The purpose of the website is to aggregate and market technologies from CTSA institutions as well as those of the National Institutes of Health, with the goal of enhancing research activity and private partnerships across the CTSA consortium. The website includes a text-searchable interface and regular, automatic updating with a standardized template to facilitate broad participation by CTSA consortium members. Currently, there are over a dozen CTSAs contributing information on their technologies to the site.
- Intellectual Property information exchange
- Links publically available licensing opportunities from CTSI Institutions in an easily searchable format that connects providers & users.
- Aim of creating a consortium view of IP, licensing & sponsored research opportunities.
- Stimulus to collaboration and partnering with and between CTSA member institutions.
Clinical and Translational Science Award Intellectual Property (CTSA-IP) Portal Partners with Flintbox
CTSA-IP is actively working with CTSA institutions across the country with the goal of sharing data across the various sites and systems used at CTSA member institutions. In addition to our work with CTSA members, we are collaborating with iBridge, a nationwidge, centralized online hub for for sharing ideas, research and knowledge. In addition, we recently partnered with Flintbox, a Â leader in software for managing technology commercialization.