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Technology Transfer and Business Development

Working With Our Partners, Bringing Innovation to Market

100 Collip Circle, Suite 105
London, Ontario N6G 4X8
t: 1.519.661.3903
f: 1.519.850.2528

Our Team

WORLDiscoveries is the Business Development arm of London’s extensive research network and the bridge between local invention and global industry.

Our technology transfer team is responsible for:

  • Identifying, protecting and promoting promising discoveries and technologies generated at Western, Robarts & Lawson;
  • Guiding and assisting inventors in exercising value-added technology development strategy and exploring commercialization funding opportunities;
  • Negotiating and closing licensing deals with industrial partners committed to developing Western, Robarts & Lawson inventions.

Executive Director

Lisa Cechetto

Executive Director


International Operations

Ling Ting

Director, WORLDiscoveries Asia


Martin Couillard

Business Development Manager


Karinna Yu

Business Development Officer


Engineering & Natural Sciences

Patrick Therrien

Senior Business Development Manager


Tamer Mohamed

Business Development Manager

+1.519.661.2111 x84597

Noshin Hashim

Business Development Officer

+1.519.661.2111 x84594

Life Sciences

Souzan Armstrong

Director, Business Development


Kirk Brown

Senior Business Development Manager

+1.519.661.2111 x89096

Colin Macaulay

Business Development Manager

+1.519.661.2111 x82969

Patricia Pan

Business Development Manager


Saqib Sachani

Business Development Officer

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Rebecca Gould

Project Coordinator

+1.519.661.2111 x84733

Support Services

Nadine Weedmark

Manager, IP & Administration


Tyler Lougheed

Patent and Market Analyst

+1.519.661.2111 x82969

Thurman Sawyer

Agreements Advisor


Bev Bailey

Administrative Officer


Jordan Flemming

Digital Marketing Manager


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