26 Aug 2015
Energy Research Accelerator appoints inaugural CEO
The Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) has today announced the appointment of Gordon Waddington as its Chief Executive Officer. The appointment follows the announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer of an initial £60 million funding for the Midlands based energy research and development hub, as a founding project of the Midlands Engine for Growth Programme.
The appointment is a significant milestone for the partnership between the six Midlands Innovation research universities (Loughborough, Aston, Birmingham, Leicester, Nottingham and Warwick) and the British Geological Survey, set to drive acceleration in the impact of energy research in the UK.
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