Christina Pellicane

Assistant Director of Innovation, Lead Instructor, I-Corps Northeast Hub, Office of the Dean for Research

Christina Pellicane is the Assistant Director of Innovation and Lead Instructor for the NSF I-Corps Northeast Hub at Princeton University and COO at Lignolix, a chemical tech startup. She is a certified national NSF I-CorpsTM Instructor and Lean Launchpad educator at schools and incubators around the world.

Most recently, she was the first Director of Commercialization for University of Delaware’s Horn Entrepreneurship Center where she managed several initiatives including a $2M Proof of Concept fund and the UD I-Corps Site. 

Ms. Pellicane has experience supporting high-tech entrepreneurs spin out of academia and experience in industry as a research associate at a biotech startup and a business development specialist in a clinical research organization. 

Ms. Pellicane is a patented inventor and holds a B.S. in Biology and Animal Science from the University of Georgia and a Master of Business and Science with a concentration in Biotechnology and Genomics from Rutgers University.