Head of Innovation and Partnerships Manchester Science Partnerships

Anne Dornan

Anne is responsible for managing the innovation and business support programmes delivered to over 300 high growth science and technology companies across the MSP portfolio. She works closely with MSP shareholders (Manchester’s universities, local authorities, NHS and private sector) and stakeholders across the city and beyond to build new partnerships, strengthen sector propositions and secure funding for business innovation and growth. Anne’s career is focused on partnership development, working at the interface between public, private and academic sectors and spanning multiple industries. She has deep expertise in knowledge-based economic development and innovation strategy, and is an RSA Fellow.

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