Academy News: Memphis, Mount Sinai, and UBC Join the NAI, plus #NAI2019 Updates

Mount Sinai, UofM, UBC Join the NAI & #NAI2019 Updates

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The NAI Welcomes Mount Sinai Health System, The University of British Columbia, and The University of Memphis as Member Institutions

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) is proud to announce that Mount Sinai Health SystemThe University of British Columbia, and The University of Memphis have joined the Academy as Member Institutions. 

Mount Sinai Health System – Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health care system providing exceptional medical care to their local and global communities. Encompassing the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and eight hospitals in the. . . [Read More]

The University of British Columbia – The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a global center for teaching, learning, and research, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world and recently recognized as North America’s most international university. Since 1915, the university has been committed to. . . [Read More]

The University of Memphis – The University of Memphis (UofM) has more than 100 years of experience teaching talented men and women from all over the world and preparing them for success in a diverse, innovative, global environment. Committed to a high level of educational accomplishment, the university has proven its success by. . . [Read More] 

 

To learn more about the many benefits of NAI Institutional Membership or to join the Academy, please visit academyofinventors.org/benefits.asp or contact info@academyofinventors.org

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MOUNT SINAI HEALTH SYSTEM

Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health care system providing exceptional medical care to their local and global communities. Encompassing the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and eight hospitals in the New York metropolitan area, as well as a large regional ambulatory footprint, Mount Sinai is internationally acclaimed for its excellence in research, patient care, and education across a range of specialties. The Health System is designed to increase efficiencies and economies of scale; improve quality and outcomes; and expand access to advanced primary, specialty, and ambulatory care services throughout a wide clinical network. The Health System includes more than 7,400 primary and specialty care physicians and 13 free-standing joint venture centers. Mount Sinai also features a robust and continually expanding network of specialty services, including more than 410 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida. With an extraordinary array of resources for the provision of compassionate, state-of-the-art care, the Mount Sinai Health System is poised to identify and respond to the health-related needs of the diverse populations they serve.

THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA 

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a global center for teaching, learning, and research, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world and recently recognized as North America’s most international university. Since 1915, the university has been committed to attracting and supporting those who have the drive to shape a better world. UBC is home to 65,000 students and nearly 9,000 research projects. From influential publications that push the boundaries of knowledge to new inventions with commercial applications, and from discoveries that influence public policy to new developments in medical practice, UBC is a catalyst for positive social and economic change. UBC boasts 1,000+ industry collaborations annually; a focus on new student ventures and spin-off companies; and has played a key role in advancing BC’s technology, natural resources, and life sciences sectors. Innovation UBC hubs in downtown Vancouver and Kelowna provide easy ways for individuals to access the UBC network. University discoveries have been at the heart of products, treatments, and services that have generated an estimated $11.5 billion in sales, and been the basis of more than 200 spin-off companies. Today, UBC has more than 450 licensing agreements for its technologies across the world. 

THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS

The University of Memphis (UofM) has more than 100 years of experience teaching talented men and women from all over the world and preparing them for success in a diverse, innovative, global environment. Committed to a high level of educational accomplishment, the University has proven its success by developing people, who once were only dreamers, to become thinkers capable of doing amazing things. UofM pledges this pathway as both their promise and their legacy for students with great aspirations. The university was founded in 1912 and is located in a quiet residential neighborhood of Memphis, TN. The campus boasts 25 Chairs of Excellence, more than any other Tennessee university, and five state-approved Centers of Excellence. In 1983, the university became the first public university in Tennessee to gain accreditation of its entire curriculum. UofM hosts top ranked programs in over 30 disciplines and aims to create the next generation of knowledge to foster innovation, enhance economic development, and promote the dynamism that Memphis exemplifies. The Division of Research & Innovation is responsible for advancing transformative excellence in research across campus, and to grow the cutting edge capacity of Memphis. In 2018, UofM became the first university in the U.S. to sign a Research Collaboration Agreement with the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS), an agreement which will pave the way for interactions among research faculty and students in areas of mutual interest with the goal of developing high-impact projects sustained through grant funds.

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The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) is a member organization comprising U.S. and international universities, and governmental and non-profit research institutes, with over 4,000 individual inventor members and Fellows spanning more than 250 institutions worldwide. It was founded in 2010 to recognize and encourage inventors with patents issued from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, enhance the visibility of academic technology and innovation, encourage the disclosure of intellectual property, educate and mentor innovative students, and translate the inventions of its members to benefit society.