Simon Edmonds, Director of Manufacturing & Materials

Simon Edmonds

Director of Manufacturing & Materials.

Simon took up the role of Manufacturing and Materials Director in April 2016. He joined Innovate UK in 2013 as the Director of the Catapult programme, which has established 11 Catapult technology and innovation centres over the last three years. Before joining Innovate UK, he was a Director in the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and its predecessor departments.

The Faraday Challenge – part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

electric car charging

Future generations will be using vehicles, which have batteries as their primary source of energy.  They will be able to charge, travel, discharge to the grid and recharge at will.  There will need to be completely different business models developed around how …