Elicia Maine is the VanDusen Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University. She is also Special Advisor on Innovation to the Vice-President Research the University.
Dr Maine is the Founder and Academic Director for the Invention to Innovation (i2I) program, a graduate certificate “mini MBA” in Science & Technology Commercialization. Dr Maine teaches “Managing Technological Innovation,” at the MBA level, “Lab to Market” to graduate scientists and engineers, and supervises MBA applied projects. Her research focuses on the dynamics of innovation in the advanced materials, nanomaterials, biotechnology, and clean tech sectors with a focus on science & technology ventures. Dr Maine is a frequent and dynamic keynote speaker and panelist, serves on the Boards of Directors of the Foresight Clean Tech Accelerator and Innovate BC’s New Ventures BC and is an active mentor to scientist-entrepreneurs.
View her profile at Simon Fraser University.