Submitted by kaspar mossman on April 17, 2013 - 3:52pm
The awards help UC researchers take their life science technologies across the “valley of death.” Of the 11 projects funded between 2007-2011, nine have already been commercialized. This is an extraordinary success rate.
Submitted by kaspar mossman on October 29, 2012 - 11:37am
Universities not only provide the ideal petri dish for cultivating bioscience with commercial potential, but have a moral obligation to do so, given the opportunity to translate public funding into health and jobs, according to a study published by QB3.
Submitted by kaspar mossman on September 19, 2012 - 11:19am
QB3 Startup in a Box, which initially aimed at helping 15 wannabe life sciences entrepreneurs blow past barriers to launching companies, has aided 76 startups since it began a year ago — and it is pushing deeper into the Bay Area.
Ronald Vale, of QB3-UCSF, was one of three scientists awarded the 2012 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. His work has helped illuminate how the heart beats and how cells transport material internally.