Director of e-Agri Sensors Centre
Professor Bruce Grieve is the Institutional Lead at Manchester for N8 AgriFood
Prof Bruce Grieve is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering & Technology, a Fellow of the Institute of Agricultural Engineers and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Before joining the University of Manchester, as Director of the e-Agri Sensors Centre, he gained 18 years of industrial experience in the fields of on-line analysis and measurement R&D within multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Whilst employed by Syngenta, the permanent post at Manchester arose as corporate strategy following his secondment to the company’s New Business Development unit, in 2005, where he worked with the Syngenta Business Scouting team to determine how sensors and informatics systems may be deployed within new integrated products for Sustainable Agriculture & Food. Since commencing an academic career in 2007, he has attracted over £5.3M of direct industrial, governmental and NGO funding which has been leveraged against a portfolio of £20.4M in collaborative multidisciplinary research projects. Previously Dr Grieve has been the industrial manager on a number of UK Research Council and DTI supported projects. He has been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Fellowship to progress his e-Agri research at the University of Manchester and has held a number of funding board roles with UK Research Councils and the Innovate-UK (TSB), including a continuous membership of the EPSRC’s peer review college for over ten years.