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Novel Clinical and Translational Methods, Technologies, and Resources

The Novel Clinical and Translational Methods, Technologies, and Resources Program of the CTSI

  • advances novel technologies and translational science by promoting team science and interdisciplinarity
  • links studies with commercial potential to technology transfer resources
  • manages and disseminates information about research cores and shared resources

Education & Training

Eureka Institute International Certificate Program in Translational Medicine
Since 2016, the CTSI has partnered with the Eureka Institute to sponsor faculty to attend this training opportunity in translational science held annually in Italy where participants analyze the business, scientific and regulatory aspects of translational science; develop communication skills for presenting complex scientific ideas; and analyze effective manuscript preparation and begin to apply the concepts to their own work.

C2C: Concept to Commercialization
A regular series of one-hour seminars focused on the commercialization process regarding intellectual property and business concepts. Topics include all aspects of commercialization including basics of technology transfer, patent filing requirements and strategies, funding start-up companies, technology marketing and many other topics.

I-Corps@UM-CTSI is a team-based, short course designed specifically for UM faculty, staff, post-doctoral associates and students. The program guides teams through the early stages of customer discovery where they can test the business model hypotheses for their technology or idea.

SBIR/STTR 101 Workshops
The Small Business Technology Transfer and the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs are highly competitive programs that expand funding opportunities in the federal innovation research and development arena. The application process is complex and the UInnovation Office offers occassional workshops to guide investigators through the process.


Supports, promotes, and facilitates the transfer of university innovations for the benefit of the university community and the public.

Wallace H. Coulter Center
Focused on turning translational research in biomedical science and engineering into products by commercializing research projects that address an unmet clinical need and have market potential.

The Eureka Institute for Translational Medicine
Through educational opportunities and network building, the Institute aims to develop a community of translational medicine professionals equipped to inspire and catalyze the application of discoveries for the benefit of human health.

Program Directors

Norma Kenyon, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Innovation, U Innovation
Chief Innovation Officer, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Martin Kleiman Professor of Surgery, Microbiology & Immunology and Biomedical Engineering

Alessia Fornoni, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Katz Family Drug Discovery Center
Peggy and Harold Katz Family Professor of Medicine

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