|ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS IN IRELAND||Head of Industry Partnerships||Ireland|
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Dr Seamus Browne is Head of Industry Partnerships at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Since taking up this position in January 2015, Seamus has played a key role in delivering a step-change in RCSI’s industry engagement activities. His current focus is on building large scale strategic partnerships with industry aligned to RCSI’s research strengths.
Between 2007-2014, Seamus worked as a technology transfer officer at the University of Limerick (UL) where he led a significant number of high-value industry engagement and research commercialisation agreements. Prior to UL, Seamus completed a PhD at Trinity College Dublin before undertaking a postdoctoral fellowship. During this time, he founded and managed two start-up companies and has completed an MBA from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business.