Dr Nikolaos Chalkias
Dr Nikolaos Chalkias has a PhD from Cornell University and a first degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki-Greece in Chemical Engineering. Nikolaos brings over 10 years of commercial experience in product development, IP management, and contract negotiation. His career began in 2007 at Reckitt Benckiser’s R&D Department, initially in Product Development and subsequently in the New Technologies Group sourcing technologies and managing external collaborations. In 2011, he joined Oxford University’s Technology Transfer office, Oxford University Innovation (OUI). At OUI he successfully completed a range of commercial agreements in Biotechnology, Medical Devices, and Diagnostics. Most notably, he was instrumental in setting up three Oxford University spinouts, attracting in excess of £3.5m investment, recruiting management and negotiating all relevant agreements. Nikolaos joined OxSonics in March 2016.