25 episodes

Ever wonder how people are able to shift their ideas that originate on paper into real-life inventions that changed the world? Who are these inventors? How are they able to transfer their ideas to impact the world? Join co-hosts Beth Deuermeyer and Jack Manhire on the Idea 2 Impact podcast, presented by Texas A&M University Innovation Partners, where we bring you the inside scoop on how faculty and other community members successfully translate their ideas into inventions, while also teaching, researching, and mentoring other faculty members and students.

Idea 2 Impact Texas A&M University Innovation Partners

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Ever wonder how people are able to shift their ideas that originate on paper into real-life inventions that changed the world? Who are these inventors? How are they able to transfer their ideas to impact the world? Join co-hosts Beth Deuermeyer and Jack Manhire on the Idea 2 Impact podcast, presented by Texas A&M University Innovation Partners, where we bring you the inside scoop on how faculty and other community members successfully translate their ideas into inventions, while also teaching, researching, and mentoring other faculty members and students.

    Copyrighted material in action: How commercialized material has enhanced education and healthcare

    Copyrighted material in action: How commercialized material has enhanced education and healthcare

    In this episode, Jack & Beth continue their conversation with Dr. Stacey Mitchell and her expertise in the field of forensic nursing. Mitchell dives into using VR simulation for evidence collection and how Texas A&M University's Visualization department has been developing the software and creating it to be as authentic as possible. Mitchell's work at the Center of Excellence for Forensic Nursing, under the School of Nursing, has stood out among other universities, offering the best place to learn about forensic nursing. Mitchell discusses the importance of copyrighting the material to best represent and protect the Texas A&M brand and the work they do. Mitchell dives into rapid cycle quality improvement (RCQI) and how any successful program needs to constantly evaluate how each piece works and what else they need to do to improve. The second half of the conversation explores Mitchell's path to forensic nursing, providing care for different demographics, and legal consulting. Mitchell explains what they must collect and how to preserve it, as well as diving into the legal side with the mock testimony course that helps victims experince a court room. This episode wraps up with Jack, Beth, & Stacey reflecting on how real life is not just textbook material, so interactive programs contribute greatly to shaping education.



    For more information on the Center of Excellence in Forensic Nursing, visit https://nursing.tamu.edu/cefn/index.html.

    • 57 min
    From research to commercialization: The use of federal funding to create real-world impact

    From research to commercialization: The use of federal funding to create real-world impact

    In this week's episode, Jack and Beth talk with Dr. Stacey Mitchell from the Center of Excellence in Forensic Nursing. Dr. Mitchell came to TAMU after many years working for hospitals and hospital systems. She shares how she came to be interested in forensic nursing which eventually lead to her becoming one of the leading experts in sexual assault nurse examinations. We wrap up the first of two episodes with Dr. Mitchell discussing how she has used federal funding to help launch and continuouly fund the research that comes out of the Center for Exccellence in Forensic Nursing. Make sure to join us for part 2 in a few weeks! For more information on the Center of Excellence in Forensic Nursing, visit https://nursing.tamu.edu/cefn/index.html.

    • 36 min
    Hashing out the future of cannabis commercialization: A deeper dive into research, labeling, and marketing in industry

    Hashing out the future of cannabis commercialization: A deeper dive into research, labeling, and marketing in industry

    In episode 2, Lance continues the conversation about IP in the cannabis industry. Jack and Beth highlight how Colarado, a state where cannabis is legal, utilizes the plant for innovation. The trio examines gene editing, FDA procedures, gut biology, and the more biological standpoint for examining cannabis. Lance explains the progression of university research and how that alongside celebrity endorsements and incorporating other industries has an impact on the market effect of cannabis. The conversation comes full circle, with Beth, Jack, and Lance discussing how commercial activity and research puts products in the hands of the people and how Innovation Partners can aid in grants, innovative leaders, and commercializing even the most taboo of innovations.

    • 47 min
    A budding area of innovation: A look at the intellectual property Landscape in the Cannabis industry

    A budding area of innovation: A look at the intellectual property Landscape in the Cannabis industry

    Beth and Jack speak with Lance Anderson, an IP attorney at Dickson and Wright LLP. In this episode, we talk about Lance ended up in the IP world with a background in agriculture, how his college's tech transfer office helped him, and his time as a law student. This episode dives into how advancing opportunities require more than just a good idea and how commercialization is required for the biggest impact in today's world. Additionally, Anderson discusses his work as an IP attorney with a focus on patenting and commercializing for marijuana related inventions and research. We discuss the cannabis industry, legalization, and how intellectual property works in the cannabi industry. From black market growers to the process works within states that have legalized cannabis to the two prong system that defines the industry, Anderson dives into the IP and commercialization of cannabis inventions around the U.S.

    • 52 min
    Molding Minds: STELLA's success in education through commercialization and patenting

    Molding Minds: STELLA's success in education through commercialization and patenting

    In episode 2, Beth and Jack continue their conversation with Dr. Etchells and Dr. Lara-Alecio. They dive into the STELLA program, covering it's success as a dual-literacy program for young children and how it works so effectively. Learn more about how STELLA truly went from idea to impact on this episode.

    • 56 min
    Education and Entrepreneurship: Lessons Learned from Private Industry Experience

    Education and Entrepreneurship: Lessons Learned from Private Industry Experience

    In this episode, Jack and Beth talk with Dr. Matthew Etchells and Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio about the cross roads of education and commercialization. They discuss STELLA, a program that was developed by CRDLLA and which Innovation Partners helped to license with Frog Street LLC. Dr. Lara-Alecio and Dr. Etchells share how their backgrounds in private industry have shaped their perspectives on research and commercialization, and how commercializing inventions leads to a bigger impact. This episode dives into the impact of education and how it can shape ideas and reach the greatest audience through commercialization.



    For more information on CRDLLA, please visit https://crdlla.tamu.edu

    • 48 min

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