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NIU promotes Bredberg to director of innovation

Karinne Bredberg has been promoted to director of innovation in Northern Illinois University’s Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships.

Sep 26, 2022

Willey to leave IU Ventures

Teri Willey, whose long list of accomplishments includes founding Cambridge Enterprise, will step down in November this year to focus on other projects.

Sep 21, 2022

Fielding to retire in April 2023

Sean Fielding has worked for University of Exeter for nearly three decades, during which time his board memberships included ATTP, SETsquared and PraxisAuril.

Sep 21, 2022

Van Vliet ventures to Cornell for VP job

Krystyn Van Vliet will move from MIT to Cornell in February to take over as vice-president for research and innovation and a professor in the College of Engineering.

Aug 25, 2022

Blazey to bid farewell to NIU

Northern Illinois University’s vice-president of research and innovation partnerships Gerald Blazey has announced his retirement at the end of this academic year.

Aug 24, 2022

Cincinnati promotes Hays as Adams leaves for state job

CIO David Adams has accepted a new role as commissioner of Indiana’s Department of Workforce Development and will be replaced by Ryan Hays at the university.

Aug 22, 2022

Ficarra steps down at PraxisAuril after 20 years

Maxine Ficarra has been with the organisation since its original incarnation of Praxis Courses and CEO since it became PraxisAuril in 2017.

Aug 17, 2022

Rice chooses Cherukuri to lead innovation

Rice University has found its inaugural vice-president for innovation in Paul Cherukuri, currently executive director of its Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering.

Aug 4, 2022

Other News

Albertson accepts Georgia Tech job

Mary Albertson is the new director for Georgia Tech’s Office of Technology Licensing, joining from University of Utah’s Pivot Center.

Jul 18, 2022

Yan says yes to Penn State

Bin Yan will become associate vice-president for research and director of the Office of Technology Management in September.

Jun 30, 2022

Kelly retires from QB3

Regis Kelly, executive director of University of California’s QB3 is retiring after more than 50 years with the institution.

Jun 28, 2022

Monash makes Hick chief commercialisation officer

Alastair Hick spent, up until now senior director of Monash Innovation, will serve as the university’s inaugural chief commercialisation officer.

Jun 24, 2022

Allied Minds narrows loss

The embattled commercialisation firm reduced losses by nearly $40m but now has only one board member left in interim chairman Bruce Failing.

Jun 20, 2022

Editor's Picks

Malandrin moves to KPMG Brazil

CVC veteran Daniel Malandrin, who was part of GCV Rising Stars and Emerging Leaders rosters, has left DX Ventures and joined KPMG Brazil.

Sep 26, 2022

Why beauty companies are taking tips from China

Beauty treatments, medical procedures and personalisation are blending together, with China at the forefront of these key trends.

Sep 23, 2022

Swisscom Ventures raises new $300m fund

Dominique Mégret has exclusively revealed to Global Venturing that the unit closed its fourth main fund in July, with 75% of the capital coming from external limited partners.

Sep 21, 2022

DTCP announces the first close of its latest fund

The Deutsche Telekom spinoff’s Growth Equity III Fund has completed a $300m first close backed by its former parent company as well as SoftBank.

Sep 21, 2022
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