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Jennifer Flexman

Director of Product and Services Innovation at LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services

Jennifer Flexman is currently responsible for advancing research and development, industrial collaboration and commercialization in the laboratories of Prof. Ted Sargent and Prof. Shana Kelley at the University of Toronto in the areas of advanced materials, solar photovoltaics, biosensing and drug delivery. She brings diverse experience at the interface of industry and academia. She worked in the semiconductor industry at Teradyne, Inc. in Boston and was a Science and Technology Policy Fellow for the University-Industry Demonstration Project (UIDP) at The National Academies in Washington, DC. Prior to her current position, she developed commercialization strategies for new inventions and developed industry partnerships while working in the University-Industry Liaison Office at the University of British Columbia. Jennifer has a bachelor’s of electrical engineering from McGill University and a PhD in bioengineering from the University of Washington in Seattle.