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Industry Partnerships and Commercialization
Industry Partnerships and Commercialization

Our team

Namrata Barai, PhD - Senior Manager, Business Development
Contact Namrata
416 813 7654 x301388

Namrata joined IP&C in 2011. In addition to commercializing technologies in her portfolio, she supports scientists in engaging with industry through sponsored research and service agreements.

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Ed Kenney, B.Sc., MBA - Senior Manager, Business Development
Contact Ed
416-970-1713

With over 35 years of intellectual property and technology management experience, Ed contributes his expertise to a variety of commercialization activities within IP&C, including negotiating licensing contracts with industry.

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Heidi Falckh, B.Sc. - Senior Project Manager
Contact Heidi
416-813-5982

Heidi Falckh is the senior project manager with over 15 years of experience helping staff at SickKids broaden the impact of research discoveries through commercialization.

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Susana Andres, BA - Business Development Officer
Contact Susana
416-813-8986

Susana is a business development officer at SickKids with over seven years of experience in helping SickKids clinical, scientific and professional staff protect their ideas and research, and bring them to the market through commercialization.

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Konrad Powell-Jones, B.Sc. - Commercialization Consultant
Contact Konrad
416-451-8109

Konrad is responsible for negotiating license agreements, research contracts and other related agreements. He applies his extensive pharmaceutical sales and marketing experience as a commercialization advisor to the team in various industry endeavours with internal and external partners.

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Anny Song, B.Sc. (Hons) - IP Compliance & Analytics Officer
Contact Anny
416-813-7739

Anny is responsible for a variety of aspects related to financial analysis, royalty monitoring and contract compliance, with a focus on reviewing and monitoring of the annual budget and monthly forecasting.

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Sarah Farr, PhD – Business Development Analyst
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Sarah’s role in the IP&C office is to perform thorough due diligence for many of the health-care inventions that are developed at SickKids. She performs patent and literature searches as well as market analysis to triage technologies and evaluate their commercial potential.

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Manuela Louisy – Administrative Assistant
Contact Manuela
416-813-6635

Manuela Louisy provides administrative support to the IP&C office and the Research Operations portfolio at the Research Institute.