About The Speaker
Siobhan Horan is Programme Manager for the Technology Transfer Strengthening Initiative (TTSI3) at Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI). KTI is the Irish national office, responsible for policy, practice and the performance of the Irish technology transfer system. TTSI3 focuses on encouraging high quality outcomes from the technology transfer system and simplifying engagement for industry with Research Performing Organisations (RPOs) including universities and state research bodies. TTSI3 is a five-year, €34.5 million programme. Funding is provided to eight consortia, comprising 26 RPOs.
Prior to KTI, she worked for the Welsh Government Innovation Agency in establishing large-scale multi-partner innovation projects such as the development of a national 5G programme for Wales and the development of Wales’ first IoT Accelerator. She also previously worked as an International Trade Advisor for the UK Government, where she worked with companies in southwest England to ensure their success in international markets.