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    What are the top characteristics of successful technology opportunities? Dr. Jason Kralic has the answers.

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    Learn how one doctor’s quest to redefine kidney disease in African-Americans is revolutionizing kidney transplantation. Read more.

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    Our scientists are developing tomorrow’s innovations in therapeutics, vaccines, medical devices and more. View our technologies available for license.

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Industry + Academia: How R&D Partnerships are the Key to the Future of Innovation

When medical device and therapeutic companies work on a new product, there are a few vital—and challenging—steps that take place between developing technologies and introducing them into the real-world.

New Wake Forest Innovations Licensing Director: Rick Smith

Wake Forest Innovations would like to introduce the newest member of the Center for Technology Innovation & Commercialization. Rick Smith, MBA, joins the Center as a licensing director with the commercialization team. In his role, Smith will support the Center’s mission to accelerate the development and commercialization of inventions from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center continue reading

Featured Technology

Single-Prong Nasal Cannula

Our single-prong, dual-port nasal cannula simultaneously delivers oxygen deep within the nasal cavity and monitors a patient’s breathing, without blocking the surgical field. In addition, the superior design results in improved procedural safety and reduced anesthetic complications.


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