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We guide UW researchers, faculty, and students on their path to potential license, startup, or service.

 
 
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We deliver just-in-time learning opportunities around all types of innovation.

 
 
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We provide mentorship, funding, and networks to improve commercialization success.

 
 
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We support startup creation, launch, and incubation.

 
 
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Gail E. Joseph
 
Preparing children for success: The EarlyEdU Alliance
 

A recent gift from the Bezos Family Foundation is helping Associate Professor Gail E. Joseph and her UW team successfully develop this program benefiting early educators.
Read more about the Bezos gift to UW educators
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UW spinout C-SATS co-founder wins School of Medicine Inventor of the Year
 

Thomas Lendvay, MD, co-founder of C-SATS – the UW CoMotion spinout recently acquired by Johnson & Johnson – was awarded the Inventor of the Year award by the UW School of Medicine. This event also featured eight UW technologies in the annual CoMotion Innovator Showcase.
Learn more about the winning technology from the UW Department of Biochemistry.

 
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UW researchers put on their business hats
 

In this workshop, UW innovators learn to think more like a business person, and reflect on what kind of commercialization path their work could take.
Read more about CoMotion's Idea to Plan workshop.

 
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Funding-purple-Marketo.png  FUNDING & PARTNERSHIPS
 
 
Mobility Innovation Center
 
Imagine Mobility Ideathon yields inspired solutions
 

UW students participated in a hackathon-inspired “Ideathon” to come up with novel solutions to tackle Seattle’s growing traffic problem.
Learn how their ideas may help us get through the “Period of Maximum Constraint”

 
 
BECU FinTech Incubator
 
UW CoMotion launches fintech incubator with BECU 
 

BECU, Washington’s largest community credit union, has teamed up with CoMotion at the University of Washington to create a fintech hub in the Seattle region, which includes the launch of the BECU FinTech Incubator at CoMotion Labs.
Learn which startups are the first two members, about an upcoming competition, and more. 

 
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Ship-purple-Marketo2.png  STARTUPS & INCUBATION
 
 
CoMotion Labs startup pilots VR anatomy course at UW School of Dentistry
 

CoMotion Labs member, Sandis Kondrats from Anatomy Next, connected with faculty from the UW School of Dentistry to pilot his VR anatomy course.
Read more about how Anatomy Next brought VR to the UW School of Dentistry.

 
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NEWS
 
 
Olis Robotics CoMotion supported UW spinout
 
CoMotion-supported startups and partners make headlines
 
 
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EVENTS
 
 
CoMotion Event
 

11/9
RAISING CAPITAL

 

Hear angel investor, Susan Preston, present at this week's Fundamentals for Startups

 
 
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11/14
CARBS & COFFEE

 

Join us for breakfast and networking with the Seattle entrepreneurial community

 
 
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11/27
COMOTION CONNECT

 

A gathering for the UW community to learn how CoMotion helps move innovations from idea to impact

 
 
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11/30
MAKE A WINTER STOCKING

 

Get creative and make your own winter stocking at the CoMotion MakerSpace! 

 
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MEET A COMOTION TEAM MEMBER
 
 
JENNIFER McCULLAR
 

This month meet Jennifer McCullar. She's one of our Innovation Managers, and works with UW researchers in Life Sciences, Genomics Sequencing, Therapeutics, Software, and Training. She’s helped teams and startups like Bellweather Bio from Genomics, SPLiT-seq from the Allen School, EarlyEdU Alliance from the College of Education, and the“Ask A” project with Ross Reynolds from KUOW.   

Our Innovation managers provide expert guidance to UW researchers through the journey from idea to market impact with services like coaching the funding application process, advising on patent filings and maintenance, negotiating IP agreements, facilitating mentor connections, and more. 

 
Jennifer McCullar CoMotion Innovation Manager
 
 

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Our CoMotion team guides UW innovators along the journey
from idea to impact

 
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