Staffing Announcements July 2018

Carolyn Prime is the new Office Administrator, having most recently worked with the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) in a variety of senior clerical roles.  She previously held positions with the Innovation Technology Association of PEI (ITAP), the Summerside Chamber of Commerce and commercial radio stations in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and PEI.  Carolyn can be reached at: or 902-894-2878.

Kelly Mullaly is the new Marketing & Communications Coordinator.  She comes to the position from a varied background of leadership, administration and creative production in the for-profit and non-profit sectors including 4-H PEI, the PEI Humane Society, CBC Television, and YTV.  Kelly can be reached at: or 902-620-5115.

"The addition of Carolyn and Kelly will certainly help us meet our increasing needs for administrative and communications excellence,” says Synapse CEO, Dr. Justin Moores. “These two positions will complement and support the work of our Technology Transfer and Industry Liason Officers as demand grows for our services.

Former Operations Manager, Shirley Rice, left the company in early June to pursue opportunities as an entrepreneur in her family-based business.

Synapse Applied Research and Industry Services (Synapse) is an independently incorporated company. It was created to help transfer the expertise and knowledge housed in the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) into products, processes, services and insights that can provide practical social and economic benefit beyond the university environment.