With ten years experience developing international enterprise programme across biological and technological projects with the arts and sciences. Activity focused upon student entrepreneurship and business start-ups, fostering collaboration between students, academics and the wider innovation, research and business community.
Highly motivated Industry connector, tech savvy, with a strong understanding of action led, multidisciplinary research & industry programs. Proactive, with entrepreneurial abilities, strong business vision and negotiation skills. Created new industry partnerships with TechCity, Siemens, NERC, Cabinet Office, AECOM, Castrol, Manchester Museum, BDP Architects.
Award winning research-practitioner, collaborated with leading ecological designers and Biological Pioneer. Leader in smart city development, acting Innovation Manager for tech hubs in the City of Liverpool. Creator of ecological urban farming systems working with Bruntwood, MIF, KQ Liverpool, Sensor City. Profiled in New York Times, Guardian, The Epoch.
Hyper-local mushroom production and distribution model. Mushroom Farm aimed to supply local gourmet restaurants with fresh and dried organic shiitake mushrooms, going from farm to fork within 24 hours. The modular design of the farm aims to make use of un-used urban land, and when in full operation will up-cycle urban waste streams such as coffee grounds, sawdust and wood-chip.
As a freelance technologist, innovation developer and biological pioneer, Dr Walsh works across Europe, London and Northwest England. To request for Dr Walsh to talk at an event, work on an academic project, consult for an ecological start up, to support a funding bid, create sustainable concepts with a commercial edge, or support a PhD programme of investigation, please get in touch, firstname.lastname@example.org