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Connie Cleary

Commercialization Manager, (631) 344-3035


Connie is responsible for translating Brookhaven National Laboratory's intellectual property portfolio into innovative products and services with corporate partners, R&D collaborators, entrepreneurs and investors.   


Before coming to the Lab, Cleary was interim manager of Industry Partnership Development and a business development executive at Argonne National Laboratory where in addition to handling a portfolio, she provided direction and supervision to a team of licensing executives. Prior to her service at ANL, she worked at Rush University Medical Center, where she created a strategy for growing research and licensing technologies.

As a licensing professional, Cleary has handled various portfolios spanning the life and physical sciences including: therapeutics; drug delivery and devices; research tools and reagents; dental devices; software; educational and copy-written materials; energy storage technologies including lithium ion batteries; and imaging technologies.


B.S., Baruch College of the City University of New York
D.P.M.,  Dr. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Finch University of Health Sciences of the Chicago Medical School 
Certified Licensing Professional, Licensing Executives Society