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December 12, 2011 | Easy Access IP helps companies obtain technologies quickly

Kansas City, MO (December 12, 2011) — The University of New South Wales (UNSW) and the iBridge NetworkSM, an initiative of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, have announced a new collaboration to promote the university’s intellectual property to entrepreneurs around the world free of charge. more...

November 11, 2011 | UNSW joins one-stop shop to link with companies around the globe

Australian university uses new approach on IP to collaborate with businesses worldwide

Sydney, Australia (November 11, 2011) — The University of New South Wales’s intellectual property will now be accessible through a global one-stop shop connecting leading researchers and industry partners, creating new opportunities to use research generated on-campus to solve real world problems. more...

February 2, 2011 | Global Innovation in Action on the iBridge Network

U.S. and International Institutions Ramp up Their Commitment to Collaboration

Kansas City, MO. (February 2, 2011) — The recent launch of the ‘Start-Up America Partnership’, a coordinated public/private effort to celebrate, inspire and accelerate innovation and entrepreneurship and support the White House’s Start-Up America initiative, validates the importance of stimulating economic growth, creating quality jobs, and building the new industries of the 21st Century. more...

November 22, 2010 | The iBridge Network Furthers Position as Leading Innovation Catalyst for America’s Research Institutions

With Addition of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 76 Percent of the Top 25 Utilize Vibrant Community to Connect, Collaborate and License Their Work

Kansas City, MO. (November 22, 2010) — The main objective of the iBridgeSM Network, a program of the not-for-profit Kauffman Innovation Network, Inc., is to put ideas, access, transparency and outcomes at the forefront of today’s innovation agenda. The iBridge Network today announced that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has joined the Network. MIT joins other leading research institutions from across America as iBridge members. Presently, four of the top five, seven of the top 10, and 19 of the top 25 research universities in the United States utilize the iBridge Network. more...

September 13, 2010 | Obama Administration Takes Major Steps in Advancing US Innovation

The iBridgeSM Network Applauds Strategy to Create Growth and Address National Priorities

KANSAS CITY, Mo., September 13, 2010 — Last week, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) announced several recent measures taken by the Obama administration to bolster the country’s innovation economy. The iBridgeSM Network, a program of the not-for-profit Kauffman Innovation Network, supports these crucial developments in encouraging public and private sector collaboration in order to drive innovation and strengthen the United States’ economy. more...

June 1, 2010 | Clinical and Translational Science Awardees Join the iBridgeSM Network to Enhance Research Collaboration and Drive Medical Innovation

Ten CTSA Organizations Have Already Posted More Than 3,700 Innovations

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The iBridgeSM Network today announced its collaboration with recipients of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA). Under terms of the agreement, users of CTSA's CTSA-IP initiative (www.ctsaip.org) can seamlessly join more than 100 other research institutions around the world to connect, collaborate and license their work using the iBridge Network (www.ibridgenetwork.org). more...

May 17, 2010 | The iBridgeSM Network Adds Toronto's University Health Network as First Canadian Partner

UHN Joins iBridge to Highlight Latest Biomedical Licensing Opportunities

Kansas City, MO. (May 17, 2010) /PRNewswire/—The iBridgeSM Network today announced that it is continuing its strategic international expansion plan with the addition of the University Health Network (UHN), a group of leading research hospitals and institutes based in Toronto, Canada. This marks the second non-U.S.-based organization to join the iBridge Network in as many months as the Network continues to provide companies, entrepreneurs, and researchers entrenched in the global economic downturn with access to breakthrough university ideas and research to spur innovation. more...

April 12, 2010 | The iBridgeSM Network Continues Reaching New Heights in Catalyzing Innovation

New Functionalities, Integrations and Design Result in more than 12,500 Innovations, 109 Member Organizations

Kansas City, MO. (April 12, 2010)—The iBridgeSM Network today announced that it has doubled its number of member organizations and listed innovations over the past year. The not-for-profit aggregates research materials, technologies, and discoveries on the site, providing innovation seekers with access to university-developed innovations, leading to further advances and next-generation products and services. In today's current environment, innovation and collaboration are critically important to driving economic recovery and the iBridge Network provides the tools, resources and relationship opportunities to ensure tangible outcomes. more...

February 1, 2010 | The iBridgeSM Network Connects with Knowledge Sharing Systems to Highlight Research Innovations

Collaboration will Allow Universities, Research Institutions to Link their Innovations Directly to the iBridge Network

Kansas City, MO. (February 1, 2010)—The iBridgeSM Network, a program of the not-for-profit Kauffman Innovation Network, Inc., today announced a collaboration with Knowledge Sharing Systems (KSS) to interface KSS TechTracS® to the iBridge online community, enabling universities and research institutions to better highlight their intellectual property portfolios. iBridge Network members who use KSS TechTracS can now seamlessly share their research and innovations with the iBridge Network community with the click of a button. more...

December 14, 2009 | The iBridgeSM Network Teams Up with the USA National Innovation Marketplace to Highlight Innovations and Drive Collaboration

Department of Commerce-backed Organization will Highlight Non-Profit Listings on the iBridge Network

Kansas City, MO. (December 14, 2009)—The iBridgeSM Network today announced that it will include innovations from the USA National Innovation Marketplace on its web site in order to provide researchers and businesses with access to even more of the latest scientific advancements. Supported by the US Department of Commerce's NIST/MEP Network and Eureka! Ranch International, the Marketplace accelerates innovation by facilitating communication between buyers and sellers of innovation, giving inventors access to investors, distributors, contract manufacturers and R&D experts. more...

