Topic: Office of Technology Commercialization

Working on a Better Way to Treat Pertussis

Oct. 7, 2014
Working on a Better Way to Treat Pertussis

[Video] Chemical engineer Jennifer Maynard is on the cusp of a new treatment for whooping cough, a devastating illness that kills 195,000 children each year. Learn more.

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From Idea to IPO: Entrepreneurship at UT

March 6, 2014
From Idea to IPO: Entrepreneurship at UT

Looking to start a business? Have a new technology? You're in the right place. Learn how UT is growing student, faculty and Central Texas businesses.

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Milner Wins Inventor of the Year Award

Nov. 20, 2013
Milner Wins Inventor of the Year Award

The biomedical engineering professor was honored for his development of light-based therapeutic and diagnostic procedures that help doctors detect diseases like glaucoma and heart disease. [Video]

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Engineering Professor Thomas Milner Named UT Austin's Inventor of the Year

Nov. 20, 2013

Researcher's findings help detect and diagnose threatening illnesses

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Chemists Work to Desalt the Ocean for Drinking Water, One Nanoliter at a Time

June 27, 2013

[caption id="attachment_40911" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="A prototype "water chip" developed by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin in collaboration with a startup company."]water chip, Electrochemically Mediated Seawater Desalination[/caption]

By creating a small electrical field that removes salts from seawater, chemists at The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Marburg in Germany have introduced a new method for the desalination of seawater that consumes less energy and is dramatically simpler than conventional techniques. The new method requires so little energy that it can run on a store-bought battery.

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