Dr. Liam Brennan
STFC Commercial Advisor
Commercial-focused engineer with management and technical experience in development and spin-out of innovative ideas across the physical sciences. Highly flexible, motivated to succeed and passionate about innovation and technology transfer particularly in environment and energy sectors. An excellent communicator, who has demonstrated an ability to lead the commercialisation of early-stage technologies.
An engineering graduate of University College Dublin, my background spans engineering, business start-up, business development, innovation management, project management and technology transfer in both UK and Ireland.
I currently supporting our spin-outs as part of the Innovations team at the Science and Technology Facilities Research Council (STFC-UKRI). I manage the protection and exploitation of inventions and other opportunities arising from the work of the STFC national laboratories, which leads to patents, new spin-out companies, and commercial licenses to STFC’s intellectual property or collaborative technology developments with existing companies.