As Asset Portfolio Associate at the University of Manchester Innovation Factory, Abu Talib is responsible for overseeing the management and maintenance of the University’s asset portfolio, facilitating informed decision-making and strategic planning within the organisation.

Abu Talib serves as a crucial liaison between the University and external stakeholders. He ensures smooth progress tracking and adeptly manages royalties or payments owed to or by the University.

Abu Talib gained a BSc in Biochemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, India, before transitioning into a role as a Sales Representative for a Biotech company.  He then pursued a MSc in Biotechnology and Enterprise at the University of Manchester.

This provided him with valuable insights into the commercialisation of life science products and navigating the complexities of intellectual property management, laying a solid foundation for his current role.

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