Steve Foster, MBA

Steve Foster, MBA

Managing Director, Licensing & Compliance (interim)
Co-Founder & Co-Director, Ambassador Program
Co-Founder, CSU Demo Day
Co-Founder, NAI Chapter at CSU

 

Steve.Foster@colostate.edu
970-492-4196

Steve joined our team in 2008, as a Director of Out-Licensing to support technologies in the areas of oncology, life science, veterinary science, and biomedical engineering. In 2021, Steve became the Managing Director, Licensing (interim) to lead licensing efforts and agreement compliance in addition to managing his technology portfolio.  During his time at CSURF, Steve has developed many strategic alliances and assisted with the initiation of several CSU startups founded on CSU-owned IP from his portfolio. Through the CSUV Ambassador program, Steve works to train graduate students and post-docs in general aspects of technology transfer, leverage their presence on campus to promote understanding and awareness of Ventures, and to identify innovative projects.  Finally, Steve was an initial cofounder and remains one of the driving forces of the Innovation Symposium, now knows as Demo Day – the annual innovation event held by CSU Ventures to celebrate and highlight the incredible innovation coming out of CSU.

Prior to joining CSUV, Steve spent 13 years with Amgen in research, development, and licensing. He holds a BS in Biological Sciences and an MBA from California Lutheran University.

