Professor Luke Georghiou BSc, PhD

Vice-President for Research and Innovation, University of Manchester

Professor Georghiou is Vice-President for Research and Innovation at the University of Manchester where he is responsible for the University’s research strategy and performance, business engagement and commercialisation activities.

He holds the chair of Science and Technology Policy and Management. His research interests include evaluation of R&D and innovation policy (particularly in relation to the use of public procurement and other demand-side measures), foresight, national and international science policy, and management of innovation.

He has chaired or been a member of several high profile committees including the Aho Group and the EC’s Expert Group on ERA Rationales. He has an extensive list of publications including articles in Nature, Science and the Harvard Business Review. He is a member of the Academia Europaea.