Dr Mark Leadbeater is the Programme Manager for the EPSRC Centre and for the Cambridge Innovation and Knowledge Centre since its inception in 2007. Previously he was Manager of the Device Physics research group at Cambridge Display Technology Ltd, the leading developer of polymer light emitting diodes. Prior to that, Mark was a senior researcher at Toshiba’s Cambridge Research Laboratory, developing gallium arsenide based low-dimensional semiconductor devices. Mark has a PhD from the University of Nottingham and an MA from the University of Cambridge. He has co-authored over 80 scientific publications and 20 patents.