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June 26, 2018
Patent licensing—from initial conversations with a customer to actually closing a deal—can be an immensely complex, delicate and lengthy process. “It’s on the order of magnitude of years, not months, that we get deals done,” says Kelly Roche.
June 14, 2018
In a new study published in the journal Icarus, Nathan argues that astronomers don’t have as good a handle on the size and other physical characteristics of asteroids as they previously thought.
May 22, 2018
In addition to its impact on global health, Helen’s role features two of her other favorite things—lots of creative troubleshooting and “cool shiny instruments”—and feeds her lifelong belief that science should be fun!
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July 17, 2018
BURN Manufacturing partners with Intellectual Ventures’ Global Good fund to co-develop a clean burning, affordable and fuel-efficient wood stove for people in sub-Saharan Africa who rely on biomass fuel for cooking.
April 18, 2018
Company spins out of Intellectual Ventures’ ISF Incubator to commercialize satellite imaging system.
January 24, 2018
ISF Incubator, the startup arm of Intellectual Ventures, has launched Juice-BX, a startup building power-charging stations for smart devices.
November 13, 2017
With machine learning technology, EasyScan GO automatically and accurately detects malaria parasites within minutes, providing important decision support to microscopists and enabling effective tracking of the mutating disease through standardized diagnoses. The future of automated quality diagnosis begins now.
October 31, 2017
Global Good and Element Inc. to Develop Biometric Identification Technology for Infants and Children
Powered by deep learning algorithms, a modern form of artificial intelligence, that use existing cameras on mobile devices, the biometric application could—for the first time—enable health systems to recognize and follow patients from birth to old age.
October 25, 2017
The Invention Science Fund (ISF) Incubator, the new startup arm at Intellectual Ventures, and Utah-based Technium announced today a strategic relationship to accelerate the creation of high-impact technology startup companies.
July 12, 2017
Intellectual Ventures’ Global Good Fund and GE (NYSE: GE), have signed a licensing agreement with the diagnostics technology company Access Bio (KOSDAQ: 950130) to manufacture and distribute innovative diagnostic technologies that will help global health workers to more rapidly identify asymptomatic malaria in low-resource regions around the world.
March 16, 2017
The partnership will combine Global Good’s assay platform with Biopromic’s proprietary technologies in sample preparation and high-sensitivity antibodies to improve the accessibility of accurate TB testing in low- and middle-income countries.
February 16, 2017
Dominion Harbor Enterprises today announced the acquisition of over 1,000 patent families from Kodak’s iconic portfolio of patented technologies. This extensive portfolio has been acquired from Intellectual Ventures (IV).
February 02, 2017
QuantuMDx Group announced an assay co-development and commercialization agreement with The Global Good Fund, managed by Intellectual Ventures, to develop a rapid, low-cost and mobile diagnostic test for the detection of human papillomavirus (HPV).
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June 26, 2017
In the future, any mosquito that dares to get within a 328-foot range of you could be automatically destroyed in midair, thanks to a high-tech "Photonic Fence" developed by Seattle-based Intellectual Ventures Laboratory.
June 26, 2017
Intellectual Ventures' Photonic Fence intelligently targets and kills flying pests at a rate of 20 per second, leaving other friendly insects alone.
June 26, 2017
Intellectual Ventures' Photonic Fence will help farmers target specific pests, if a Department of Agriculture trial goes well.
June 23, 2017
Intellectual Ventures' fly swatter is able to discriminate between nice and nasty bugs.
June 16, 2017
Intellectual Ventures spinout Pivotal Commware announces a $17 million funding round Friday, led by The Thermo Companies and DIG Investment, with participation from Microsoft co-founder Gates, Lux Capital and real estate investor Barry Sternlicht.
June 16, 2017
Bellevue-based Intellectual Ventures spinout Pivotal Commware raised $17 million from investors including Bill Gates, satellite company Globalstar's majority owner and the family office of real estate mogul Barry Sternlicht.
June 16, 2017
Pivotal is one of four metamaterials-based ventures that have been spun out from Intellectual Ventures, a technology incubator that's also based in Bellevue. The others are Kymeta, which focuses on flat-panel satellite antennas; Echodyne, which builds radar systems suited for drones and connected cars; and Evolv, which is working on security scanning applications.
June 13, 2017
Intellectual Ventures spinout Kymeta says a Spanish company known as e3 Systems will be its exclusive global distribution partner for flat-panel satellite antennas designed for the yacht market.
June 07, 2017
Washington State's Governor Jay Inslee signed an executive order that encourages pilot tests of autonomous vehicles on Washington roads and establishes a working group to help ensure AV developers are supported by the state. The order was signed at Bellevue-based startup Echodyne, which is developing advanced radar systems that could be used in AVs and drones.
June 04, 2017
At this year's Intellectual Ventures technology expo on Capitol Hill, visitors can see a scale model of a traveling wave nuclear reactor; a photonic fence (a virtual fence that detects and destroys insects with a laser by zapping them as they cross its plane), and a vaccine storage system that allows remote clinics to store life-saving vaccines for up to a month without electricity.