Office of Innovation, Partnerships and Economic Development

 

Name & Title

Contact About


 Bill Maloney

Bill Maloney
Director, Industry Research Partnerships 

FB 2004A


(807) 343-8010 ext.8793


bmaloney@lakeheadu.ca

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) 343-8010 ext.8724

emackay@lakeheadu.ca

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

Alyson MacKay

Alyson MacKay

Manager, Ingenuity

 

FB 2004C

807-343-8010 ext.8324

amackay@lakeheadu.ca

Support with developing your startup business, resources available for business startup and development, events and workshops in Ingenuity, accessing the makerspace or media room in Ingenuity, developing entrepreneurial programming, delivering workshops focused on small business development.

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Kelly Fettes
Administrative Officer

FB 2004

(807) 343-8010 ext.8871

kafettes@lakeheadu.ca

Administrative management of all IPED activities; general office inquiries; how to get in touch with the Director, Industry Research Partnerships, or Director, Innovation Development; communicating IPED 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

Taylor Gynane
Business Development Coordinator, Ingenuity

FB 2004B

(807) 343-8010 ext. 8709

officer.ingenuity@lakeheadu.ca

As the Business Development Coordinator for Ingenuity, Taylor works with a talented team supporting University Faculty and Students through their entrepreneurial journey. Ingenuity’s entrepreneurial services include: workshops; guest speakers; boot camps; mentor networks; access to a prototype development lab; along with a variety of community partners to assist with your startup/business growth needs. 

 

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