Laura MacDonald

Laura MacDonald, General Manager, ASTP-Proton

Responsible for managing the headquarters of this pan-European association of technology transfer professionals, with members across industry, academia and other stakeholders in the innovation landscape, Laura works with the Board to develop and then implement strategies to advance the objectives of the association.

Previously Head of Licensing at the University of Leiden, she worked with researchers across the whole of Leiden University, to assist in commercialisation of opportunities arising from their research activities, including the protection of IPR, structuring and negotiating deals with industrial and other partners.