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Sarah Connolly 

Sarah is the Innovation Technologist for the Transforming Foundation Industries ISCF Challenge. She is responsible for helping UK businesses within the foundation industries (metals, glass, paper, ceramics, cement, bulk chemicals) increase their sustainability and international competitiveness through collaborative R&D competitions and targeted sector support and interventions.

With a background in materials science and a PhD in Nuclear Metallurgy, Sarah worked across academia and the High Value Manufacturing Catapults prior to joining Innovate UK in 2020.

Innovations in Energy Efficient Process Development for the Foundation Industries

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Continuous casting machine at the metallurgical plan

Sarah Connolly, Innovation Technologist at Innovate UK is responsible for driving innovation in the Foundation Industries. In this post, she explores how innovations in process developments can reduce environmental impact and improve competitiveness. Energy Efficient Process Developments The foundation industries …

Innovations in sensor development and digitalisation for the foundation industries

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foundations being laid at a building site

Sarah Connolly, Innovation Technologist at Innovate UK is responsible for driving innovation in the Foundation Industries. In this post, she explores how innovations in sensor development, deployment and digitalisation can increase process efficiency, reduce environmental impact and improve competitiveness. Sensor …

Innovations in heat recovery for the foundation industries

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Sarah Connolly, Innovation Technologist at Innovate UK is responsible for driving innovation in the foundation industries. In this post, she explores how innovation in heat recovery can reduce environmental impact and improve competitiveness. Heat recovery The foundation industries encompass a …