Translating Knowledge into Business
Translating Knowledge into BusinessUniversity Translational ResearchA New Business ParadigmKenneth A. Gabriel, Ph.D.Assist...
Translating Knowledge into BusinessVII International Forum From Science to Business St. Petersburg, RussiaObjectiveIdentif...
Translating Knowledge into BusinessBusiness LessonsVII International Forum From Science to Business St. Petersburg, Russia...
Question: What is Translational Research?Answer: identifying commercially viable ideas andconcepts which may be embedded i...
Translating Knowledge into BusinessUniversity Open Innovation• Identify critical industry & government problems• Develop R...
Open Innovation Request for SolutionTitle: _______________________Opportunity Number: 13-01-xxxResponse Due Date: …Opportu...
Problem BackgroundPossible ApproachesApproaches Not of InterestAnticipated DeliverablesPhase 1:Phase 2VII International Fo...
Translating Knowledge into BusinessUniversity Commercialization Consortia• Identify university critical mass research cent...
Translating Knowledge into BusinessNew Cluster Formation• Assemble region wide research clusterse.g. TBI, Biometrics, Auth...
Translating Knowledge into BusinessMajor Economic Thrusts• Healthcare, Aging, Wellness, Energy, Education• Cyber Resilienc...
Translating Knowledge into BusinessOffice of Translational Research Monday, February 4th 2013GMU Partnership Examples
Translating Knowledge into BusinessHAIAutonomous Contamination Monitoring• Low cost colorimetric sensors• Target bacterial...
Translating Knowledge into BusinessOffice of Translational Research Monday, February 4th 2013Rapid Area Pathogen Identific...
Virginia TBI Consortium• Four Major Universities• Six Bio Businesses• Major Government Agencies• Product “Fingerprint” in ...
Virginia Health Bio Research Corporation• Partnership between VA StateGov, Universities, & Business• First focus on person...
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  1. 1. Translating Knowledge into Business
  2. 2. Translating Knowledge into BusinessUniversity Translational ResearchA New Business ParadigmKenneth A. Gabriel, Ph.D.Assistant Vice President for Translational ResearchGeorge Mason UniversityFairfax, VA 22030USAMay 16th 2013VII International Forum From Science to Business St. Petersburg, Russia
  3. 3. Translating Knowledge into BusinessVII International Forum From Science to Business St. Petersburg, RussiaObjectiveIdentify, formulate, and sustain academic-industry partnerships and pathways tostrengthen:business innovation and profitabilityandparticipating universities’ research
  4. 4. Translating Knowledge into BusinessBusiness LessonsVII International Forum From Science to Business St. Petersburg, Russia• “ This is your hometown university and you need to support us” .. Will not work• Universities ideas must be clear, unique, and profitable.• University’s presentation of all research is not effective.• Presentation to businesses must be tailored to what businesses need!• Access to students with key skills very positive for industry• Access to students with experiential education very desirable.
  5. 5. Question: What is Translational Research?Answer: identifying commercially viable ideas andconcepts which may be embedded in the results ofuniversity research.Ideas and concepts are made into prototypes ofproducts and services to accelerate industry’sadoption.Very rapid business development, IPsharing, market segmentation, and agreements tosustain and upgrade the adopted products andservices.Translating Knowledge into BusinessVII International Forum From Science to Business St. Petersburg, Russia
  6. 6. Translating Knowledge into BusinessUniversity Open Innovation• Identify critical industry & government problems• Develop Requests for Solution (RFS)• Match problem to university solver(s)• Develop terms of engagement• Demonstrate & deliver solutions• Contracts, agreements, collocation, new starts,..VII International Forum From Science to Business St. Petersburg, Russia
  7. 7. Open Innovation Request for SolutionTitle: _______________________Opportunity Number: 13-01-xxxResponse Due Date: …Opportunity in brief:Timeline/Funding:Phase 1: Proof of concept 6-9 months / $75,000Phase 2: Beta testing, production plan 18-24 months / $400,000Opportunity DescriptionThe proposing firm, business, corporation seeks to develop … . The successful solutionwill:ictureOpen Innovation Request for SolutionTitle: _______________________Opportunity Number: 13-01-xxxResponse Due Date: …Opportunity in brief:Timeline/Funding:Phase 1: Proof of concept 6-9 months / $75,000Phase 2: Beta testing, production plan 18-24 months / $400,000Opportunity DescriptionThe proposing firm, business, corporation seeks to develop … . The successful solutionwill:ictureVII International Forum From Science to Business St. Petersburg, Russia
  8. 8. Problem BackgroundPossible ApproachesApproaches Not of InterestAnticipated DeliverablesPhase 1:Phase 2VII International Forum From Science to Business St. Petersburg, Russia
  9. 9. Translating Knowledge into BusinessUniversity Commercialization Consortia• Identify university critical mass research centerse.g. Energy, Cyber, Personalized Medicine, Leisure,..• Recruit supporting businesses• Reduce barrier to commercializatione.g. defer pubs, share IP and profit, ever-green,..• University commitment to sustained partnerships• Industry membership fees and project ownershipVII International Forum From Science to Business St. Petersburg, Russia
  10. 10. Translating Knowledge into BusinessNew Cluster Formation• Assemble region wide research clusterse.g. TBI, Biometrics, Authentication, Experiential Ed.• Solicit industry participation• Build clusters around universities- “Watering Holes.”• Launch cluster with universities, SMEs, Majors, andgovernment & international cluster partners!• Clusters precursors to ConsortiaVII International Forum From Science to Business St. Petersburg, Russia
  11. 11. Translating Knowledge into BusinessMajor Economic Thrusts• Healthcare, Aging, Wellness, Energy, Education• Cyber Resilience and Security• PPP. Public Private Partnerships• Serious Gaming• Policy, GovernanceVII International Forum From Science to Business St. Petersburg, Russia
  12. 12. Translating Knowledge into BusinessOffice of Translational Research Monday, February 4th 2013GMU Partnership Examples
  13. 13. Translating Knowledge into BusinessHAIAutonomous Contamination Monitoring• Low cost colorimetric sensors• Target bacterial, viral, hygiene, toxic, radiation• Multi-mode, multi-agent detection• Quantitative measurements possible• Automated site monitoring, tracking, and alerts• Cost-functionality trade offs• Prototypes availableVII International Forum From Science to Business St. Petersburg, Russia
  14. 14. Translating Knowledge into BusinessOffice of Translational Research Monday, February 4th 2013Rapid Area Pathogen Identificationand Disinfection (RAPID™)
  15. 15. Virginia TBI Consortium• Four Major Universities• Six Bio Businesses• Major Government Agencies• Product “Fingerprint” in 18 months• Clinical Validation by two years
  16. 16. Virginia Health Bio Research Corporation• Partnership between VA StateGov, Universities, & Business• First focus on personalized medicine• Next on Chronic Disease Management• GMU assume lead of personalized medicine• Consortium on diabetes care
  17. 17. Translating Knowledge into BusinessDiscussionVII International Forum From Science to Business St. Petersburg, Russia

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