Ms Aira Ong
Project Manager - TULAY
School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)
PhD student in Business with Management
Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (BS/MS Honours Program) of Manufacturing Engineering, De La Salle University Manila, Philippines (2017) (Cum Laude).
Thesis title “Design of a Hand Wearable Device for Grasping with Kinematic Simulation”. (Most Outstanding Graduate Thesis Award).
Her research is on the business models in healthcare innovations particularly in brain cancer early diagnostics. She is a Marie Curie Research Fellow in the Project: An Integrated Platform for Developing Brain Cancer Diagnostic Techniques (AiPBAND), a four-year, €3.7 million, pan-European, Horizon 2020, Marie Curie Innovative Training Network.
Her research interests include biomedical devices value chain, business models in healthcare, sustainable value networks and innovation management.
Supervisors: Shaofeng Liu, Genhua Pan, Xinzhong Li (Teeside University)
Chair, FoAHB Doctoral Conference 2021, University of Plymouth (3–4 June 2021)
Other academic activities
Chair, Postgraduate Research Cafe, University of Plymouth (2020–2022)
Aira is a creative thinker, an aspiring entrepreneur and a passionate researcher.