Division of Innovation and
Industrial Alliances:
Mission and Status
Philip Bourne PhD
Associate Vice Chancellor
Springboar...
The Driver: Integrating Science and
Business is an Imperative
National Research Council Report 2012
Research Universities ...
UCSD:
The Raw Material
2012
3
UCSD: A Time of Reassessment and
Opportunity
4
The State of Play
Office of Research Affairs Activity in 2011-2012
• $1 Billion in research awards
• 6000+ research grants...
UCSD Establishes a New Division to
Support Campus Innovation
• The Division of Innovation and Industry Alliances
(DI2A)
– ...
DI2A Early Success
7
DI2A: Strategic Planning
• Approach:
– Convene an Innovations Advisory Board (IAB)
composed of leading stakeholders from U...
Innovation Advisory Board Members
UCSD
• VC Sandra Brown (Co-Chair)
• AVC Phil Bourne (Co-Chair)
• Prof. David Cheresh (Pa...
iNetwork – To Harness the Innovation
Ecosystem
Basic &
Applied
Research
Commerc
ialization
Emerging
Growth
University
Spin...
iNetwork Established
• iNetwork resulted from a review of our own
strengths and unique position within the So. Cal.
ecosys...
DI2A-iNetwork: Some On-going
Activities
• Early Stage Financing: Exploring new models to best
enable sustainable innovatio...
DI2A: Student Portal
Melissa Macou, Sandra Ponting, Paul Yu, Phil Bourne
iNetwork Portfolios
• GEM Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine
• Incorporate thinking by humanities scholars in to the
desi...
Example Portfolio:
GEM Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine
– Established Board: Gary Firestein, Shu Chien, Teri
Melese, De...
Take Home Message
• This is not business as usual and
we welcome the opportunity to
work with you!
How to Create an Effective Relationship
between University Research and Industry
Needs?
• UCSD engagement
• UCSD-CONNECT e...
QUESTIONS?
Office of Research Affairs
http://research.ucsd.edu
pbourne@ucsd.edu
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  • The raw material for a new tomorrow
  • UCSD Progress in Innovation

    1. 1. Division of Innovation and Industrial Alliances: Mission and Status Philip Bourne PhD Associate Vice Chancellor Springboard Participant x 2 @CONNECT November 3, 2013
    2. 2. The Driver: Integrating Science and Business is an Imperative National Research Council Report 2012 Research Universities and the Future of America Included Ten Breakthrough Actions Vital to Our Nation’s Prosperity and Security: #3 Strengthen the business role in the research partnership, facilitating the transfer of knowledge, ideas, and technology to society and accelerate “time to innovation” in order to achieve our national goals. http://www8.nationalacademies.org/onpinews/newsitem.aspx?RecordID=13396
    3. 3. UCSD: The Raw Material 2012 3
    4. 4. UCSD: A Time of Reassessment and Opportunity 4
    5. 5. The State of Play Office of Research Affairs Activity in 2011-2012 • $1 Billion in research awards • 6000+ research grants and contracts • 300+ new patents filed • 88 patents issued • 46 inventions licensed • 13 Start Up companies (10 in San Diego)
    6. 6. UCSD Establishes a New Division to Support Campus Innovation • The Division of Innovation and Industry Alliances (DI2A) – Dedicated to maximizing societal benefit from university research • Division Members – Phil Bourne, Associate Vice-Chancellor, Pharmacology Professor & Entrepreneur – Teri Melese, Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Adjunct Professor, Medicine & 11 years of experience crafting academic/industry collaborations – Tony Lashley, Business Process Analyst – Sandra Ponting, Student Internship Coordinator 6
    7. 7. DI2A Early Success 7
    8. 8. DI2A: Strategic Planning • Approach: – Convene an Innovations Advisory Board (IAB) composed of leading stakeholders from UCSD and the private sector – Compare the current successful innovation models and cherry pick features for our unique environment – Leapfrog existing efforts • Deliverable: – Develop a strategic plan and associated infrastructure which includes evaluative metrics – Dovetail this with campus-wide strategic planning activities 8
