Prof Leah Cowen will be University of Toronto’s first associate vice-president for research, building on expertise that includes being a co-founder of spinout Bright Angel Therapeutics.
The Engine has appointed Lara Metcalf as CFO and COO, a month after raising a $230m second fund backed by MIT and Harvard.
Zachary Ellis was the director of new ventures at Ohio State University for over three years but has left to join the institution’s long-time partner Rev1 Ventures.
Sean Mallon had left CIT in 2016 to become associate vice-president for entrepreneurship and innovation at George Mason University.
Kevin Leslie, associate director of VCU Ventures, has moved on to become executive director of Hampton Roads Biomedical Research Consortium.
A timber framing system and anti-parasite product are among the technologies to have emerged from Victoria University of Wellington during the past fiscal year.
Keith Hoffman, former senior vice-president of business development and tech transfer at Lundquist Institute, has joined UCLA spinout Athos Therapeutics.
Jinliu Wang, a former vice-chancellor for research and economic development at SUNY, will lead the consolidation of OSU's innovation programming.