The Technology Commercialization Program (TCP), one of TREx's partners, is funded by the President’s Office to support the expanding entrepreneurial ecosystem within UTMB. It is supported by the CTSA grant and is administered through the Office of Technology Transfer.
The TCP has supported a Seed Grant competition since 2015. To date, the program has granted 20 awards, 7 of which were awarded in the most recent, fourth round of funding.
TCP investigators have
- Funded two projects ($100K/each) for novel diagnostic assay and drug development
- Established a new startup company
- Developed three invention disclosures
- Developed a new prototype for a novel diagnostic platform