November 4, 2009 | The iBridgeSM Network Announces International Expansion, Increased Focus on the Global Economy and Collaboration

Addition of Singapore's Nanyang Technological University as the 100th Member Organization Marks the Next Phase of the Network's Planned Growth Strategy

Kansas City, MO. (November 4, 2009)—The iBridgeSM Network today announced that it has expanded internationally by signing the acclaimed Nanyang Technological University (NTU) as its 100th member organization. The addition of Singapore's leading science and technology university clearly demonstrates the Network's commitment to providing industry leaders battling the global economic downturn with access to university-developed innovations, leading to further advances and next-generation products and services. more...

June 22, 2009 | The iBridgeSM Network to Present at TechTown-Sponsored Event Focused on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Session to Highlight History of Innovation, Best Practices for Young Entrepreneurs

Kansas City, MO. (June 22, 2009)—The iBridgeSM Network announced today that it will be presenting at the "FastTrac to the Future: The First Day of Your Entrepreneurial Adventure" event on June 24th on the campus of Wayne State University in Detroit. The iBridge presentation will focus on helping those interested in entrepreneurship better understand the intricacies of the innovation process, the players, best practices for identifying resources and collaboration partners, and what is needed to transform today's ideas and discoveries into tomorrow's research, products and services. more...

June 15, 2009 | The iBridgeSM Network Connects With Inteum to Maximize Flow of Innovation

Integration Will Allow Universities, Research Institutions and Government Agencies to Seamlessly Link their Technologies Directly to the iBridge Network

Kansas City, MO. (June 15, 2009)—The iBridgeSM Network, a program of the not-for-profit Kauffman Innovation Network, Inc., today announced a collaboration with Inteum Company, LLC to interface Inteum C/S software to the iBridge online community, enabling universities and research institutions to better promote their intellectual property portfolios. more...

April 14, 2009 | Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center Selects iBridgeSM Network to Enhance Research Collaboration and Drive Innovation

20 Leading Massachusetts Research Organizations to Share Innovations and Best Practices

Kansas City, MO. (April 14, 2009)—The iBridgeSM Network, a program of the not-for-profit Kauffman Innovation Network, Inc., today announced its collaboration with the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC), an organization that promotes the efficient and effective transfer of knowledge and technology developed at academic institutions in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. more...

February 12, 2009 | The iBridgeSMNetwork Announces Web Site Redesign to Enable Users to Better Connect, Collaborate, and Catalyze Innovation

Provides Enhanced Features and Functionality to University and Industry Researchers

Kansas City, MO. (February 12, 2009)—The iBridgeSM Network, a program of the not-for-profit Kauffman Innovation Network, Inc., announced today the redesign of its Web site, www.iBridgeNetwork.org. The not-for-profit aggregates research materials, technologies, and discoveries on the site, providing innovation seekers with access to more...

February 4, 2009 | iBridgeSM Network Forms Strategic Advisory Board

University, Industry and Non-profit Leaders Unite to Drive Innovation, Provide Insights and Strategic Direction

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/—The iBridgeSM Network, a program of the not-for-profit Kauffman Innovation Network, Inc., announced today the formation of its Strategic Advisory Board comprised of university professionals, industry experts and entrepreneurs. These successful, veteran board members bring decades of combined technology, management and innovation more...

February 2, 2009 | Ben Franklin Technology Partners and iBridgeSM Network Team Up for Advanced Research Collaboration

Seven Leading Pennsylvania Universities to Share Innovations and Best Practices

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/—The iBridgeSM Network, a program of the not-for-profit Kauffman Innovation Network, Inc., today announced its collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP), a Pennsylvania network that catalyzes entrepreneurship and technological innovation as drivers of economic growth. BFTP will sponsor seven research universities, allowing more...

June 2, 2008 | Over 600 Cleantech Innovations Aggregated by the iBridgeSM Network

Showcasing Research from 37 University Campuses, the iBridgeSM Network Arrives at Clean Technology 2008

Boston, MA (June 2, 2008)—Twenty percent of the more than 3,000 innovations posted on the iBridge Web site, www.iBridgeNetwork.org, are related to the field of cleantech, in areas ranging from energy to solar and wind power to environment to sustainability. The diversity of subject areas and research topics reflects the range of expertise contained in the 37 university campus members. more...

January 30, 2007 | Interactive University Research Tool Introduced at DEMO 07

Researchers, Investors and Industry have a new Web site to find the latest innovations and technologies

Palm Desert, CA (January 30, 2007)—Searching for the "missing link" to research just got easier. The iBridgeSM Network, a program of the Kauffman Innovation Network, Inc., and its accompanying Web site, debuted today at DEMO 07, the premier launch venue for new products, technologies and companies. University researchers, industry representatives, and entrepreneurs more...


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Scott Steele, coordinator of the CTSA-IP initiative and director of research alliances at the University of Rochester

"With more than 3,700 innovations from CTSA member institutions already on the iBridge Network, we're garnering worldwide exposure for the breakthroughs our researchers are accomplishing while moving toward our goal of increasing human health through clinical and translational research."  read more...