Christoph Moning, a professor at Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Science since 2014, is the new vice-president for research and knowledge transfer.
Kansas State University has promoted Rebecca Robinson to lead K-State Innovation Partners where she replaces Kent Glasscock, who is retiring.
Tatiana Litvin-Vechnyak is the vice-president for technology commercialisation at Georgetown University effective today.
Mike Paton is the new director of University of Bristol’s innovation hub Engine Shed, replacing Marty Reid who’s now leading SETsquared.
Andrew Wilkinson, chief executive of University of Manchester Innovation Factory, replaces Anne Lane as head of the organisation.
Cliff Michaels will head Kansas University’s Center for Technology Commercialization after having spent the past three years at Georgia State University.
Kevin Leslie has been appointed Old Dominion University’s first associate vice-president for innovation and commercialisation.
Maha Krishnamurthy will serve as president of University of Tennessee Research Foundation in a permanent capacity, having been interim president since October.
Following the departure of Caroline Dreyer last autumn, SATT Conectus has now brought in Marc Gillmann as its new head.
Andy Naylor has left Nottingham Technology Ventures after five years as chief executive to become an investment director for Northern Gritstone.
Alexis Dormandy has reportedly been “forced out” and left the university venture fund shortly before Christmas.
David Russell, an executive-in-residence at Oxford’s Saïd Business School, has been appointed chief executive of PraxisAuril, following in the footsteps of Maxine Ficarra.
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.
Former CEO Ron Spector has been succeeded by Justin Greenstein, who was chief finance and operating officer.
The flow control technology provider has recruited Marco Placidi to head its open innovation arm following a stint in corporate venturing for Halma.
Trumpf’s corporate VC subsidiary has hired Jens Ortgiese, a former venturing director at Stihl Group, as principal.
Former senior director Breton Birkhofer has taken a managing director role at DivcoWest where he will focus on early-stage real estate and construction technology.