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Time & Location

Wednesday: 11.00 to 12.00, Stage 4

Digital Catapult-curated discussion session

Dr David PughHead of Sustainability, Digital Catapult

About this Session

Digital Catapult, the UK authority on advanced digital technologies, and special guests present this session aiming to demystify the potential for technology innovation within highly regulated industries. Joined by experts from across the UK’s industrial sector, we’ll help businesses understand how to tackle common challenges post-pandemic, innovate more easily and rapidly by harnessing the power of the UK’s tech startup ecosystem, and deliver ROI, reduced costs, lower emissions and increased productivity. We’ll also share top tips for any businesses at the start of their innovation journey, and discuss the major technology trends you need to know now. (98 words)

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David sits at the interface between advanced digital technologies and industrial adopters to provide real business impact. David’s focus at Digital Catapult is around supporting industry in making their activities more sustainable, designing for a circular economy and the development of innovative new business models to transform the way the UK industry operates. David is passionate about using digital technologies to enable positive environmental and social impact and leads Digital Catapults Industrial Net Zero Innovation Centre (INZIC), with a focus on supporting the UK Government’s goal of reaching Net Zero by 2050.

David has a PhD from University College London and a degree in chemistry from the University of Surrey.