Dr. Paula Mendonca

Paula Mendonça is the director of innovation and entrepreneurship at Memorial University. She leads Memorial’s Technology Transfer and Commercialization Office and is responsible for facilitating and supporting the university’s strategic and long-term approach to advancing innovation and entrepreneurship activities across its campuses. Originally from Lisbon, Portugal, Paula has been in Newfoundland and Labrador since 2002 where she completed a Ph.D. in Biology from Memorial. Paula has been working in intellectual property and technology transfer for more than a decade.