John Harrison PhD BSc (Hons)

Research & Innovation Co-Ordinator

John has extensive experience working directly with local industry in the field of innovation and technology development. He is responsible for the co-ordination, management and delivery of research & development, mentoring and consultancy support in renewable and sustainable technology within his role in the InnoTech Centre within South West College.

John’s current responsibilities include the management of 2 EU projects and 3 Council led programmes, on behalf of the College, covering a diverse range of topics covering low carbon transportation, journey planner development, innovation support, and resource efficiency. These activities involve the development of working relationships with industry to identify and carry out relevant projects through the utilisation of skills held within the FE sector to assist product development, process improvement, improving resource efficiency and energy management.