John HewesSenior Specialist at Invention Development, DHHS/NIH/NCI Technology Transfer Center, USA
Dr. Hewes has post-graduate degrees in chemistry and management. Following post-doctoral fellowships in France and Germany, Dr. Hewes was employed at AlliedSignal, Inc. as a Research Chemist and Business Unit Liaison. Then, in a stint as a Program Manager with the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Advanced Technology Program, Dr. Hewes implemented intramural and extramural funding programs for high-throughput screening for advanced materials. Dr. Hewes next served as the Director for Government and University Relations at Honeywell International Specialty Materials, where he identified and nurtured cross-Corporate opportunities as the technical liaison to several government agencies. Dr. Hewes joined the National Cancer Institute Technology Transfer Center in 2007, where his principal role leading the Invention Development Program that assists intramural scientists in translational research.