Business Development Manager
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2511
Work E-mail: cgeci@uOttawa.ca
Specialization: Life Sciences, Entrepreneurship
Catherine has been with Innovation Support Services since 2011. She is responsible for assessing new technologies, particularly in the fields of neuroscience and systems biology. She develops and implements commercialization plans, negotiates licenses and liaises with the industry. Catherine is a strong supporter of student entrepreneurship as demonstrated by her involvement with the Start-Up Garage program. Prior to joining the University of Ottawa, she held the positions of commercialization officer at the University of Guelph’s Catalyst Centre and of patent agent in training at a boutique law firm specializing in intellectual property. Catherine holds a Bachelor and a Master’s of Science from McGill University and a law degree from the Université de Montréal. She is a member of the Barreau du Québec.