Pellicane has more than a decade of experience in supporting technology entrepreneurs in academia as well as experience in industry and business development. Pellicane is a nationally certified NSF I-Corps Instructor and leader in entrepreneurship education. Most recently, Pellicane was the first director of commercialization for the University of Delaware (UD)’s Horn Entrepreneurship Center, managing several initiatives including a $2M Proof of Concept fund and the UD I-Corps site. A patented inventor, Pellicane serves as chief operating officer of Lignolix, a chemical tech startup. Pellicane holds a Bachelor of Science in biology and animal science from the University of Georgia and a Master of Business and Science with a concentration in biotechnology and genomics from Rutgers University.
Assistant Director of Innovation
Lead Instructor, I-Corps Northeast Hub
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