As the Associate Director for the Life and Medical Sciences portfolio within Innovate Calgary, Maris is responsible for the technology transfer operations including business development, industry partnering, licensing, and startup creation.
Expertise and background:
- PhD, Botany, University of Toronto (Plant Physiology, Ion Transport, and Membrane Biology)
- Post Doc, University of California Davis (Protein Purification/Biochemistry)
- Project Lead, Abiotic Stress Traits, Arcadia Biosciences
- Technology Transfer, University of California Davis (Life Sciences)