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Georges Haour is Professor of innovation management at IMD, Switzerland. For several years, he was an associate of the incubator Generics (now Sagentia), in Cambridge, UK.
He frequently acts as an adviser to companies on effective innovation management, new ventures and technology transfer.
Georges was born and raised in Lyon, France. After obtaining a PhD in Chemistry & Materials Science from the University of Toronto, Canada, he joined the contract research organisation Battelle, becoming manager of a 35 staff business unit. His clients were multinational companies. Several of his eight granted patents have been licensed to create new activities in the client companies.
He has written four books; the most recent is “From science to business” (see: www.sciencetobusiness.ch) on technology transfer; he is working on a new book: “Innovation in China”.