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Leading US university tech transfer office heads meet with government and top UK universities

February 25, 2019 / Dan Forest

Two of the most innovative US universities, along with their UK counterparts, will meet with the minister and innovation and industrial strategy leaders from UK government today Lesley Millar-Nicholson, Director of MIT’s Technology Licensing Office, and Karin Immergluck, Executive Director of Stanford’s Office of Technology Licensing, were invited by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and Cambridge Enterprise Chief Executive Tony Raven to confer with UK policymakers and university peers. Participants in today’s meetings, held at the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, include Chris Skidmore MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation; David Sweeney, Executive Chair of Research England; leaders from HMT and the Industrial Strategy Board as well as the heads of technology transfer at the universities of Cambridge and Manchester, Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) and Cancer Research UK (CRUK).