As a 3M scientist, Dr. Moran identifies new market opportunities and develops new consumer product platforms by combining technologies with consumer needs to create unique solutions.
Young Scientist Challenge Role:
3M Front End Innovation Manager
3M Business Unit:
3M Health Care Business
Meet Dr. Moran. Dr. Cristin Moran is the Front End Innovation Manager for the 3M Health Care Business. In this role, she is responsible for leading transformational and disruptive programs, developing and teaching innovation science and methodology, and applying that to the seven divisions within the 3M Health Care Business.
Prior to this, Dr. Moran was a Platform Development Specialist in 3M’s Stationery & Office Supplies Division, identifying new market opportunities and developing new consumer product platforms by combining technologies with consumer needs to create unique solutions. Moran began her career at 3M in the Corporate Research Laboratory working in the Nanotechnology Development Group on technologies as varied as oral insulin delivery, next generation solar cells and transparent conductors for advanced touch screens. She has 13 issued patents and 19 patents pending, as well as 13 publications and one book chapter.
Dr. Moran is very active in developing 3M’s corporate culture and currently serves as the Chair of the 3M Tech Forum, 3M’s global technical organization.