Philip Keenan CEng MIM
Business Development Manager
Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction and Cambridge Enterprise
University of Cambridge
Philip joined Cambridge Enterprise in November 2012, and is responsible for business development for the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) portfolio of research projects, transferring technology and knowledge to UK companies for global exploitation. Prior to this role Philip held a variety of technology management positions with IBM, Hewlett Packard, and a series of SMEs. During 2010-2011 he was Cambridge Enterprise’s Nanoscience Manager. During this time Philip invented and developed a working prototype of a solid state aerosol and particle sensor for volcanic ash sensing which led to further research funding by a major airline to take the sensor into commercial use in passenger aircraft.
Philip has a bachelors degree in Materials Science from the University of Sheffield, a Masters degree in Business from Dublin City University and is a Chartered Engineer. He is listed as inventor in over 20 patents ranging from sensors and inkjet print heads to 3D printing technologies.