New appointment for the Sustainable Technologies Business Acceleration Hub

The Sustainable Technologies Business Acceleration Hub (STBAH) has confirmed the appointment of Dr. Jason Camp as the newly appointed Research Associate for the business acceleration programme. The STBAH is funded under the EU European Regional Development Fund and provides free business support to start ups and high growth SMEs in low carbon innovation.

 Jason Camp

Jason Camp

This exciting new role involves undertaking technical business development and engagement activities as well as research project development associated with the programme. This will relate to the technology needs of potential entrepreneurs, aligning and developing new sustainable technologies, and developing collaborative technology development opportunities with appropriate researchers.

Dr. Camp received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of California, Davis in June 2000. During his undergraduate studies he conducted research as an UCEAP Undergraduate Research Fellow supervised by Prof. Geoffrey T. Crisp (University of Adelaide, Australia) and completed an honours project with the support of Prof. Alan L Balch (UC Davis). Following graduate studies with Prof. Robert Williams at Colorado State University he completed his PhD in 2007 under the supervision of Prof. Steven M. Weinreb at The Pennsylvania State University before undertaking postdoctoral research with Prof. Donald Craig (2008-2009) at Imperial College London. Following his post-doctorial work, he was appointed as a lecturer at both the University of Nottingham (2009-2013) and Queen Mary University of London (2013-2014) followed by an appointment as a senior lecturer at the University of Huddersfield (2014-2018).

The role is a fixed term with funding available for 30 months and Dr. Camp will be aligned with the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies department at the University of Bath.

The STBAH is already working with a number of organisations providing bespoke business support and research collaborations through academics at the University of Bath. In his new role Dr. Camp will help develop those relationships and identify appropriate research and development opportunities.