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‘TechVenture Challenge’

‘Challenge’ puts technology transfer ingenuity on display

Apr. 16, 2015—IMS Ph.D. student leads winning team A strategy for commercializing a potential new test for colon cancer that can make tumor cells “glow” won top honors at last week’s TechVenture Challenge. Now in its fifth year, the Vanderbilt University initiative teaches students how to bring patented “inventions” by Vanderbilt faculty members to market. This year...

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Students win ‘TechVenture Challenge’ with faculty idea

Apr. 18, 2013—A strategy for commercializing a wireless electrocardiogram (ECG) has won top honors at this year’s TechVenture Challenge. Now in its third year, the Vanderbilt University initiative teaches students how to turn patented ideas developed by Vanderbilt faculty members into marketable products. The winning presentation pitched InvisionHeart, a smart health care platform and digital ECG that...

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