- R&D 100 Awards
Andrea Adkins is an Assistant Director in the Office of Technology Transfer at the University of Central Florida, which placed 22nd in the Milken Institute’s 2017 report on The Best Universities for Technology Transfer.
Andrea works with scientists and students, as well as legal and industry representatives, to protect and commercialize intellectual property originating from research and educational activities conducted at UCF. A UCF graduate with a Master of Science in Research Administration, Andrea joined UCF’s Office of Research & Commercialization in 1999. Prior to joining UCF, she worked in business development for the engineering and construction industries. She also co-founded and operated a small business providing manufacturers’ representative services. Andrea holds a Master of Science degree in Research Administration and is a Registered Technology Transfer Professional.