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The Route to Commercialisation

James H. Baker, James Tallentire


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Jenny Stanford Publishing, 9789814877879, 300pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2022

About the Author

James H. Baker is a recognised innovation leader and commercialisation expert. He is currently CEO of Graphene@Manchester, based at the University of Manchester, which he joined in 2014. In his unique role, he develops industrial partnerships and collaborations to accelerate the commercialisation opportunities for graphene, the world's first two-dimensional material that has been dubbed a 'wonder material'. Before entering the higher education sector, James worked in industry for 25 years and led on a number of prestigious national innovation projects as managing director of the Advanced Technology Centres for BAE Systems in the UK.James Tallentire has worked across various aspects of communications and stakeholder engagement in the UK higher education sector, supporting leadership teams at Staffordshire University, Birmingham City University and the University of Manchester. All these institutions have shared similar commitments--to support the economic and social development of their respective city regions through applied research, innovation and talent creation to make positive change happen. Most recently, James has been a champion of the Manchester Model of Innovation, which is associated with Manchester's world-class advanced materials portfolio, including the pioneering ecosystem that brings academic, civic and business leaders together to commercialise graphene.