Innovation News

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

Bringing Value to Medical Device Development

When Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center neurosurgeon Charles Branch Jr., MD, found a better way to break up blood clots during traumatic brain injury surgery, he turned to Wake Forest Innovations for help. Over the past year, the Medical Device Accelerator program has transformed his invention into a working prototype of stainless steel, springs and continue reading