Authored several hundred winning InnovateUK grant applications enabling over £200m in client R&D, often taking a lead role in managing project initiation, reporting, and closeout. Experience also in EPRSC, FP6, FP7, ERDF, CERB, SRB, Carbon Trust, and other funding sources. Principal and Co-investigator on many research projects. Former Russell Group academic now serial entrepreneur. Has managed investor-backed spinouts.
Patent prosecution, opposition and appeals, litigation, due diligence, freedom to operate, contracts and licensing, agreements, trademark prosecution, registered designs, IP strategy.
Experienced product innovation design lead with demonstrable 15 year track record in FTSE100, FORTUNE500, ASX client projects as well as working closely with now over 250 SME businesses, helping them transform their vision into realistic and achievable technology solutions within scope, on budget, to the right quality, and delivered on time - every time.
Identifies winning strategic opportunities and delivers operational measures to achieve goals efficiently and effectively. Authored and coordinated many InnovateUK grant applications enabling over £10in client R&D, guiding project management, reporting, and next stage commercial activity. Led spinouts through year on year growth, as well as helping secure 7-figure investments from appropriate EIS/SEIS sources.