The annual event supports women innovators and entrepreneurs at Washington University.
The LEAP Callenge helps innovators cross a crucial threshold in the entrepreneurial process, making it easier for WashU innovations to benefit the St. Louis region.
Hosted by OTM, the event features a full day of speakers, workshops and networking opportunities.
Ten research teams were selected to receive funding in the Fall 2018 cycle of LEAP.
Now is the time for university women to also recognize themselves as inventors and entrepreneurs.
Nancy Tye-Murray, PhD, is the first female faculty member at WashU to found a startup. Her company, clEAR, helps people with hearing loss to better recognize and understand speech through training that uses their loved ones’ voices.
Meet Lan Yang. At 14, she was so committed to becoming a scientist, she went on a hunger strike. The photonics researcher now holds the most patents and disclosures of any female faculty member at WashU.
Drs. Jon and Jennifer Silva are the founders of SentiAR.
A new study shows that outreach to women faculty has led to an increase in engagement with OTM by women inventors.