Dr Mike Pitts - Interim Head of Urban Living and Built Environment

Mike Pitts

Mike is the Interim Challenge Director - Transforming Construction.

Mike previously led on embedding sustainability across Innovate UK’s strategy and programmes since November 2012. He has also led Clean and Cool entrepreneur Missions in 2013 to Brazil and 2015 to San Francisco. Mike also ran the Resource Efficiency programme during 2013/14. Previously Mike spent five years driving sustainability-led innovation in the chemical industry with Chemistry Innovation.

Meet the Industrial Strategy Challenge Director - Transforming Construction

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What Industrial Strategy Challenge am I leading? I am the interim Challenge Director for Transforming Construction, which seeks to change the way we deliver the buildings the UK needs. We want to provide places to live and learn that are …

Urban Living - a major collaboration with the research councils

Urban Living - a major collaboration with the research councils

You may be aware of the Higher Education and Research bill currently making its way through Parliament. This (amongst other things) looks to implement the recommendations made by Paul Nurse in his review of the research and innovation landscape. For …