Joel Spotswood

Program Manager

Joel Spotswood is the Program Manager of the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation at QUT and is responsible for leading the operational functions and management of a portfolio of research commercialisation programs.

His career is grounded in biotechnology, IP and economics and has a strong history of developing strategic partnerships between research and industry within the life sciences sector. He has held intellectual property advisory roles and government policy positions; specialising in IP management, R&D funding, and consulting with inbound international pharmaceutical companies to bring clinical trials to Australia.

Joel currently manages the BTB Bridge and BridgeTech Programs, the REDI Industry Fellowships program and now, the Life Sciences Innovation Export Hub.