The Faraday Institution is the UK's independent research institute for electrochemical energy storage research. We are currently delivering world-class research in support of the UK government Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

We are seeking a wide range of views on the priorities for the second wave of research projects and will be holding a series of Joint Industry / Academia workshops to identify UK priorities for Research and infrastructure capability.

Join us on Thursday, 6 September 2018 from 10:30 – 16:30 BST at

Newcastle United Football Club
St James Park
Newcastle upon Tyne

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Posted on July 2, 2018 in Event, Uncategorized

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Ian Ellerington joined the Faraday Institution after six years in central government where he worked on designing and implementing innovation programmes in the energy sector. He was responsible for the government’s energy innovation programme in the Department of Energy and Climate Change and continued in the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy as Head of Disruptive Energy Technologies and Green Finance Innovation. Ian is an engineer who graduated from University of Cambridge with an M.Eng. in Manufacturing Engineering in 1993 and is now an experienced technical manager who has worked with small, medium and large corporates, academia and government. His early career was spent working on Gas Turbine engines with the Ministry of Defence before moving to project management at QinetiQ where he was responsible for research programme management and delivery of the large test programmes. He left QinetiQ to join Meggitt Defence Systems as UK General Manager where developed, made and operated new technical products and set up and ran a new R&D and manufacturing facility.
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