Dr Jamie Ferguson
Having completed his PhD in Organic Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh, Jamie joined BP in 1996. In 1999 he joined the Cambridge inkjet printing start-up Patterning Technologies Ltd (PTL). On spinning out the Jetmask business from PTL, he became its Director of Business Development, setting up and overseeing a number of the company’s commercial relationships within the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) market. Jamie played a key role in licensing Jetmask’s proprietary technology to Fujifilm Electronic Imaging Ltd (FFEI) in 2002 and took up a product management position with responsibility for PCB and inkjet based developments. Within FFEI, he led the FineTrak FT300 laser photoplotter development and set up and managed the worldwide business. Jamie successfully obtained DTI funding under the Micro and Nanotechnology (MNT) Initiative and managed the collaborative research programme to develop an innovative hybrid imaging technology aimed at fine structure production. Whilst at FFEI, Jamie completed an MBA with a dissertation looking at the strategic positioning of the company within a new business area. Jamie joined Oxford University Innovation in September 2006 as a Technology Transfer Manager.