Dr. Jon Thomas
- science-based entrepreneurship
- science commercialization
Dr. Jon Thomas joined the University of the Fraser Valley as the BC Regional Innovation Chair in Canada-India Partnership Development in 2017. He has over a decade of teaching experience in Canada and India, and was teaching in the Management of Technology MBA program at Simon Fraser University (Canada) prior to joining UFV. He was awarded the AICTE National Doctoral Fellowship (India) and the MITACS Elevate Strategic Post-doctoral Fellowship (Canada) for his research.
Dr. Thomas holds a B.Sc. in Statistics (AMU), an MBA (AMU), and a PhD in Technology Management and Strategy from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi). His research interests include: science-based entrepreneurship; science commercialization; biotechnology; biomedical; healthcare; clean technology; clean energy; technology innovation; strategy; entrepreneurship; star scientists; regional and national innovation systems; clusters; R&D efficiency