Knowledge Transfer Adviser
Serena is based in Edinburgh and is the Knowledge Transfer Advisor for the East of Scotland. Serena is responsible for developing and managing a portfolio of successful Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) between businesses and academia. Serena’s nominated knowledge bases are St Andrews University, Dundee University, Napier University, Abertay University and the James Hutton Institute.
Prior to this role, Serena has spent 10 years in KTN’s AgriFood Team supporting companies of all sizes in the Food and Drink sector to access the expertise and funding to drive innovation. Serena also led the coordination of the BBSRC funded Diet and Health Research Industry Club which has provided £22m funding to the sector.