Stories from the new economy: Technology Commercialization at Wayne State University


This video was created by our partner, the New Economy Initiative, and does not necessarily reflect the views of Model D Media.

Not only is the Maccabees Building in Midtown home to one of the best views in Detroit, it also houses one of the most interesting departments at Wayne State University: the Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC). OTC is responsible for protecting and commercializing the intellectual properties developed at Wayne State, a university with strong applied research programs in science, engineering, and medicine. OTC helps researchers and practitioners translate bedside and laboratory discoveries into products that can change lives.

NEI’s support has been instrumental in the growth of WSU’s Office of Technology Commercialization, which has leveraged NEI dollars to get more funding, provide more support to entrepreneurs, and accelerate the commercialization of discoveries into products.
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