Available Technologies

Method for High Purity Synthesis of Functional Monomers
Method for High Purity Synthesis of Functional Monomers
Patented use of NK-1 receptor antagonists in Management of Visceral Pain in Canines
Patented use of NK-1 receptor antagonists in Management of Visceral Pain in Canines
Biocompatible Coatings for Vascular Grafts and Blood Contacting Surfaces
Biocompatible Coatings for Vascular Grafts and Blood Contacting Surfaces
Systems and Methods for Manufacturing Customized Cardiovascular Devices
Systems and Methods for Manufacturing Customized Cardiovascular Devices
Photoredox Catalysts for Small Molecule and Macromolecular Transformations
Photoredox Catalysts for Small Molecule and Macromolecular Transformations
New Phosphine Reagents to Functionalize C-H Bonds
New Phosphine Reagents to Functionalize C-H Bonds
Novel Pro-Apoptotic Oncolytic Viral Strategy for Cancer Treatment
Novel Pro-Apoptotic Oncolytic Viral Strategy for Cancer Treatment
Novel Peptides Bind Elusive Therapeutic Target Critical to HIV Lifecycle
Novel Peptides Bind Elusive Therapeutic Target Critical to HIV Lifecycle
Antimicrobial Silver Metallogel
Antimicrobial Silver Metallogel
Semi-Automated Paper-Based Immunoassay System
Semi-Automated Paper-Based Immunoassay System
Robotic Arm Indenting for Validations in Manufacturing
Robotic Arm Indenting for Validations in Manufacturing
High-Fidelity Physical Examination Model
High-Fidelity Physical Examination Model
Thermoplastic Carbon Composite Electrodes
Thermoplastic Carbon Composite Electrodes
System and Method for Direct Particle Sampling from Air
System and Method for Direct Particle Sampling from Air
Personal Air Sampling Device for Workers at Risk for Inhalation of Environmental Hazards
Personal Air Sampling Device for Workers at Risk for Inhalation of Environmental Hazards
Orthopedic Cast Splitter for Large Animals
Orthopedic Cast Splitter for Large Animals
Metal-Reducing Enzymatic (MRE) Tag for Optical and Electron Microscopy
Metal-Reducing Enzymatic (MRE) Tag for Optical and Electron Microscopy
Natural Gas Monitoring Network to Detect Natural Gas Leaks
Natural Gas Monitoring Network to Detect Natural Gas Leaks
Methods and Compositions for Treating Cancer
Methods and Compositions for Treating Cancer
Fatigue and Fracture Resistant Hydrogels
Fatigue and Fracture Resistant Hydrogels
Inactivation of Viral Particles and Other Pathogens Using Bulk Sterilization
Inactivation of Viral Particles and Other Pathogens Using Bulk Sterilization
OX40 Monoclonal Antibodies for Treatment of Canine Cancer
OX40 Monoclonal Antibodies for Treatment of Canine Cancer
Ivermectin-Treated Bird Feed to Control West Nile Virus Transmission to Humans
Ivermectin-Treated Bird Feed to Control West Nile Virus Transmission to Humans
Human Virtual Anatomy Program
Human Virtual Anatomy Program
Surface Treatment for Vascular Stents
Surface Treatment for Vascular Stents
Hybrid Power System: High Efficiency Solid Oxide Fuel Cell and Internal Combustion Engine
Hybrid Power System: High Efficiency Solid Oxide Fuel Cell and Internal Combustion Engine
Calcium Aluminate Electride Hollow Cathode Material and Design
Calcium Aluminate Electride Hollow Cathode Material and Design
Synthesis and Characterization of Vanadium(IV/V) Citrate Complexes
Synthesis and Characterization of Vanadium(IV/V) Citrate Complexes
Monoclonal Antibodies Targeting SARS-CoV-2 Nucleocapsid Protein
Monoclonal Antibodies Targeting SARS-CoV-2 Nucleocapsid Protein
Diagnosis and Monitoring of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Diagnosis and Monitoring of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Engineered Lactobacilli for Use in Oral Vaccines Against Human Coronaviruses (Covid-19)
Engineered Lactobacilli for Use in Oral Vaccines Against Human Coronaviruses (Covid-19)
Internal Cooling of Lithium-Ion Batteries
Internal Cooling of Lithium-Ion Batteries
Functionalization of Metal–Organic Frameworks with Controllable Wettability
Functionalization of Metal–Organic Frameworks with Controllable Wettability
Pedicle Screw Assembly and Dynamic Spinal Stabilization Devices
Pedicle Screw Assembly and Dynamic Spinal Stabilization Devices
Paper-Based Assay for Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria Detection
Paper-Based Assay for Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria Detection
Novel Compositions to Protect Against Neurodegenerative Inflammation
Novel Compositions to Protect Against Neurodegenerative Inflammation
Reversible Interpenetrating Polymer Network
Reversible Interpenetrating Polymer Network
Translation and Tethering (TnT) Plasmid
Translation and Tethering (TnT) Plasmid
HA Frankenbody Expression Plasmids
HA Frankenbody Expression Plasmids
Novel Production of Vaccines for Animal Health
Novel Production of Vaccines for Animal Health
Novel Therapeutic Compounds for the Treatment of Pneumonic Infections
Novel Therapeutic Compounds for the Treatment of Pneumonic Infections
Synthetic Polymeric Materials for Ocular Applications
Synthetic Polymeric Materials for Ocular Applications
Novel Inhibition of HIV-1 Infection
Novel Inhibition of HIV-1 Infection
Fire Alarm Networking Solution
Fire Alarm Networking Solution
Method and System for Measuring Deflection at Multiple Locations
Method and System for Measuring Deflection at Multiple Locations
A Loading Device to Measure Stiffness of Fractured Bones and Monitor Healing Over Time
