INBT Welcomes Director of Corporate Partnerships

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Tom Fekete, Director of Corporate Partnerships. Credit: Mary Spiro/JHU

The Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT) welcomes Thomas M. Fekete as its new Director of Corporate Partnerships. In this role, Fekete will act as a liaison between INBT faculty researchers and industry leaders. His aim will be to facilitate technology transfer from INBT affiliated labs to commercialization through industry. He also will work to coordinate student education and training opportunities through corporate partnerships.

Fekete comes to Johns Hopkins University with more than three decades of experience in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, primarily in a senior management role. He last worked for KV Pharmaceuticals of St. Louis, Missouri, as Director of Operations Projects. Prior to that, he directed manufacturing sites for Astaris LLC of St. Louis and held executive level positions in research, engineering and manufacturing for the chemicals operations for FMC Corporation in Baltimore and Philadelphia.

The holder of four U.S. patents, Fekete, earned his Master’s in Chemical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and his Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Fekete will be working part-time from his office located at 211 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus of Johns Hopkins University. His office phone number is 410-516-8891 and email is tfekete1@jhu.edu.

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