Prof. Christopher R. Lowe

Professor at Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Uni. of Cambridge

Prof. Christopher R. Lowe is in the Institute of Biotechnology at the Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology at the University of Cambridge and researches in both diagnostics and therapeutics in the healthcare biotechnology sector. He is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Physics and the Royal Society of Chemistry. He has 360 publications, 8 books and monographs, >100 patents and has supervised >95 Ph.D. students and has a number of national and international prizes: “Queen’s Award for Technological Achievement”; “Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education”; “Most Entrepreneurial Scientist of the UK”; OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours; BBSRC Commercial Innovator of the Year in 2011. He has been the driving force for the establishment of 11 spin-out companies. He is active in various government committees and in various legal and entrepreneurial roles.