Mike Pitts is the Head of Urban Systems at Innovate UK, covering the priority areas of Urban Living and Smart Infrastructure. These future markets are driven by the addition of data layers to infrastructure and enable new and different services to be delivered to citizens. He previously led on embedding sustainability across Innovate UK’s strategy and programmes and also led Clean and Cool Entrepreneur Missions in 2013 to Brazil and 2015 to San Francisco. He ran the Resource Efficiency programme during 2013/14. Prior to this, he spent five years driving sustainability-led innovation in the chemical industry with Chemistry Innovation. He has developed and managed projects on lifecycle analysis, renewable chemicals, industrial biotechnology and resource efficiency across the chemistry-using industries.
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This session brings together researchers, their partners and funders with the public to identify what has been learned about cities; identify strategies and programmes of work that will see cities transformed in the future; and identify where research is needed next.