Seamus Browne Head of Industry Partnership at The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

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    Seamus is Head of Industry Partnership at The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. His role involves connecting RCSI researcher/clinician expertise with industry need and identifying appropriate funding mechanisms to support this engagement. Since taking up this role in January 2015, Seamus has played a key role in delivering a step-change in RCSI Industry Engagement activities. His current focus is on building large scale strategic partnerships with industry aligned to RCSI research strengths. Between 2007-2014, Seamus worked at as technology transfer officer at the University of Limerick. Seamus excelled in this multi-faceted role that extended well beyond the traditional technology transfer role of patent portfolio management and commercialisation. He led complex negotiations on a significant number of UL’s high value, research commercialisation agreements and played a catalytic role in the formation of a significant number of strategic partnerships between UL and industry. The quality of some of these partnerships has been recognised at the IMDA annual awards 2013 and 2015. Prior to working in UL, Seamus completed a PhD at Trinity College Dublin before undertaking a post-doctoral fellowship and working as a lecturer on the Trinity Access Programme. During this time, he founded and managed two start-up companies.

     

    Talk Title: Let’s collaborate to develop healthcare solutions

     

    Description: During this presentation, Seamus will provide a brief introduction to the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and outline why the college is uniquely positioned to engage with industry to develop  future healthcare solutions. Seamus will also describes of the unique and innovation supports RCSI have put in place to enable industry collaboration, including RCSI Industry Partnership Seed Fund.

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