Canadian Award

AUTM recognizes the outstanding service these people have provided to the Canadian technology transfer community.

Congratulations to the 2023 Canadian Award Winner

Jennifer Fraser
University of Toronto

Jennifer Fraser is a business professional focused for the last 25 years on commercializing early stage technology. Whether the work has been for a start-up company, a venture capital firm or a university, the goal has always been the same; ensure promising technologies have the resources and a plan to make it to the market. She is currently leading a team of excellent innovation and entrepreneurship professionals as the Director of Innovation at the University of Toronto.

2023 Jennifer Fraser
2022 Odd Bres
2021 No awardee – 2020 winner recognized at 2021 Virtual Meeting
2020 Michael Szarka
2019 Kenneth W. Porter 
2018 Gina V. Funicelli 
2017 Micheline Gravel
Dan Polonenko 
2016 Sean Flanigan 
2015 Adi Treasurywala 
2014 D. Joe Irvine
2013 John P. Malloy 
2012 Tanya G. Glavicic-Théberge 
2011 Terry Donaghue
2010 David J. King 
2009 Marcel D. Mongeon 
2008 Angus Livingstone 
2007 Janet E. Scholz 
2004 Margaret Caughey 
2000 James Wolf Murray