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Dr Abrar Jawaid - Business Adviser - Technology & Productivity Specialist

Abrar is an expert in how innovation can empower businesses to grow. Whether you want to develop an innovative product or service, embed smarter processes or create an environment or culture that nurtures new ideas and creativity, he can give you the advice and guidance to help you along your innovation journey and to realise your commercial objectives.

Ask Abrar about:

  • Product and concept development

  • Funding and R&D tax credits

  • Accessing technical expertise

  • Process, service and business model innovation

  • Intellectual property

  • Developing an innovation strategy

  • Collaborating with universities and other businesses


Abrar is highly experienced in advising SMEs on innovation projects and helping them access support and funding. With a PhD in Hydroacoustic Decortication, he’s managed R&D and innovation projects for organisations including Ricardo UK, the Carbon Trust and the East of England Development Agency. He was also Head of Innovation at New Engineering Foundation’s Institute of Innovation, and Innovation Adviser for the Sustainable Construction Innovation Network.

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