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Athabasca University

Kelvin Cole

Industry Liaison Officer


Phone: (780) 919-1354

Postal Address:
Kelvin Cole, MSc
Industry Liaison Officer
Athabasca University
1 University Drive
Athabasca, AB, T9S 3A3


As the Industry Liaison Officer at Athabasca University my role is to develop relationships with public and private sector industry organizations with the University; to promote collaborative research projects and to support the commercialization activity of University developed technologies.  My goals are to work proactively with industry to assist in matching a company’s research requirements with Athabasca faculty and students whose research programs and interests align with a company’s innovation needs.

I obtained my BSc from the University of Waterloo followed by an MSc from Queen’s University in plant molecular biology. My interest in research and technology development has led me from the research lab-bench to intellectual property protection and to the business development, funding and commercialization aspects of technology development.  I have worked as a researcher in both academic and industrial sectors, and managed intellectual property for start-up companies. I have also operated my own consulting business to provide services in the fields of intellectual property and project management.

Please do not hesitate to contact me to discuss your technology and commercialization needs.

Updated June 28 2017 by Student & Academic Services

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