Dr Richard Price
As CTO and co-founder of PragmatIC, Richard Price has overseen technical development of PragmatIC’s ground-breaking flexible electronics technology from concept through to volume production of its first products. Previously he worked as a Venture Manager at UMIP (the University of Manchester’s technology transfer company), developing various early-stage projects for licensing or spin-out opportunities.
Richard has over 20 years’ experience in the development and commercialisation of a wide-range of new technologies based on novel processes, materials and flexible electronics in academia and industry. He has been involved (often as lead) in more than 30 InnovateUK/EU R&D grants totalling more than £50Mn.
Richard has a BSc and PhD in Chemistry from the University of Durham and is inventor/co-inventor on over 30 patent families.