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Ben Fisher

Life Sciences Business Development Manager

Having joined Newcastle Science City in June 2012, Ben’s role is to work in partnership with Newcastle City Council, Newcastle University’s Faculty of Medical Sciences and Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to attract and support life science and healthcare companies exploring research, business and investment opportunities in the Newcastle city region.

Ben has a broad background in research, policy, strategy, project management and business development and has ten years experience in the public and private sector, including roles in the business & consulting and software industry, and in regional public institutions including One North East, Durham County Council and Durham University.

He is currently studying a part-time PhD at Newcastle University in evolutionary economic geography and has research interests in territorial innovation, local and regional economic development, governance and industrial dynamics.

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