Innovation Ambassadors:
Monthly Speaker Series

Next event: February 16, 2022 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. | Zoom Webinar

The February event will talk about the translation and commercialization of life science and medical engineering innovations with special guests from Johnson & Johnson.

About the Speaker Series

The Innovation Ambassadors speaker series provides an opportunity to see what research and innovations are coming from various areas of the university. See what your colleagues are working on and how you can engage in the innovation ecosystem here at Western and in the local community.

The speaker series will feature faculty members from across campus and special guest panelists from industry.

Learn about the Innovation Ambassadors

Supporting the innovative mindset at Western, our Innovation Ambassadors are self-identified researchers who have expertise in entrepreneurship, commercialization or knowledge mobilization.

Through their work across campus, our ambassadors are charged with the goal of connecting great ideas in their faculties to the Western Entrepreneurship ecosystem.

February Host and Speakers

February 16, 2022 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. | Zoom Webinar

Saqib Sachani

Saqib Sachani

Saqib Sachani is a Business Development Officer for the Life Sciences at WORLDiscoveries. Saqib holds a PhD in Biochemistry, Developmental Biology and Epigenetics from Western University and is an MBA candidate at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Dozie Amuzie

Dozie Amuzie

As Head of Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS in Canada, Dozie is responsible for external engagement, innovation sourcing, company onboarding, portfolio management, operational excellence, educational programming and P&L.

Jennifer Hamilton

Jennifer Hamilton

Jennifer, Senior Director, Early Innovation Partnering, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, is the innovation scout for Johnson & Johnson Innovation in Canada and seeks novel technologies in pharmaceuticals, medical devices and consumer products.  She is also an advisor to J&J Impact Ventures.

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