01 May 2019 11:00 AM - 09 May 2019 2:00 PM
Malvern Hills Science Park
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Helen leads on Knowledge Exchange at Coventry University –
the engagement through research that the University has with external
organisations and the use of that research to build new business relationships
and push forwards innovation.
Helen has worked in higher education for 14 years focused on
bridging together universities and industry to create innovative solutions
which benefit all parties involved. Initially focused on health and medical
research and development Helen moved to Coventry to focus on the development of
technologies and research for independent living. During that time Helen was a
Trustee for Age UK Coventry and worked to develop the strategy for Coventry to
become an Age Friendly City and for research and technology development to be a
key part of Age UK.
In 2014 Helen moved to lead Knowledge Exchange on a wider
basis across the University, the University works with multiple organisations
in engineering, creative and health industries and many more focusing on
developing ways in which research and development are best used in these
Helen also sits on the Gender Leadership and Development
Group for the University, and leads the engagement for Coventry University with
UK Government on the development of a national set of metrics to quantify
Knowledge Exchange in England.
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