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Rabogajane Busang

Senior Manager, Contracts and Intellectual Assets

Office: Edinburgh

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Role in GALVmed

I strategically manage the process of creating and exchanging value with regard to intellectual assets, thereby ensuring that GALVmed maximises the impact made through donor funding.

Joined GALVmed

December 2014


South African


  • BSc (Genetics) from the University of Pretoria
  • MBA from University of Cape Town
  • Executive Management Programme on Intellectual Property and Business Strategy through Harvard Business School
  • Patent Board Examinations through the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law

Relevant career highlights

I was the South African principal investigator for a European Union-funded (EU Funding Programme -7) IP research project on ‘Access to Pharmaceuticals’ and co-authored a manual on ‘Socially Responsible Licensing for Technology Transfer Offices’. Spent some time at the McGill University’s Centre of Intellectual Property & Policy. Headed the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) of the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC). While at SAMRC, I was involved in the establishment of the Grand Challenge South Africa initiative from proposal drafting to launch.


I enjoy sports and outdoor activities. I’m currently working on my golfing skills.