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Chris joined Innovate UK as Lead Technologist for the Stratified Medicine Innovation Platform (SMIP) in 2014. The SMIP sought to build on the UK’s strengths in the field of Stratified Medicine, and this work continues under the heading of precision medicine. His role involves programme activities, developing and delivering competitions and monitoring outcomes, with a particular interest in the adoption process for diagnostics and medical devices.
Chris has a background in medical innovation, initially working for a large medical device company as their Senior Research Engineer with a team developing new medical technology. He then moved in to the field of technology transfer working with clinicians in the NHS to develop and commercialise their innovations. He has also worked as a consultant helping individuals and SMEs to develop innovate medical technologies.