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Viterbi Innovation & Commercialization Programs

NSF I-Corps Innovation Node-Los Angeles: IN-LA

NSF I-Corps Regional Center

Viterbi MEPC and Ideas Empowered

Viterbi Student Institute for Innovation (VSI2)

Viterbi Student Institute for Innovation Startup Garage

VSI2 Startup Garage Summer Incubator/Accelerator

The above materials briefly describe various Viterbi School innovation and commercialization activities and programs. For more details about these programs and contact information, please visit the Viterbi Innovation webpage.

The following is brief information about the USC Stevens Center for Innovation for use in proposals:

The USC Stevens Center for Innovation is committed to working with university researchers to advise and facilitate the filings of patent applications as appropriate, identifying industry partners and programs for the commercialization of his/her innovations and facilitating the creation of startup companies.

USC Stevens takes an active role in inspiring innovation and commercializing USC technology, including:

  • Aggressively seeking out invention disclosures from faculty
  • Implementing a generous faculty royalty-sharing policy
  • Actively developing relationships with potential licensees and business partners
  • Introducing faculty to mentors, investors and experienced management