David Wilkes, Deputy Director for Connect Portfolio at Innovate UK

David Wilkes

Deputy Director for Connect Portfolio, Development Group, Innovate UK. Within Innovate UK, teams and activities across the Connect Portfolio ensure that UK businesses get access to the best possible opportunities for innovation-led growth. We connect businesses to partners, customers, supply chain, research base, business expertise and investors; and we connect Innovate UK to strategic stakeholders – all with a regional, UK wide and global innovation perspective.