Industry Research Collaboration

Wake Forest Innovations works with partners to recommend best-fit contract research, coordinate services, provide competitive contracting and manage contracts. We currently offer a range of contract research & development services designed to meet your needs in preclinical testing of therapeutics and devices, core research lab facilities and applied learning. We plan to provide numerous additional services in the near future.

Current services offered on a contract basis include:

Preclinical Translational Services

Preclinical Translational Services offers preclinical testing and development services, including surgical services for medical device and therapeutic testing. A wide range of studies can be supported based on an extensive catalog of preclinical testing models. We offer unique and differentiated capabilities in heart disease, addiction, behavior and metabolic studies. Studies in non-human primate models are a significant area of expertise.

Center for Applied Learning

The Center for Applied Learning, a core learning laboratory, provides experiential, immersive learning services, such as general education using high fidelity patient simulation, surgical training and research, advanced courses in ultrasound, and training programs for emerging innovations in point-of-care ultrasound.

Core Lab Services

Core Lab Services assists with data collection for virtually any experiment that can be designed. Core laboratories at Wake Forest School of Medicine and Wake Forest University include:

  • Cardiopathology Laboratory
  • Chemical Biology Laboratory
  • Lipid, Lipoprotein and Atherosclerosis Analysis Lab
  • Veterinary Pathology Laboratory
  • Diet Laboratory
  • Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials
  • Molecular Partners

Additional Services

Wake Forest Innovations represents a wide range of capabilities that are available at Wake Forest University. Our goal is to help you find the resources that you need, people to brainstorm with and services that you require to assist you in bringing your technology to market.

Schedule a meeting with the Center for Industry Research Collaboration to discuss contract opportunities at

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