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Duncan Jones

Strategic Innovation Facilitator

Duncan manages, a consulting firm focused on the fuzzy front end of new product development primarily in life sciences & engineering-related fields: sourcing and in-licensing technology, performing technology and intellectual property reviews, doing market research and competitive intelligence, developing business models and strategy, partnering, fundraising, as well as project and portfolio management.
For 25 years, he has primarily worked with inventors in the Life Sciences, especially University professors assisting them in bringing their ideas to market. He has worked in a major pharmaceutical company, in start-ups, as a venture capitalist, and with the technology transfer teams at each of Ontario's Universities. He has lectured on and taught business and science at the high school, college and university levels, most recently as a sessional lecturer teaching a third year course in Biotechnology at the University of Toronto.
Duncan holds a Bachelor's of Science (Chemistry and Biochemistry), a Master's of Science (Biochemistry) and a Master's of Business Administration all from the University of Toronto. In addition, he is a Project Management Professional (PMP).