A public lecture provided by Dr Ruth McKernan CBE, Chief Executive of Innovate UK. This lecture is being delivered in partnership with the Learned Society of Wales and the Campaign for Science and Engineering.
Dr Ruth McKernan CBE, will discuss the latest developments in Innovate UK’s support for UK innovators, with a particular focus on activities in Wales. Ruth will describe the new opportunities available within the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund and through the formation of UK Research and Innovation.
Dr Ruth McKernan CBE joined Innovate UK as Chief Executive in May 2015. Ruth has 25 years of research and commercial experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including heading up research units in the UK and the US. She is a member of the Ministry of Defence’s Innovation Advisory Panel and the Royal Society’s Science, Industry and Translation Committee. Ruth was also a Council Member for the Medical Research Council for five years. Ruth was awarded a CBE in 2013 for services to business, innovation and skills.
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There will be a drinks reception from 5.30pm and the lecture will begin at 6.30pm. It is free to attend but a ticket must be booked in advance. All are welcome.
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