29 January 2018

CaSE, Cardiff University, and the Learned Society of Wales invite you to attend a lecture by the Chief Executive of Innovate UK, Dr Ruth McKernan CBE, in Cardiff on 28th February.

Dr McKernan 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.

The lecture on 28th is being kindly hosted by Cardiff University in their Hadyn Ellis Building. There will be a drinks reception from 5.30pm and the lecture will begin at 6.30pm.

It is free to attend, tickets must be booked in advance. All are welcome.

The event is being held in partnership between the Campaign for Science and Engineering, Cardiff University and the Learned Society of Wales.

About Ruth

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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