As I reflect on a very enjoyable and productive 12 years with Innovate UK, which came after a 38-year engineering career making aircraft and cars better, safer and more economical, I have to ask myself this awkward question, “How can it be that I’ve only just woken up in the last few years to the harsh realities of climate change?”
The Driving the Electric Revolution Challenge’s (DER) vision fully embraces the UKRI Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (ED&I) mission to become a leader in ensuring ED&I becomes business as usual through succinct direction, embedded culture where everyone is valued and is given the opportunity to contribute.
It is lived, breathed, and felt through everything we do as a challenge.
In any sort of innovative activity, talented people are critical. The UK manufacturing sector urgently needs to recruit more young men and women to add new ideas - yet frequently struggles to find them.
Cities are made up of a collection of buildings right? So it makes sense to have a team that covers both? As Head of Urban Living & Built Environment at Innovate UK I have found there are parallels to draw …