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  1. MobileOptx CEO Jodi Cook Interviewed for MedCity News

    October 2014

    A medical device entrepreneur with several years experience working with medical device startups has collaborated with a couple of physicians to develop a way to attach theĀ  smartphones to endoscopes to give physicians more mobility when they use these medical devices. In a phone interview with MedCity News, MobileOptx CEO Jodi Cook talked about some […]

  2. Karina Sotnik and Michael Poisel discuss AppItUP with Technology Transfer Tactics

    January 2014

    A growing number of universities are becoming involved in the commercialization of mobile apps, and the University of Pennsylvania has come up with a great way to jump-start those efforts. The school recently held its first app challenge, “AppItUP.” The challenge involved uncovering the most promising mobile app ideas and then connecting presenters with both investors and development partners.

  3. IP Group Signs Pilot IP Commercialization Agreement with the University of Pennsylvania

    December 2013

    IP Group plc (LSE: IPO), the developer of intellectual property based businesses, is delighted to announce that it has signed an IP commercialisation partnership with the University of Pennsylvania (“Penn” or “the University”) and the University’s Center for Technology Transfer’s UPstart company formation programme (“UPstart”). UPstart is critical for the advancement, development and commercialisation of Penn’s early stage technologies.

  4. MedCity News Reports on CytoVas-Becton Dickinson Alliance

    April 2013

    CytoVas, a diagnostics company in University of Pennsylvania’s UPStart incubator program in its Center for Technology Transfer has forged an alliance with a division of diagnostic company Becton Dickinson (NYSE: BDX) to advance a blood-based diagnostic to determine personal risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke.