IBioIC19 Plenary Speaker - Simon Masters, UKRI

Plenary Speaker - Funding Landscape

Thursday 31st January 09.15 - 10.45

Simon joined Innovate UK in January 2014 as responsible for technical aspects relating to the Aerospace Technology Institute programme and running the Innovate UK Highly Innovative Technology Enablers in Aerospace (HITEA) programme. In 2017, he was appointed Head of High Value Manufacturing team and responsibility for management, objectives and funding delivery, and working closely with key stakeholders across industry, academia and government departments to drive growth and innovation across the High Value Manufacturing sector.
Prior to joining Innovate UK, Simon held a number of key positions in the civil and military aerospace sectors, including R&D roles with Airbus and BAE SYSTEMS. Simon has a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Glasgow University, and achieved post graduate management and leadership qualifications from Lancaster University.

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