Janet L. Bryant

34 years of experience translating research to commercial opportunities

Elmhurst College (BS Chemistry)
University of Washington (MBA Organizational Development


Janet is a Systems & Science Policy Analyst and project manager at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, where she has been innovating for over 30 years. She uses her knowledge of human capital and organizational development to deliver Lens of the Market training.

Janet chairs the American Chemical Society (ACS) Chemical Innovation and Entrepreneurship Council (CIEC). She received the prestigious Federal Laboratory Consortium’s Excellence in Technology Transfer Award for successful commercialization, and has been elected an ACS Fellow and ACS Richland Section “Chemist of the Year” for 2013.

Check out a few of Janet's articles & presentations

"Development of a Chemistry-Based, Predictive Method for Determining the Amount of Non-Pertechnetate Technetium in the Hanford Tanks: FY 2012 Progress Report," PNNL Technical Report PNNL-22173, 01/2013 (PDF)

"Are Women Still Underrepresented in Science?" Chemistry International, 12/2011

"ACS Chemical Entrepreneurship Council (CEC): Working with Members to Translate Research into Innovations and Jobs." Invited Speaker to the 245th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA on April 9, 2013.  Selected also for presentation at ACS Sci-Mix.

"Lost Knowledge: Complexities of and Essential Elements for Retention of Mid-career STEM Professionals."  Invited Speaker to the 244th National American Chemical Society Meeting and Exposition, Philadelphia, PA on August 20, 2012.