Neil Ferguson

Industry Programme and Business Development Manager,CURAM



Neil Ferguson has 12 years’ experience in creating and leading business development and technology commercialisation processes at NUI Galway’s Technology Transfer Office. During Neil’s time in the TTO, he identified, evaluated and managed in excess of 80 patent applications, negotiated and executed over 70 commercial agreements and facilitated the formation of 17 spin-outs which currently employ 30 people. Prior to joining the TTO Neil spent five years as a research project manager working on EU projects in the Department of Industrial Engineering at NUI Galway. Neil holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Dundee and a PhD from NUI Galway.