    9. 9. Innovation Advisory Board Members UCSD • VC Sandra Brown (Co-Chair) • AVC Phil Bourne (Co-Chair) • Prof. David Cheresh (Pathology) • Hans de Salas (SIO) • Ida Deichaite (Moores CC) • David Eichhorn (Student) • VC Gary Firestein (Trans. Medicine) • Prof. Rick Firtel (Biology) • Prof Heinntzmann (SOM) • Prof. Jules Jaffe (SIO) • Dean Juan Lasheras (Eng.) • Prof. Teri Melese (ORA) • Prof. Jerry Olefsky (Endocrinology) • Prof. Ramesh Rao (CalIT2) • Paul Samura (Student) • Prof. Deborah Spector (SSPPS) • Dean Robert Sullivan (Rady) • Prof. Mary Wolshok (Extension) Private • Yanina Adler (Tech Coast Angels) • Steve Bennett (Earth Risk Tech.) • Julia Brown (UCSD Foundation) • Greg Hook (Am. Life Sciences Pharm.) • Greg Horowitt (T2 Venture Capital) • Rod Glover • Don Lewis (Lewis, Kohn & Fitzwilliam) • Philip Low (Neurovigil) • Rory Moore (CommNexus) • Diego Miralles (Jannsen) • Joe Panetta (BIOCOM) • Bob Slapin (SD Software Ind. Council) • Ruprecht Von Buttlar (CONNECT) • Kandice Watson (Kilpatrick, Town..) • David Webb (TSRI, BIOCOM) • Philip Yeo (SPRING) 9
    10. 10. iNetwork – To Harness the Innovation Ecosystem Basic & Applied Research Commerc ialization Emerging Growth University Spin-off Established Company Academic & Administrative Office Department / School / Institute Regional Community Informal & Student Organization Venture Capitalists Networking Organizations
    11. 11. iNetwork Established • iNetwork resulted from a review of our own strengths and unique position within the So. Cal. ecosystem and a comparison against other models being implemented • Members – ORA, Development, Alumni, Rady, Extension • Concept presented and endorsed by: – The Chancellor – Deans and Chairs • To be presented to the senate this academic year
    12. 12. DI2A-iNetwork: Some On-going Activities • Early Stage Financing: Exploring new models to best enable sustainable innovation on campus and beyond • Incubators: review – how many, what resources they need, who they will house, what relationship to existing SD incubators and how might they be structured • TTO: review and perhaps reorganize to best support innovation and the iNetwork portfolio concept • Education: Cross-cutting innovator education programs • Rewarding Innovation: Chancellors Award • Metrics: How to measure our success going forward
    13. 13. DI2A: Student Portal Melissa Macou, Sandra Ponting, Paul Yu, Phil Bourne
    14. 14. iNetwork Portfolios • GEM Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine • Incorporate thinking by humanities scholars in to the design of human studies by physician scientists – Stem Cell Institute and Arts and Humanities: Kick off Fall 2013 • Develop and craft partnering framework (internal and external) with Brain Activity Mapping and Microbiome Initiative teams Teri Melese
    15. 15. Example Portfolio: GEM Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine – Established Board: Gary Firestein, Shu Chien, Teri Melese, Debbie Spector, Sharon Franks – First project selected includes clinical research scientist and an engineer – Presented to Jacobs Medical Center Advisory Board – Competitions in the fall
    16. 16. Take Home Message • This is not business as usual and we welcome the opportunity to work with you!
    17. 17. How to Create an Effective Relationship between University Research and Industry Needs? • UCSD engagement • UCSD-CONNECT entrepreneurs in residence? • Professors of practice? • Electronic early stage innovation feeds? 17 How to Connect with CONNECT?
    18. 18. QUESTIONS? Office of Research Affairs http://research.ucsd.edu pbourne@ucsd.edu

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