The Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research is here to serve the faculty by helping with industry contracts and commercialization activities!

The mission of the Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research (JCITR) is to enhance IUB faculty participation in translational research and the commercialization of research discoveries through interactions with industry partners and the establishment of new companies. The JCITR Discovery Team members focus on establishing a culture that values translational research and implements processes that make it easy and efficient for faculty to participate while continuing to focus on their core strengths in basic research.

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IU's Grand Challenges 2.0 Information Session
Wednesday, October 19th. Join members of the IU Research leadership team to learn about the current Requests for Proposals of the IU Grand Challenges Program (aka., Grand Challenges 2.0). The team will share lessons learned from the first round, offer strategic advice as you think about preparing a preliminary proposal and answer your questions. Click here for more information.

2017 Velocity Conference - Opportunity for Graduate Students in the College of Arts and Sciences
March 6 - 10, 2017. All graduate students enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences are eligible and may submit an application to attend. Please submit your CV, a description of current research, career goals and a statement describing what you expect to learn or gain from attending Velocity to Application materials received after November 14, 2016 may be considered based on the number of remaining available spaces.

Innovation Crossover
Day of Innovation is Indiana’s only full day innovation event that brings together leaders and practitioners from all sectors and backgrounds. Connect with like-minded innovators for inspiring keynotes, hands-on workshops, presentations and networking.

Katherine Moynihan discusses when to disclose an invention to IURTC and how to strengthen the disclosure

IU Bloomington researchers submit almost 40 inventions to IURTC in 2015-2016 fiscal year
More than 70 faculty, staff and student researchers at Indiana University Bloomington reported 39 inventions during the fiscal year July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.

Seven IU Bloomington faculty receive more than $160K from Johnson Center grant program
The Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research awarded more than $160,000 in grants to seven researchers at Indiana University Bloomington through the Translational Research Pilot Grant program. The press release can be found here.