PARTEQ Innovations Seeks New CEO

Published on: 2013/08/14 - in Science & Tech

The technology commercialization arm of Queen’s University is seeking its next president and chief executive officer.

PARTEQ Innovations will be accepting applications for the position until August 30, with the successful candidate possibly beginning as early as September.

“PARTEQ has a solid track record of transforming the discoveries of Queen’s researchers into marketable technologies,” said Vice-Principal (Research) and Chair of PARTEQ’s board of directors, Steven Liss. “We are looking for an individual who has experience building technology-based companies, is well connected in the investment community, and has the ability to lead PARTEQ’s team and drive its future success.”

According to a media release from the university, the next president and CEO will be accountable to PARTEQ’s board of directors and “responsible for developing and implementing a strategic plan for the organization’s future”.

They will also be expected to continue building upon the organization’s history of working with university researchers in advancing their patentable technologies.

You can view the PARTEQ job posting here.

Founded by Queen’s University in 1987, PARTEQ Innovations’ mandate was to assist in commercializing intellectual property arising from university-generated research.

PARTEQ is a not-for-profit organization that provides institutional researchers with the business, intellectual property and financial expertise required to advance their discoveries to the market, while returning the proceeds from those activities to researchers and their institutions.

For more information about PARTEQ Innovations, visit their website.