Dr Victoria Hammond
Research Commercialisation Manager
Innovation Centre, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4RN, UK
Victoria (Tori) is a Research Commercialisation Manager in the Commercial and Business Programmes Team within Innovation, Impact and Business. She supports academics at the University of Exeter with the commercialisation of intellectual property (such as patents, copyright and know-how) through licensing and the formation of spin-out companies. Tori mainly works on healthcare, life sciences, and medical device innovations.
Tori joined the University of Exeter in February 2016 after working in technology transfer at Imperial Innovations and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.
Prior to this, Tori carried out a PhD at the University of Bath investigating the cellular biochemistry of Alzheimer’s disease, following a first degree in molecular biology. Additionally, Tori worked in research and development at GlaxoSmithKline investigating novel drug targets for chronic pain.