In a move designed to jump-start operations at the new commercialization enterprise, Wake Forest Innovations launched its public website, WakeForestInnovations.com, as the primary way for industry and other business partners to engage with Wake Forest Innovations and its internal business units.
The new Wake Forest Innovations website includes two key portals to encourage engagement and collaboration designed to commercialize Wake Forest's many new licensable technologies and to market Wake Forest's unique and broad-based scientific services.
In combination with this launch, three new dot-com websites also went live. They market the newly organized scientific services of Wake Forest Innovations that are now available on a fee-for service basis. Numerous additional scientific services and their dot-com websites are in development and are expected to be launched in the coming months.
These first scientific services units of Wake Forest Innovations are:
Preclinical Translational Services (www.WakePreclinical.com): This unit offers Wake Forest's extensive research capabilities in medical device and therapeutic testing to its partners. The initiative expands existing work and relationships in comparative medicine and preclinical surgical services that provide testing of medical treatment options to patients more quickly and cost-effectively. For example, the unit performs safety and efficacy testing of orthopaedic and other medical devices as well as testing of vaccines and other drugs. Generating preclinical data is the critical first step to gain FDA approval to begin trials in humans.
Core Laboratory Services (www.WakeCoreLabs.com): This new unit offers the services of a growing
|SOURCE Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center|
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