RESEARCH CONSULTANT & INDUSTRIAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Mark Langley specialises in UK and EU industrial funding schemes and is the primary point-of-contact for WRG SME business services.
Mark graduated from the University of Exeter in 1995 with a first degree Masters in Mechanical Engineering. This was followed by an MPhil at Cranfield University in Aerodynamics. Mark has worked predominantly in the aerospace research sector specialising in propulsion and aero-thermal measurements. Latterly Mark became Chief Engineer for Technology at a major aerospace company. Here he was responsible for looking after a range of technology projects from sponsored PhDs right through to coordinating and managing large projects under Innovate UK and EU funding schemes such as Framework 7 and Clean Sky.
Consequently, Mark has a wealth of experience in preparing, negotiating, and managing both small and complex bids for funding as well as managing the subsequent projects themselves. Mark has developed a wide network of contacts within industry (both large industry and SMEs) as well as close links to many of the major universities and research institutions across the UK and Europe.