Innovation Gateway executed the following agreements:
One license agreement for a pecan cultivar developed by Patrick Conner, UGA horticulture;
Multiple testing and option agreements for ornamental selections separately developed by John Ruter and Matthew Chappell, and blueberry selections developed by Scott NeSmith, all UGA horticulture; and
One license agreement with Athens Blueprint and Copy Shop for a calculus workbook authored by Kellie Sappington and Jennifer Royal, UGA mathematics. In order to curtail the cost to students, the company agreed to considerably reduce its production costs and profit margin.
Innovation Gateway launched Startup 101, a new Lunch & Learn series focused on key issues facing university startups.
An Innovation Gateway staff member represented UGA in the most recent meeting of the Georgia Intellectual Property Alliance, a university-industry partnership aimed at improving the Georgia IP ecosystem.
Innovation Gateway staff members spoke to 20 incoming students for Dawg Camp Innovate, a new program focused on entrepreneurship and innovation.