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Best Practices and Skills for Technology Transfer

 

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Dr. Mireya McKee

Ingeniera Química por el ITESM y completó un internado en investigación en el Citrus Center de la Universidad Texas A&M   enfocado en aislamiento y clasificación de productos naturales. Posteriormente obtuvo un Doctorado en Química y Bioquímica de la Universidad de Texas en Austin como investigadora de CONACyT especializada en estudios de síntesis química medicinal y enlazamiento biomolecular.

Realizó también investigaciones posdoctorales en el Department of Biological Physics de la Universidad de Oxford que combinó síntesis orgánica y nanotecnología aplicada al ADN

Mireya también completó el Science Innovation Plus Program de la Oxford’s Saïd Business School donde desarrolló habilidades para la evaluación y desarrollo de planes de negocio para la comercialización de la investigación científica.

Dr. James Hudson

Technology transfer specialist with a first degree in chemistry and a PhD in Analytical Biochemistry gained at Imperial College.  James’ first role in technology transfer was at Imperial Innovations.  This was followed by a move to Aberystwyth University, where he established a technology transfer programme and built a team.  James has worked across all scientific disciplines in technology transfer and successfully completed a number of licensing and spin-out transactions, including in the area of crop breeding that won the 2013 Times Higher Award for Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Technology.  James has experience of establishing and steering multi-institutional technology transfer programmes.  He has had success in building risk sharing models into technology transfer collaborations and the commercialisation of university expertise via smart phone apps.  Prior to joining Isis Enterprise in March 2014, James worked for Manik Technologies Ltd as an independent consultant in the development and exploitation of a pyrolysis technology. 

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