Dr Erin Rayment
Dr Erin RaymentExecutive Director (Industry Engagement)
Queensland University of Technology
Erin is the Executive Director, Industry Engagement at the Queensland University of Technology. She leads the team responsible for QUT’s industry engagement, strategic partnerships and commercialisation. Prior to joining QUT, Erin was responsible for strategic research development at the University of Southern Queensland, commercialisation at qutbluebox and large-scale collaborative research projects for Griffith University.
Erin began her career as a biomedical scientist and worked in the United Kingdom on remedi, the 'Regenerative Medicine - A New Industry' Grand Challenge. She has a Bachelor of Biotechnology Innovation with Honours, a PhD in tissue engineering, is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a Registered Technology Transfer Professional. Erin is currently Chair of Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia and contributes to the innovation conversation through the APEC International Science and Technology Innovation and Connectivity Forum, as well as on IP Australia’s Stakeholders Forum.
Erin is passionate about science, commercialisation and ensuring that research is able to create real world outcomes. She is focused on working with government, engaging with industry and connecting our research organisations, to promote bipartisan, long-term planning and investment in STEM.