Jenny has a PhD in Bioorganic Chemistry from WESTChem at the University of Glasgow and an MSci in Pure and Applied Chemistry from the University of Strathclyde. She previously worked as an Analyst for Evolution Life Sciences preparing market research reports for the Life Sciences and Healthcare sectors. She has extensive experience in evaluating novel technologies including therapeutics, medical devices and diagnostics.
She was initially employed from January 2010 as an Enterprise Associate with the University of Edinburgh Entrepreneur in Residence team. She was recruited into the BioQuarter Business Development team during June 2010 with a remit to commercialise intellectual property from NHS Lothian. Latterly her role focused on commercialisation of IP from the Centre for Regenerative Medicine.
She is the RMP Niche Hub Project Manager. The Niche Hub is based at the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. Her remit is to co-ordinate and grow this major UK-wide multi-partner project to address the technical and scientific challenges associated with translating promising scientific discoveries towards clinical impact.