David Muir has joined Western University as its inaugural associate vice-president for innovation and strategic partnerships, which includes overseeing the tech transfer office.

Western University welcomed David Muir as its first-ever associate vice-president for innovation and strategic partnerships on Tuesday.

Muir’s duties will include overseeing Worldiscoveries, the commercialisation arm of Western University also responsible for Robarts Research Institute and Lawson Health Research Institute, as well Western Research Parks.

His recruitment follows the university’s decision in September 2021 to make permanent the appointment of Souzan Armstrong as executive director of Worldiscoveries, a position…

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Thierry Heles

Thierry Heles is the editor of Global University Venturing, host of the Beyond the Breakthrough interview podcast and responsible for the monthly GUV Gazette (sign up here for free).