Wake Forest Innovations

Engaging in Open Innovation with Industry

EndosorterWake Forest Innovations accelerates the journey from discovery to commercialization so that important scientific discoveries can become life-improving realities.

  • We help transform the ideas, discoveries and inventions of our scientists and clinicians into valuable proprietary technologies and license these to industry.
  • We help industry to research and develop its own discoveries by providing open access to the intellectual, clinical and research capabilities of Wake Forest.

Through open innovation with industry we improve health by transforming ideas, discoveries and inventions into valuable health care products.  

Wake Forest Innovations includes three core groups:

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A Leader in Academia, Clinical Excellence and Technology Transfer

Innovative ResearchWake Forest Innovations brings together the brightest minds in science, medicine and business to turn discoveries – ours and industry's – into high-value products of benefit to patients worldwide. 

  • Top ranked by Forbes.com for return on research investment
  • $1 billion in annual product sales from innovative technologies
  • 500+ preclinical studies for industry partners in the last 10 years
  • GLP-compliant large animal facility
  • $200 million in research funding annual for medical, materials and engineering research science
  • 100+ products on the market from our innovative technologies

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Wake Forest Innovations ›

Wake Forest Innovations accelerates the journey from discovery to commercialization so that important scientific discoveries can become life-improving realities.

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Wake Forest Innovation Quarter ›

Wake Forest Innovation Quarter is a beacon for innovation in biomedical science, information technology, advanced materials and engineering. It is a knowledge-based community...

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Wake Forest Preclinical Translational Services ›

Preclinical Translational Services is a full-service preclinical contract research organization (CRO) that combines the power of a traditional CRO with the unique ability to...

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Wake Forest Center for Applied Learning ›

The Center for Applied Learning at Wake Forest Innovations uses the latest in applied and immersive learning techniques to prepare health care professionals to excel in...

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Wake Forest Lab Services ›

Wake Forest University and Wake Forest School of Medicine have established numerous core laboratories. These core labs are now available to support industry and other...

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Wake Forest Ultrasound Education ›

The Program for Medical Ultrasound is a pioneer in teaching the art of ultrasound to physicians, sonographers and other allied health professionals. Each course is enhanced...

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