Alison Campbell - OBE - KTI Guest Speaker - Thursday 16th November -  4.15 pm

Date: 16th November 2017 to 16th November 2017





1 hour 30 minutes


AD2-010, Analog Devic

The PMTC and DPTC are co-hosting a Knowledge Transfer Knowledge (KTI) guest lecture talk by Dr Alison Campbell from KTI.

This will be held in the Main Lecture Theatre in the Bernal Institute on Thursday November 16th at 4.15 pm. Tea/Coffee will be served beforehand at 3.15 pm in the Analog Devices Building foyer area.

Dr Alison Campbell, OBE RTTP Director, Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI)

Key Aspects of Knowledge Transfer – KTI Perspective

Dr Alison Campbell will discuss key aspects of Knowledge Transfer. Alison will give an overview of Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI), the landscape and resources that KTI provides. She will share observations about knowledge transfer activity and why it is important to capture it within your organisation. In addition, Alison will share the most appropriate performance indicators and methods to capture knowledge transfer activity between academia and industry plus the challenges involved in capturing knowledge transfer and solutions. Furthermore, she will provide an insight into how Ireland compares to the rest of the world through illustrating case studies. This talk will be of interest to all PIs and Researchers working within Enterprise Ireland Technology Centres and SFI Funded Research Centres. A short talk will also be presented by Dr Margaret Lawlor from the Office of Technology Transfer, University of Limerick on “IP and Commercialisation”.

Dr Alison Campbell is Director of Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI), a joint initiative between Enterprise Ireland and the Irish Universities Association. KTI is the Irish national office, responsible for policy, practice and the performance of the Irish knowledge & technology transfer (KTT) system. Having started her career in the biotech industry, she then occupied a variety of academic-industry interface positions, most significantly as CEO at Medical Research Council Technology, UK, and at King’s College London where she led technology transfer and research support. Alison is currently Chair of the Alliance of Technology Transfer Professionals (ATTP), the body that sets the global standards for the profession and awards the RTTP credential, and Chair-elect of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM). Previously, as Chair of Praxis in the UK she led the merger with Unico and for many years led its professional development activities. Alison has served as a non-executive director on a number of companies and acted as an international advisor to government departments. Alison was awarded an OBE in 2010 (UK) in recognition of her contribution to Knowledge Transfer.

DATE: Thursday 16th November, 2017
TIME: 4.15 pm – 5.30 pm
VENUE: AD2-010, Main Lecture Theatre, Bernal Institute, Analog Devices Building, University of Limerick

Tea/coffee will be available at 15h15 in the Analog Devices Building Foyer Area
This event is free and booking is essential. To register for this event please contact carol.ryan@ul.ie