Dr James McGreer, PhD, BChem Eng
Actively involved in the development and implementation of ‘commercialisation road-maps’ with an expansive technical involvement in anaerobic digestion, biomethane purification and hydrogen generation, transportation and storage technology. Involved in a number of other sustainable projects in the agricultural sector including managing Ulster University’s Intelligent Total Energy Management in Dairying project.
DCU post graduate studies on Innovation and Project Management. EI/INI, ‘Proof of Concepts’ and ‘Commercialisation Mentorship’ projects with “TRL 1-5” on behalf a number of Irish and UK universities.
Awarded a Climate-KIC Sabbatical Scholarship in 2015, Loughborough University and the Climate-KIC Transitions Hub/Provadis / in Brussels and managed the development of collaborative transnational research programmes in sustainable engineering, with industrial partners and manufacturing industry trade associations. Awarded “Certified Professional” in ‘Accelerating Transitions’ and ‘Pursuing Innovation’ by CLIMATE-KIC /EIT, and continues actively on their coaching panel.
Previous career with BP Chemicals in technical market development, international sales management and technology licensing. Returned to Ireland in 1990 to establish the Polymer Development Centre (EI/IBEC collaboration) .Subsequently established a technical market development consultancy which has assisted many international companies develop their European business. Actively involved in European collaborative research programmes – Micromelt (QUB/PERA 2007/9), Ceramour (PERA 2008/9), UCD (Surface Engineering Group), QUB/Questor (ATBEST and GLT) and UU (WACLAV> H2020_ NMP -22-2015, Chronocodes) under HORIZON 2020.