MUSC Foundation for Research Development (FRD): responsible for evaluating all intellectual assets the enterprise owns and generates, extracting value, and forging industry and other relationships resulting in products and services that provide real life solutions to the world’s medical needs.  Whether translation means a technology license, research collaboration, new startup venture, or any combination, FRD serves as a dedicated one-stop shop for advancing innovation at MUSC. The organization also is dedicated to building an ecosystem of innovation whose activities contributes to MUSC’s overall economic impact on our state and country.