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Dr Tim Bestwick

Dr Tim Bestwick is Executive Director of Business and Innovation at the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). He is also a Director of SciTech Daresbury Campus and the Harwell Campus.

After BA and PhD degrees in Engineering from Cambridge University he worked for IBM Research in New York and Sharp Corporation in Oxford, followed by the start-up companies Bookham Technology Ltd and Kamelian Ltd.

His technical career has been mainly in optoelectronics and nanostructure technology, (resulting in 7 granted patents in these fields) and has a background managing technology and product development, intellectual property, and business development, and raising venture capital investment, as well as completing the ‘Accelerated Development Course’ at London Business School.

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