Mr Andy Bateman, Business Development Director
Cenamps, United Kingdom
Andy works closely with businesses, government bodies and universities, to identify and stimulate commercial opportunities, programmes and partnerships that will generate wealth and strengthen our customers' capabilities and competitive positioning.
Andy has previous experience in Economic Development gained through his work with the World Trade Organisation in Dubai and has held management positions in corporations and start-ups operating in the manufacturing, retail, software and financial services sectors.
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At Cenamps, our highly talented and commercially experienced team work closely with business leaders to stimulate and manage market-led innovation enabling businesses to develop new products and services as well as strengthening the regional economic foundation, R&D capabilities and performance. Cenamps achieves this by establishing new state-of-the-art R&D facilities and applied research projects for developing new technologies that will yield significant societal, economic and commercial benefits.
Cenamps¡¦ strategic technology footprint embraces emerging small-scale technologies for:
„X Flexible functional materials, including polymer electronics and printed structures
„X Ambient intelligence for smart work, home and public environments
„X Smart consumer objects that enhance the quality of our every day lives
„X Preventative healthcare, diagnosis and treatment, including nano-medicine
Working in collaboration with multinationals, high-tech start-ups, investors, government agencies and leading researchers who wish to exploit the commercial opportunities offered by today's emerging small-scale technologies, Cenamps' team is skilled in securing early-stage public and private R&D investment, better connecting technological advancements with identified societal needs and trends and effectively managing challenging R&D activities and infrastructure development projects.
Established as an entrepreneurial, not-for-profit venture during 2003, Cenamps is funded by One NorthEast, the Regional Development Agency for the North East of England as a vital component of the region's economic development strategy. Contributing to the regeneration of the region, at Cenamps we pride ourselves in thinking and operating globally by developing successful and sustainable relationships with businesses, universities and government bodies both within the region and internationally.