovalerate decarboxylase activity and uses thereof 
    J. Liao, et al.


New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing



UCLA MedDevice Logo

4th Annual UCLA Medical Device Partnering Conference
Industry leaders, investors and faculty inventors converge at UCLA on March 8, 2016 for the opportunity to establish new relationships to further medical device innovation. The conference will feature industry and venture capital panels, and showcase recent developments from some of Southern California's leading research institutions, as well as provide ample time for networking. Registration is FREE.  [ more]
UCLA Research in the News 
UCLA INVENTS - Last month's 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
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