Dr. Alan Hynes Executive Director, Competence Centre for Applied Nanotechnology (CCAN)
Alan Hynes joined the centre as Executive Director in May 2010. He has 15 years industrial technology commercialisation and new product development experience, in both start-up & multi-national businesses serving global customers in the ICT & medical device markets. During that time he has held application engineering, product marketing and customer management roles and prior to joining CCAN he was Managing Director of Dow Corning Ireland Ltd.
Alan is a graduate of NUI Galway and the University of Durham. He achieved certification as a New Product Development Professional with the PDMA and has completed Enterprise Ireland’s Innovate 2 Profit training programme on innovation management. He has co-authored 12 peer-reviewed papers and 5 patents.