Dr Craig Patch PhD, MBA, AdvAPD, GAICD
COMMERCIALISATION & INNOVATION ADVISOR
Dr Craig Patch leads the commercialisation and innovation team at The Grants & Funding Institute. He has a PhD in biomedical science, a Masters of Business Administration and Bachelor of Applied Science.
Dr Patch has extensive experience in the early identification, protection and commercialisation of technologies in both the physical and life sciences. He has been successful in being awarded a number of academic competitive grants as well and state and federal funding to progress these opportunities. Most recently he was a key team member in the preparation of a successful multi-million dollar federal funding submission for an international automotive manufacturer at The Grants & Funding Institute.
In addition Dr Patch has published over 30 peer reviewed articles, is an honorary research fellow with the University of Wollongong and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Dr Patch is also the Innovations Manager for Clover Corporation and its fully owned subsidiary Nu-Mega Ingredients and is responsible for the discovery, R&D, and commercialisation of intellectual property.