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Siobhán Jordan

Head of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation

Research Interests

Siobhán holds degrees in Biotechnology and Process Engineering from Dublin City University and a PhD in human genetics from Trinity College, Dublin. Prior to joining Teagasc she was the founding Director of Interface programme in Scotland implementing the vision of a central point of access for matching business challenges to world-leading research across all Scottish Universities, Research Institutes and Colleges.  

She has a wealth of experience in the worlds of business and academia and has been a member of many policy organisations including Scotland Can Do Business Innovation Forum, industry Leadership Groups and the Board of Colleges Development Network. 


Current Projects

Siobhán heads up the Technology Transfer and Commercialisation Office in Teagasc and plays a key role in the development and leadership of Teagasc’s innovation strategy. The mission of the Teagasc Technology Transfer Office Engage@Teagasc is to support, facilitate and enhance the transfer of research outputs including intellectual property, capabilities and related information between Teagasc and the business community and other stakeholders, in order to promote the exploitation of our research and develop benefits of economic and social importance.   Siobhán is also leading the partnership between Teagasc, Bord Bia and Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF) that has created  AgNav, a farmer-centric sustainability support framework which utilises the three agencies’ collective knowledge, data, support tools and other resources, to enable delivery against Climate Action Plan targets for the agri sector.

Connect with the Engage@Teagasc Technology Transfer office

Learn more about AgNav the digital sustainability platform