Watching how a panel of smart experts viewed and analysed various proposals and team pitches was an eye opener. A written application can be crafted and refined over time, but a panel interview requires an immediate response that either provides the assurances needed or opens up areas of doubt.
Andrew McLay is an Innovation Lead with the ISCF Transforming Food Production challenge.
Andrew has worked with Innovate UK for the last three years. Prior to that he worked in agribusiness strategy for Promar International, a subsidiary of Genus Plc.
Andrew has a background in agri-food marketing having worked for a number of Australian agricultural industry marketing groups.
There are so many challenges facing agriculture these days that it’s hard to know where to start – new diseases, labour issues, hyper competitive supply chains, Brexit…?
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