Innovation Gateway executed the following agreements:
A non-exclusive license agreement for a blueberry cultivar developed by Scott NeSmith, UGA horticulture
Testing and option agreements for blueberry selections developed by Scott NeSmith, UGA horticulture
Testing and option agreements for ornamental selections developed separately by Carol Robacker and John Ruter, UGA horticulture
A license agreement for a new wheat cultivar developed by Mohamed Mergoum, UGA crop and soil sciences
Two license agreements with Absolute Antibody, Ltd, for monoclonal antibodies against Arabidopsis’ actins and profilins developed by Richard Meagher, Muthugapatti Kandasamy and Elizabeth McKinney, UGA genetics
Two license agreements with UGA startup company CyanVac for vaccine-related technologies developed by Biao He, UGA infectious diseases
A license agreement with a Korean company for the development of Hepatitis B antiviral drugs developed by emeritus professor Chung K. Chu, UGA pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences
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The Innovation District Seminar Series held its second event, featuring a panel of investors highlighting different funding opportunities.
Innovation Gateway hosted a delegation of LEAD Athens participants who learned about economic development, innovation and entrepreneurship at UGA.
Innovation Gateway met with first-year graduate students enrolled in the Integrated Life Sciences (ILS) program to discuss intellectual property and patents.
Innovation Gateway and Georgia Bio hosted an agricultural biotechnology networking event featuring presentations by Joe Grubbs, senior polymer scientist with DaniMer Scientific, and Wayne Parrott, UGA crop and soil sciences.
Innovation Gateway hosted a table at the annual Georgia Agribusiness Council Harvest Celebration. Attendees included a poultry science faculty inventor as well as a licensee of multiple ornamental cultivars and a licensee of citrus cultivars.