James Holdgate joins the team

We are delighted to welcome James Holdgate to the team in the role of Head of Projects, initially focusing on the H2020 project.  James joins us from Vax where he held the role of Head of New Product Development.  He brings over 20 years of experience in consumer products and medical devices and expertise in product development, project management, team leadership and lean systems.  James also has experience of electrosurgical instruments gained at Olympus Surgical Technologies which has interesting synergies with our technology.  Initially James will be focused on developing and commercialising the agricultural product.

Andrew Diprose, Executive Director of Ubiqutek, comments: “We are very excited that James is joining Ubiqutek.  He has a wealth of product experience that makes him an invaluable addition to the team.  I look forward to working with James.”

Robert Diprose, Founder of Ubiqutek, comments: “I am very pleased to be able to welcome James Holdgate to Ubiqutek as our first strategic hire.  James has many years of experience in bringing sector leading consumer products to market and his employment marks a new and exciting chapter in Ubiqutek’s growth.  I, and the board, look forward to working with James in his primary roles of delivering the €1.9M Horizon 20:20 project and leveraging our growing portfolio of intellectual property across a series of opportunities.”

Ubiqutek has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 733687.