Georgina is a Technology Transfer Business Development Manager for Plant Bioscience Limited (PBL). PBL is an independent intellectual property management and technology development company that specializes in protecting and commercialising IP and technology emerging from public sector research institutions around the world.
Georgina has lead responsibility for PBL’s Health, Nutrition and Biotechnology portfolio. Georgina is also an Investment Executive Member for the Iceni Seedcorn Fund and holds Board positions on a number of spin-out companies. Prior to joining PBL, Georgina was an Intellectual Property Manager at the University of East Anglia where she supported the successful commercialisation of research outputs through licensing and spin-out company formation.
Georgina previously held the position of Industry Liaison Manager at the Quadram Institute Bioscience (formerly the Institute of Food Research) where she developed, promoted and commercialised research outputs. Georgina has a background in life science research and holds a PhD in Microbiology from the University of Kent.