The Applied Physics Laboratory of the University of Washington is a premier center for research, development, and advanced education in science and engineering. The Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound (CIMU) is a world-class leader in ultrasound research and development. Our talented, multidisciplinary staff of physicists, mathematicians, engineers, technicians, and students works with a wide variety of researchers and medical professionals around the world to advance the expansion of the field.
The department of Bioengineering at the University of Washington is dedicated to serving a worldwide leadership role in Bioengineering research, education, service, clinical applications, and technology transfer. Our equal footing in the School of Medicine and the College of Engineering allows us to garner very strong research support from federal agencies, particularly from NIH. We also have a strong history of translating research into patents, licenses, start-up companies, and products with significant impact on health. Our funding under the Coulter Translational Research Partnerships is one aspect of our strength in converting research into products.
The Department of Radiology at the University of Washington is an academic department providing highly specialized care to patients who need state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging or imaging-guided therapies. With major funding from the National Institutes of Health and other competitive sources, the department has long been a significant contributor to the science and application of biomedical imaging. We invite you to learn who we are and what we do.
UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, a network of seven that provide primary care, the UW School of Medicine, the physician practice UW Physicians and Airlift Northwest. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children’s University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children’s.
The UW Center for Commercialization is the University of Washington’s technology transfer office. Our job is to protect and manage intellectual property arising from UW research, and to license intellectual property rights to industry for the ultimate benefit of people. One of our primary goals is to catalyze the creation of new companies based on UW technologies.