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Rothamsted Research

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Independent Non-Executive Chair

Salary Details:
£5,000
Location:
Harpenden
Work Area:
Directorate
Closing Date:
20 Jul 2018
Overview Of Role

Innovate, Create, Collaborate!


Rothamsted Centre for Research & Enterprise (RoCRE) is seeking an independent Non-Executive Director to Chair the Board of Directors.


ROCRE is a collaboration between Rothamsted Research, Lawes Agricultural Trust and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (part of UK Research & Innovation),and is the first step in the development of a larger campus on the site in Harpenden.


The aim of RoCRE, working closely with the shareholders, is to maximise the impact of the campus, with a focus on the agri-tech business.


The business, providing extensive conferencing facilities, incubator space for early-stage businesses, follow-onspace for SMEs and collaborative research within state of the art facilities, was established in 2015. 


A job description and fulldetails of the role are available on the website:


http://www.rocre-rothamsted.com/careers-and-training


About The Company
 

Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise (RoCRE) is a joint collaboration between Rothamsted Research (RRES), the Lawes Agricultural Trust (LAT) and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and is the first stage in the development of a larger campus on the site in Harpenden. RoCRE is a separate for profit (although profit is not our primary driver) corporate entity that is closely connected with the activities of the Rothamsted Research institute.

RoCRE’s business plan includes providing extensive conferencing facilities, incubator space for early-stage businesses, follow-on space for growing SMEs and collaborative research within state of the art facilities that compliment those available at Rothamsted Research. The business was established in April 2015.

 

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