For University of Washington faculty and researchers who want to learn more about taking their innovation from idea to impact

CoMotion Mission


Inspired and empowered innovators who change the world.


We partner with the UW community on their innovation journey, providing tools, connections, and acumen to transform ideas into economic and societal impact.


  • Innovation and creativity – The fundamental traits of the innovators we guide and support are also built into our DNA.
  • Integrity and trust – We hold ourselves to the highest professional and ethical standards and hold transparency and honesty as core values.
  • Collaborations and services – We believe in the value of partnerships and strive to continuously deliver the best possible service to our clients.
  • Community and societal impact – We derive motivation and enthusiasm from helping innovators make a positive change in our communities and in the world.
  • Diversity and empowerment – We believe in the power of diversity and weave it into all aspects of operations to help staff and innovators achieve their maximum potential.
  • Fun and joy – We derive happiness and fulfillment by working together to make a difference.