Dr Daniel McDonald-Junor has experience in entrepreneurial activities and the ability to interact with individuals from a variety of disciplines and professions. He is a Justice of the Peace for Nottinghamshire and demonstrate commitment, reliability and sound judgment in a professional environment. Has completed a collaborative PhD in Business at Nottingham Trent University with Nottingham BioCity and has been employed by Nottingham Trent University as Senior lecturer since November 2015.
Daniel is a lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, he teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate students, is actively involved in academic research and is based in the Management Division of the Business school. Daniel runs a company that aims to identify the different approaches biotechnology incubators take to support start-ups, spin-offs and very early stage life science companies in the UK. Previous commercial projects include a lab space demand assessment for ‘Science Central’ in the North East of England and a strategic review / market assessment for 'Oxford Innovations' with the Economic Strategy Research Bureau at NTU. Daniel regularly attends and presents at the UK BioIncubator Forum and the UK Science Park Association conferences. Daniel has also undertaken commercial research for a UK life science investment fund.
Daniel has worked on the following research:
- UK biotechnology incubators & life science start-up companies
- German biotechnology incubators & life science start-up companies
- Finnish biotechnology incubators & life science start-up companies