The Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering at the University of Southern California (AMI-USC) is a non-profit organization that supports research, development and commercialization of biomedical devices and other technologies. The Institute provides philanthropic support for biomedical device development that can significantly impact healthcare. AMI is an incubation center devoted to accelerating the commercialization of biomedical devices by nurturing promising biomedical technologies.
AbbVie, formerly a part of Abbot Laboratories, is a global leader in the world in biopharmaceuticals with a patient-centered ideology at its core. From this perspective, AbbVie seeks to innovate therapies and meet the health needs of people throughout the globe, not only performing research and delivering healthcare but supporting education, practicing ethical studies, and reducing its impact on the environment. The research focuses of AbbVie include hepatitis C, neuroscience, immunology, oncology, renal disease, and women’s health.
Agilent is a leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. The company provides laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise, enabling customers to gain the insights they seek.
Thorlabs specializes in the building blocks for laser and fiber optic systems. From optomechanical components to telecom test instrumentation, Thorlabs' extensive manufacturing capabilities allow us to ship high quality, well priced components and devices for next-day delivery. Optomechanics, optics, opto-electronics, laser diodes, fiber optics and ASE test sources as well as fiber optic amplifiers.
Mathworks is a worldwide leader in the development of technical computing software for engineers and scientists, including their widely-circulated MATLAB and Simulink products. Their products are a fundamental component of research and development in both academia and industry, and Mathworks-based platforms span fields including bioinformatics, image processing, biochemical modeling, and biostatistics.
The USC Stevens Institute for Innovation is a university-wide institute in the office of the Provost designed to harness the creative thinking and innovative work at all of USC’s 17 professional schools, the USC College, and research centers across campus to build a multidisciplinary approach to innovation. To empower USC innovators to make maximum societal impact with their ideas, the USC Stevens Institute identifies, nurtures, protects, and transfers to the market the most exciting innovations from USC, and in turn, provides a central connection for industry seeking cutting edge innovations in which to invest. Furthermore, the USC Stevens Institute develops the innovator as well as innovations, through educational programs, community-building events, and showcase opportunities.