Dr. Carolyn Hughes – Technology Transfer Manager
Carolyn joined the Invent DCU team in December 2007 and is responsible for commercialisation of DCU’s research in the areas of physical and chemical sciences including research from the National Centre for Sensor Research and the MESTECH Hub.Prior to joining the Invent team, Carolyn worked for 12 years with The BOC Group, a global provider of industrial gases and equipment. During this time Carolyn held a number of commercial positions in product management, business development and commercialisation management within the semiconductor and instrumentation sectors. Carolyn also spent 2 years based at IMEC in Leuven, Belgium; Europe’s leading R&D centre for Microelectronics and Nanotechnology where she co-ordinated BOC’s research interests. Carolyn holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Manchester, UK.