The Gore Innovation Center
Sparking New Ideas and Opportunities
Silicon Valley is home to some of the world’s biggest technology companies, leading academic institutions and thousands of start-ups. The Gore Innovation Center places us in the middle of it all — a space where we collaborate, explore and spark opportunities with fellow innovators. From our recent Digital Health Innovation Day to forums and make-a-thons, we partner to solve challenges and bring new ideas to life.
A Fall From the Sky, a Dad’s Life Saved
A Special July 4 Anniversary
Three years ago, aerial photographer Iwan van der Schoor hit the water chest-first when his parachute failed. Paramedics rushed him to physicians, who got him to the specialty cardiology team that repaired his ruptured aorta with a Gore device. Shortly after, a coordinated medical team returned him to his family.
Every day, our products perform in challenging environments where the cost of failure is high. We're proud to deliver solutions that improve lives.
Redefining Stroke Prevention
The “Hole” Truth About Strokes with Unknown Causes
One-third of ischemic strokes have unknown causes; 40-50% of people who experience these strokes have a hole in their heart called a patent foramen ovale (PFO). With strong data on the connection between PFO and stroke from the Gore REDUCE Clinical Study and the FDA approval of its GORE® CARDIOFORM Septal Occluder for PFO closure, Gore is helping patients to significantly reduce the risk of experiencing another stroke.
Gore Turns 60!
A Continued Commitment to Improving Life
It’s a milestone year for Gore! Sixty years have passed since our founders celebrated New Year’s Day — and their 23rd wedding anniversary — by starting a new business venture in the basement of their home to explore opportunities for fluorocarbon polymers. Today, Associates around the world strive to build on their legacy and deliver innovations that improve lives and industries.
W. L. Gore & Associates
A materials science company focused on discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for our Associates.
Combining industry expertise with product versatility, we create solutions for the most challenging environments — from implants in the human body, to clothing worn on expeditions to Mt. Everest, to electronic cables transmitting signals from Mars.
News & Events
W. L. Gore & Associates will highlight solutions for reliably protecting automotive components in harsh environments, during the SIA VISION, October 9-10 in Paris, France. The primary focus will be on Gore products for automotive lighting and electronics/driver assistance systems.
Gore has recently upgraded its site manufacturing infrastructure in Pleinfeld, Germany, significantly reducing product delivery time to OEMs and end users.
Gore is pleased to announce that GORE® Aerospace Fiber Optic Cables, 1.8 mm Simplex is proven to provide greater impact resistance in the most challenging environments for extended service life.
Your work at Gore can change lives. Perhaps your own.
It's not just another job. It's not just another career path. It really is a vehicle for personal growth.
Alicia, Medical Products Division