Industry Liaison Officer - OMAFRA research priorities
(519) 824-4120, Ext. 53592
As a graduate of the University of Guelph, for both her BSc in Animal Biology and MSc in Ruminant Nutrition, Vanja brings a strong knowledge of the agricultural sector to this position. Prior to joining the Research Innovation Office, she held research roles with both the Guelph Food Innovation Centre and the OMAFRA/University of Guelph Partnership which both involved applied collaborations with industry partners. In her role as Industry Liaison Officer, Vanja supports the development of industry-academic research collaborations associated with OMAFRA research priorities. She recruits, evaluates, develops, and manages enquiries from companies, NGOs, and industry groups, and aids faculty in developing existing research partnerships.