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Paths to Innovation

For more than 30 years, U.S. universities have had the right to commercialize discoveries made through faculty research funded by the federal government. For a time, few universities made much of the opportunity. But today, as funding support for higher education is increasingly imperiled, marketing great ideas has never been more popular --- or more crucial. Three UNLV projects show how research benefits the university, the business community, and you.

Research  |  Nov 1, 2014  |  UNLV News Center
Kwang Kim
Jan 20, 2015
Research

Engineering professor's research one day could save power companies millions and lead to decreased electricity cost for consumers.


Nov 1, 2014
Business & Community
Under guidance of former gaming executive, student inventors are developing and patenting technologies to ensure Las Vegas doesn't lose as the industry leader.

Bryan Spangelo works in lab
Jan 26, 2015
Research

UNLV researcher patents a chemotherapy compound that uses a heavy metal derivative to improve cancer treatment.