Marty Reid, director of SETsquared Bristol and Engine Shed, will step up as interim executive director of SETsquared next month.
Grace Wang is leaving Ohio State University after two years to become president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Michael Connallon Jr is the new chairman of the Rowan Innovation Venture Fund, the freshly topped up venture capital arm of Rowan University.
Mart Maasik is the head of University of Tartu’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre, but will also remain head of UniTartu Ventures.
Jesse Vincent-Herscovici is the new president and chief executive at Axelys, following in the footsteps of interim CEO Nancy Rancourt and Paule De Blois who earlier this year joined the Quebec government.
Phil Clare has joined Queen Mary Innovation as chief executive, having previously worked for University of Oxford since 2006.
Karinne Bredberg has been promoted to director of innovation in Northern Illinois University’s Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships.
Teri Willey, whose long list of accomplishments includes founding Cambridge Enterprise, will step down in November this year to focus on other projects.
Sean Fielding has worked for University of Exeter for nearly three decades, during which time his board memberships included ATTP, SETsquared and PraxisAuril.
Mike Ravenscroft is the new managing director of the $16m Maryland Momentum Fund, replacing Claire Broido Johnson.
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.
Northern Illinois University’s vice-president of research and innovation partnerships Gerald Blazey has announced his retirement at the end of this academic year.
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