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Dr Colette Inkson

Dr Colette Inkson
Manchester Biomedical Research Centre

Innovation and Partnerships Manager

With a background in academic research, Colette has 18 years professional experience working in a variety of life sciences sectors at institutions within the UK, US and Israel.

After obtaining a PhD from York University, Colette spent 12 years in post-doctoral research before moving into research management where she has successfully managed a number of large-scale projects and multi-partner consortium, delivering translation research spanning multiple HEIs and industry. Most recently Colette was Industry Liaison Manager for Manchester’s MRC molecular pathology node (MMPathIC), and MFT’s Diagnostic and Technology Accelerator (DiTA).

As Innovation and Partnerships Manager Colette supports commercial activity and industry strategy across both of Manchester’s NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and Clinical Research Facilities (CRF).  In this role Colette manages strategic partnerships, and provides support to our commercial collaborative research & IP management, linking with teams across our partner organisations to aid the translation and exploitation of generated IP.