- Innovation Connect Manager
- Innovation Connect
- UK Innovate
Chelsea Ex-Lubeskie is an Innovation Connect Manager for UK Innovate. She will provide focused and dedicated support to advancing impactful innovation and research industry partnerships specifically for the College of Medicine and contributing to and executing the overall Innovation Connect strategic plan.
Previously, Chelsea worked on the Business Development team at Cresilon, Inc. a medical device startup in New York where she managed their intellectual (IP) portfolio, key supplier relationships, and strategic business opportunities. Before Cresilon, Chelsea served as the Business Development Manager at the Foundation for Research Development, the Medical University of South Carolina’s technology transfer office. In her role, she managed the overall startup company program and the SBIR/STTR granting program for MUSC faculty startups. Additionally, she evaluated a portion of MUSC medical device inventions for commercial potential, managed the protection of IP, marketed technologies to prospective industry partners and negotiated options and license agreements. Chelsea holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in bioengineering from Clemson University and is a former entrepreneur and co-founder of Tarian Orthotics, LLC.