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There are many ways to get involved as an investor in CoMotion. Funding opportunities include providing gap funding to emerging start-ups and sponsoring winning submissions to Dub Pitch, our quarterly startup pitch sessions for investment. We also connect CoMotion inventors with innovative companies who are looking for particular types skill sets, resulting in investments and/or acquisitions in companies, licensing of technologies and acqui-hires of teams. We welcome your involvement to help us move innovations to impact.
Jeanette Ennis supports UW researchers pursuing grant money to commercialize their innovations, and helps CoMotion secure economic development grant opportunities. Ennis joined CoMotion in 2009 after more than 15 years of broad research experience as a scientist, entrepreneur, and manager. Her areas of expertise include pharmacology, biochemistry, molecular biology, tissue engineering, and medical devices. She has worked with a variety of start-up companies as project manager, grant writer, and intellectual property manager, and held senior research positions at Cornell University and the UW Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. She earned a doctorate in medical and molecular pharmacology from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she trained with Louis Ignarro, Nobel Laureate in Physiology. She also holds a certificate in technical writing and editing from the UW Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering.