Dr. Alicia Löffler is Executive Director of the Innovation and New Ventures Office (INVO) and Associate Vice President for Research at Northwestern University.
INVO oversees the transfer of Northwestern's inventions to the marketplace, including translational, entrepreneurial and intellectual property efforts. Previously, Dr. Löffler founded the Center for Biotechnology Management at the Kellogg School, focusing on management of biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. She was a founding Board Member of the Biotechnology Institute. She received her B.S. from University of Minnesota, and Ph.D. from University of Massachusetts, with post-doctoral work at Caltech in biochemical engineering.
Innovation and New Ventures