Alison is Director of Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI), a joint initiative between Enterprise Ireland and the Irish Universities Association. KTI is the Irish national office, responsible for policy, practice and the performance of the Irish knowledge-technology transfer (KTT) system. Having started her career in the biotech industry, she then occupied a variety of academic-industry interface positions, most significantly as CEO at Medical Research Council Technology, UK, and at Kings College London where she led technology transfer and research support.
Alison is immediate past Chair of AUTM, the global knowledge and tech transfer association based in the US. She is a founder and immediate past- Chair of the Alliance of Technology Transfer Professionals (ATTP), the body that sets the global... Continue reading