Dr. Sarah Connolly

Innovation Lead

Innovate UK

Sarah is an Innovation Lead at Innovate UK, supporting the Foundation Industries to be sustainable and internationally competitive through collaborative R&D competitions and tailored sector support. This includes social science aspects, addressing the future skills gaps, ensuring the sector is inclusive and captures diverse innovation and workforce, tracking societal behaviours and breaking down systemic innovation barriers.

Sarah is a Materials Engineer by background and has been working in the Materials Processing Industry for the past decade, initially conducting research at both the University of Oxford and Warwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick, before joining Innovate UK in 2020.

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