Portrait of Quang Tran

Robert Carruthers
Associate Director, Licensing - Engineering & Natural Sciences

Robert works helps researchers, postdocs and other inventors identify and advance the commercialization potential of research driven projects and innovations, helping them navigate the commercialization process including assessing and protecting IP, connecting with commercial partners, and negotiating associated contracts.

Background and expertise

  • M.Sc. (Electrical Engineering)
  • Manager, Licensing, FPInnovations (2015 – 2020)
  • Sr. Intellectual Property Manager/Licensing Manager, Innovate Calgary (2010–2015)
  • Technology Analyst, University Technologies Intl. (2007 – 2010)