Chris Sawyer

Head Technologist, Independent Living Programme, Innovate UK

Chris’s responsibility is to determine which science and technology developments will drive future economic growth and to meet UK innovators with great ideas in the fields being focused on. To fund the strongest opportunites, connect innovators with the right partners they need to succeed and help innovators launch, build and grow successful businesses. He is a Lead Technologist working on the Assisted Living Innovation Platform. In his role, he is engaged in helping deliver new healthcare solutions. Before joining Innovate UK, he worked with various Innovation Hubs and undertook several consultancy engagements.