University of Cambridge


The Centre for Science and Policy

Dr Eoin O'Sullivan

Senior Policy Fellow, Institue for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge

Eoin O'Sullivan joined the Centre for Industry and Government as a Senior Policy Fellow in 2007. He is also a Programme Director at the Cambridge-MIT Institute which he joined at the end of 2006.

Before joining CMI, Eoin was Special Advisor to the Director General of Science Foundation Ireland. At SFI, Eoin managed several university-industry initiatives including the national Centres for Science, Engineering & Technology (CSET) programme. Eoin was part of the original team that set up SFI. He was both a Senior Policy Advisor at Forfas, The Irish National Policy & Advisory Board for Enterprise, Trade, Science, Technology & Innovation and a Senior Programme Officer for Information & Communications Technologies at the Foundation.

Before moving back to Ireland, Eoin spent a couple of years as a Physics Editor at the Cambridge University Press. He has a BSc from University College Cork and a D.Phil. from the Physics Department of Oxford University.

Academic interests include

  • University-industry research collaboration
  • Industrial R&D location decision-making; links between industry R&D and other parts of the manufacturing value chain
  • University policy & strategy for innovation; measurement of innovation outcomes

Policy Fellow Meetings

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