Eugene Buff, Northeastern University

Eugene Buff


Director of Health Sciences Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Health Sciences Entrepreneurship

Experience in Action

Dr. Eugene Buff is a Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP) and Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) with over twenty years of combined scientific, consulting and management experience.

He has substantial expertise in a wide variety of industries, including but not limited to:

  • Healthcare
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical devices
  • Consumer products
  • Materials and chemical manufacturing

Dr. Buff is a Founder and President of Primary Care Innovation Consulting (PCIC), a new type of innovation management and business development firm supporting companies’ growth through open innovation. PCIC provides technology strategy consulting for both large and small companies globally and has unique access to cutting edge innovation at universities, incubators and accelerators worldwide.

Its signature product, Innovation Navigator™ offers comprehensive business development support by combining known theories (such as Lean Start Up, “Jobs-To-Be-Done” and Disruptive Innovation) with years of successful consulting practices.

Dr. Buff earned his Master degree in Biochemistry as well as his Medical Doctor degree from Russian State Medical University. He has a Ph.D. in Genetics and is a coauthor of 14 papers in peer reviewed international journals.

Eugene is an active member of the Licensing and Technology Transfer community and serves on several committees and task forces at AUTM. Dr. Buff is a Startup Development Officer (SDO) at National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2). He is a member on many consulting and professional network organizations and often mentors and presents on issues of Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, Innovation and Technology Transfer both in the US and internationally.