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Pesqueira departs Spanish research institute IMDEA Materials

After serving three years as the head of the technology transfer and innovation office, Pesqueira has accepted a new position as an intellectual property strategy and protection specialist at Boeing.

May 10, 2024

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to form $10m investment unit

The university’s new unit, which includes incubator, startup fund and brain trust, will be led by assistant vice president Joshua Espinosa.

Apr 23, 2024

University of California's Bow Capital appoints Chan as CFO

James Chan, who holds a similar position at other funds, has joined the investment firm affiliated with the University of California.

Apr 23, 2024

Arnold hired at University of Texas's commercialistion arm

Mark Arnold has been hired as an associate vice president at University of Texas's commercialisation arm Discovery to Impact.

Apr 19, 2024

Lam to head startup ecosystem at Emory University

The professor of paediatrics has accepted a part time position as the inaugural vice provost for entrepreneurship.

Apr 19, 2024

Francis joins UT Health San Antonio

Francis will serve as the associate vice president for innovation and development at UT Health San Antonio.

Apr 19, 2024

UC Berkeley appoints Lyons as chancellor

Rich Lyons, current chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer at UC Berkeley, will become the university’s next chancellor on July 1.

Apr 15, 2024

K-State promotes Brandt following Robinson’s departure

Chris Brandt has been named interim president and CEO of K-State Innovation Partners following Rebecca Robinson's move to Oregon State University.

Apr 4, 2024

Other News

Taylor takes over from Baxter at Edinburgh Innovations

Andrea Taylor, director of Strategic Partnerships at Edinburgh Innovations, will become interim CEO when George Baxter leaves for UC Davis at the end of the month.

Mar 18, 2024

Hawai’i finds new tech transfer director in old friend

Jim Deane has been appointed director of the University of Hawai’i’s Office of Innovation and Commercialization, seeing him return to his alma mater after more than two decades.

Mar 14, 2024

Garcia-Diaz named Delaware’s VP for research, scholarship and innovation

Miguel Garcia-Diaz will move from Stony Brook University to the University of Delaware in May to become vice-president for research, scholarship and innovation.

Feb 29, 2024

Mississippi State University wins over Walters

John Walters has been hired to lead MSU’s Office of Technology Management, bringing him in from a Washington DC-based startup called Procurated.

Feb 2, 2024

University of Durham’s Hammond retires

Tim Hammond, who spent the past 24 years at the University of Durham and was programme lead at Northern Accelerator, retired at the end of January.

Feb 1, 2024

Editor's Picks

[UPDATED] Women to watch in the LatAm CVC world

Latin America not only has a rapidly growing corporate venturing ecosystem but very active cohort of female practitioners.

Oct 23, 2023

Yasumoto to lead NTT Docomo Ventures

After GCV Powerlist member Yuko Sasahara Watanabe’s move to NTT Docomo’s lifestyle unit, the CVC arm named Jun Yasumoto president and CEO.

Jul 10, 2023

New Zealand dairy company Fonterra targets microbiome investments

Fonterra launched an investment arm last month and its first deal, a $10m funding round US startup Pendulum, targets gut health.

Jun 28, 2023

JLR's InMotion moves Fearn up to principal

Louis Fearn has been promoted to principal at JLR's corporate venture arm after three years as a venture investor.

Jun 26, 2023
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