May 1, 2017 | Translational research grants made to Brown scientists to develop new genetic models to combat ALS and to apply acoustic analysis to infant cries to decipher and diagnosis withdrawal symptoms in babies
April 19, 2017 | Brown’s new Biomedical Innovation Fund has made two grants to accelerate the commercialization of technologies — one for diagnosing drug dependence in newborns and a second for discovering anti-ALS medicines.
February 23, 2017 | In partnership with the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship, TVO held a lively discussion on intellectual property in startups. Moderator Professor Jason Harry called it, “A free $2,500 an hour consulting session at Brown.”
February 15, 2017 | Body Labs introduces a mobile photo experimental app, “Mosh” which is the first app to use artificial intelligence to instantly detect the user's pose in a photo and offers a set of 3D filters that interact and react.
January 4, 2017 | Founded on technology licensed from Brown, Medley Genomics is the first company to focus on genomic heterogeneity to provide personalized treatment regimens for individuals based on their unique mutations.
July 11, 2016 | After researchers spent several years developing an artificial intelligence technology to monitor lab animal behavior, a team of recently graduated entrepreneurs is investigating its commercial potential.
May 18, 2016 | In PBN's "Five Questions With" series, Katie Gordon discusses the mission of TVO and the future of RI biotech.
April 29, 2016 | Read this Providence Business News article on the company's exciting new medical field called Vasculomics.
January 31, 2016 | Body Labs cofounder Eric Rachlin explores the ways that new smart phones equipped with depth sensors could disrupt several major markets before the year is over including fashion and apparel, mapping and navigation, virtual reality and 3D printing.
January 7, 2016 | Takeda and NsGene announced a research partnership to focus on developing encapsulated cell therapies, an experimental technology that originated at Brown University, for the potential treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
November 3, 2015 | Body Labs, founded in 2013 on technology originating at Brown University and provider of some of the world's most advanced technology for analyzing the human body's shape, pose and motion, today announced it has raised $8 Million in Series A funding -- led by Intel Capital.
Neon Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum
Tivorsan Pharmaceuticals to Present at Biotech Showcase 2015 on Monday, January 12
Blackrock Microsystems Launches Wireless Brain Research System
Today, Blackrock Microsystems LLC announced that it has struck an agreement with Brown University to license and commercialize a wireless neural activity monitoring system that will liberate neuroscientists from the cumbersome wires and cables that have burdened their research for decades.
Technology Ventures Office
The Technology Ventures Office (TVO) works with faculty to commercialize inventions created from research at Brown. We aim to generate revenue for inventors, the research enterprise, and the University. Brown's TVO strives to achieve these goals by fostering strategic collaborations with industry through licensing, sponsored research, and launching of new ventures.