A Loading Device to Measure Stiffness of Fractured Bones and Monitor Healing Over Time
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonist-Beta Blocker Drug Combination: Novel Cancer Immunotherapeutic
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonist-Beta Blocker Drug Combination: Novel Cancer Immunotherapeutic
Copper Enrichment of Titanium and Titania Surfaces
Copper Enrichment of Titanium and Titania Surfaces
Digital Signature for Verifying the Origin and Integrity of Synthetic DNA Sequences
Digital Signature for Verifying the Origin and Integrity of Synthetic DNA Sequences
Resurfaced Cell-Penetrating Nanobody Constructs and Methods
Resurfaced Cell-Penetrating Nanobody Constructs and Methods
SolaVAX™: Novel Production of Human Vaccines
SolaVAX™: Novel Production of Human Vaccines
Novel TE Implant to Repair Spinal Annular Defects
Novel TE Implant to Repair Spinal Annular Defects
Telemetric Load-Sensing for the Monitoring of Orthopedic Fracture Healing
Telemetric Load-Sensing for the Monitoring of Orthopedic Fracture Healing
Industrial Hygiene Sampling Belt
Industrial Hygiene Sampling Belt
Virtual Reality Anesthesia Training Platform
Virtual Reality Anesthesia Training Platform
Capacitive Immunosensor for Point-of-Care Diagnostics
Capacitive Immunosensor for Point-of-Care Diagnostics
Synthetic Biology Based Diagnostic Assay
Synthetic Biology Based Diagnostic Assay
BeaconBand®: A Clothing Modification for Cognitive and Visual Deficits
BeaconBand®: A Clothing Modification for Cognitive and Visual Deficits
Nitric Oxide-Releasing Metal-Organic Frameworks: Novel Materials for Medical Device
Nitric Oxide-Releasing Metal-Organic Frameworks: Novel Materials for Medical Device
A Facial Mask Capable of Detecting COVID-19 via Colorimetric Indication
A Facial Mask Capable of Detecting COVID-19 via Colorimetric Indication
Wedge Osteometry BoneTractor
Wedge Osteometry BoneTractor
Plasmid to Produce Recombinant SARS-CoV-2 Nucleocapsid Protein
Plasmid to Produce Recombinant SARS-CoV-2 Nucleocapsid Protein
Frankenbody and Other Novel scFvs – Constructs and Methods for Live-cell Imaging
Frankenbody and Other Novel scFvs – Constructs and Methods for Live-cell Imaging
Anti-infective Antibacterial Compounds against Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other Mycobacterium Species
Anti-infective Antibacterial Compounds against Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other Mycobacterium Species
Surface Mounted Metal-Organic Frameworks to Filter Uremic Toxin
Surface Mounted Metal-Organic Frameworks to Filter Uremic Toxin
Neuroprotective Pre-clinical Efficacy Testing of New Drug Candidates
Neuroprotective Pre-clinical Efficacy Testing of New Drug Candidates
HeX-Bond for Molecular Engineering
HeX-Bond for Molecular Engineering
Functionalized Metal-organic Frameworks for use in Medical Devices
Functionalized Metal-organic Frameworks for use in Medical Devices
Methods for Evaluating the in vitro-in vivo Activity Relationship of Antibacterial Compounds
Methods for Evaluating the in vitro-in vivo Activity Relationship of Antibacterial Compounds
Earlier Detection of Ruminant Pregnancy
Earlier Detection of Ruminant Pregnancy
Sindbis Virus Replicons and Plasmids
Sindbis Virus Replicons and Plasmids
Sensors and Assays for Unconjugated Ubiquitin or Ubiquitin-Like Proteins
Sensors and Assays for Unconjugated Ubiquitin or Ubiquitin-Like Proteins
Strain Sensing Device for Bone Grafts
Strain Sensing Device for Bone Grafts
Zika Virus Plasmids
Zika Virus Plasmids
Novel Antibacterial Surfaces
Novel Antibacterial Surfaces
Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay to Detect Felis catus Gammaherpesvirus 1
Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay to Detect Felis catus Gammaherpesvirus 1
Coherent Imaging of Incoherent Emission Distributions: A Novel 3D Fluorescent Optical Imaging Instrument
Coherent Imaging of Incoherent Emission Distributions: A Novel 3D Fluorescent Optical Imaging Instrument
Virtual Animal Anatomy
Virtual Animal Anatomy
Detecting and Monitoring Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs
Detecting and Monitoring Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs
Antibodies Against Interferon Stimulated Gene 15 (ISG15)
Antibodies Against Interferon Stimulated Gene 15 (ISG15)
Cancer Stem Cell (CSC) Vaccine
Cancer Stem Cell (CSC) Vaccine
Ligand Passivated Gold Nanoparticles
Ligand Passivated Gold Nanoparticles
Split-Supercharged GFP: A Robust Platform to Detect Protein-Protein Interactions
Split-Supercharged GFP: A Robust Platform to Detect Protein-Protein Interactions
Adjuvant Additives that Enhance Vaccine Response
Adjuvant Additives that Enhance Vaccine Response
Microfluidic Multiplexed Cytology – Cytochemical Staining System
Microfluidic Multiplexed Cytology – Cytochemical Staining System
Novel Broad-Spectrum Flavivirus Inhibitors
Novel Broad-Spectrum Flavivirus Inhibitors
Advanced Therapeutic Delivery System for Modulating Multiple Biological Responses
Advanced Therapeutic Delivery System for Modulating Multiple Biological Responses
Growth Tube Microchip Electrophoresis System for Monitoring of Aerosol Compositions
Growth Tube Microchip Electrophoresis System for Monitoring of Aerosol Compositions
Inhibition of D6D to Treat Cardiometabolic Disease
Inhibition of D6D to Treat Cardiometabolic Disease