Innovation at Sheffield
Professor Dave Petley, took up the role of Vice-President for Innovation in January 2020 having previously been Vice-President for Research and Innovation. Dave is a geographer and earth scientist with a strong interest in the development and support of research and innovation at national, regional and institutional levels. Dave is excited to tell you more about how Sheffield is at the forefront of innovation, solving the toughest challenges our world is facing today.
You'll hear about how your University is pioneering a gene therapy innovation centre that will advance scientific discoveries into promising treatment options for millions of patients with life-threatening diseases. You’ll also learn about Northern Gritstone, a groundbreaking new investment company based in the north of England, founded by the Universities of Sheffield, Leeds and Manchester.
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