Dr Dafne Chirivino - Senior BRC Intellectual Property Associate
Dafne works with Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) Department of Research and Development and Cambridge Enterprise to identify and commercialise intellectual property originating from research carried out within the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre, a partnership between Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Cambridge.
She works closely with academics and clinicians to build business opportunities, paving the route to market and securing translational grant funding. She led commercial deals in the domain of stem cells technologies and cancer diagnostics.
She has held senior positions in the area of Market Intelligence and Business Strategy, and worked as an external consultant for several companies such as Roche, Novartis, Bayer, Merck Serono, Alexion, Takeda, Nestlé and Medtronic.
Before joining Cambridge Enterprise, Dafne worked as a Market Intelligence Analyst at Debiopharm International and as a Project Manager at Alcimed.
Dafne obtained a PhD in Biology from the Institute Curie (Paris, France) and the University Paris XI (Paris, France).
Dafne joined Cambridge Enterprise in January 2017.