Prof. Nigel Slater – Innovation Forum 2016 – Leaders Conference Speakers

Dr Marek Tyl Written by Dr Marek Tyl
Published on 24 August 2016
2 min. read

We are delighted to announce our speakers line-up for the Innovation Forum 2016 conference. Follow us to keep up to date as we introduce our eminent speakers.

Professor Nigel K. H. Slater FREng, CEng, FIChemE
Photo: Professor Nigel K. H. Slater FREng, CEng, FIChemE, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Enterprise and Regional Affairs of the University of Cambridge

Nigel is the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Enterprise and the Region in the University of Cambridge, the 1999 Professor of Chemical Engineering and the former Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Institution of Chemical Engineers and is a Chartered Engineer. He is a member of the Greater Cambridge City Deal Board and the board of Cambridge Enterprise Ltd. Nigel leads the research activities at the Cambridge Unit for Bioscience Engineering at the University of Cambridge and has a particular interest in the manufacture and formulation of biopharmaceuticals including proteins, DNA, viruses and cells. He was awarded the Donald Medal by the Institution of Chemical Engineers for services to Biochemical Engineering and is an Honorary Professor of Tianjin University of Science and Technology, China. Nigel is a Fellow and former President of Fitzwilliam College. He has formerly worked for Unilever Research in the Netherlands and Wellcome Research in the UK and was a non-executive director of Cobra Bio-Manufacturing plc from its IPO in 2002 until its acquisition in 2010.

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