Economic Development and Innovation (EDI)


Name & Title

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Florence MacLean
Director, Industry Research Partnerships 

FB 2004A

(807) 738-3701

University-industry research partnerships, collaborative relationship building between researchers, industry partners and funding agencies, industry inquiries, assistance with funding applications, development and maintenance of relevant networks. Economic development initiatives.

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Ellen MacKay
Director, Innovation Development

FB 2004D

(807) 343-8724

Intellectual Property Management; research award/contract negotiation and finalization, including negotiation of research agreements with industry, funding agencies and partners; material transfer, non-disclosure and intellectual property agreements; intellectual property protection (patent/copyright/trademark), commercialization and funding; licensing, spin-off company creation and commercial research proposal support; marketing support

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Kelly Fettes
Administrative Officer

FB 2004

(807) 343-8871

Administrative management of all EDI activities; general office inquiries; how to get in touch with the Manager, Industry Research Partnerships, or Manager, Innovation Development; communicating EDI successes; supporting Lakehead’s commitment to Economic Development; planning and organizing Economic Development events; executing educational sessions, networking events, and other outreach initiatives.

Taylor Gynane
Development Assistant

FB 2004B

(807) 343-8709



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