Simon is our Head of Commercialisation.
His role covers helping to enhance commercial partnerships including contract research, improving access to translational grants, launching and supporting John Innes Centre-affiliated spinouts and commercialisation of intellectual property, including;
- Method for reference-genome independent gene discovery and cloning
- Metabolic engineered tomatoes to produce L-DOPA
He is also the managing director of John Innes Enterprises, the commercial affiliate of the John Innes Centre.
Simon works closely with Jonathan Clarke and other colleagues within the Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation team.