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Sandra Schillo

University of Ottawa

Sandra Schillo has worked in and studied the area of science and technology, research and innovation management and entrepreneurship. Her professional work experience includes employment with the National Research Council Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and work with Industry Canada in the area of Innovation Policy. She has completed consulting work for Industry Canada, many Canadian Federal Science-based Departments and Agencies, and non-government organisations active in innovation and entrepreneurship. Sandra completed her doctoral studies at the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, University of Kiel, Germany. Her dissertation work focussed on spin-off companies. She obtained her Masters' degree in Engineering Management from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany, majoring in corporate strategy and specializing in innovation management and technology transfer. As a consultant, Sandra integrates her experience in research commercialization, her in-depth academic expertise, and her communication skills for the benefit of public and private sector clients. Sandra is fluent in English, French and German, and has working knowledge of Italian.