The Innovation Factory welcomes Dr Katherine Horner to the organisation from April 1st, where she joins the Operations team as a Senior Project Manager for Life Sciences

Katherine will be supporting the commercialisation of emerging technologies from the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Medical Technology Sectors.

Prior to this, Katherine worked as Senior Programme Manager in grant funding, representing both the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and NHS England by helping de-risk healthcare technologies that had a strong potential for NHS adoption and commercialisation. Completing her PhD in Chemical Biology at The University of Leeds, Katherine also worked at the University as a Postdoctoral Researcher and supported Research and Innovation within the (Bio)Pharmaceutical Sector.