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Dr David Dent

Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence

Understanding markets (customers); generating market-led innovations and commercialisation

Dr David Dent, who is originally from King’s Lynn, obtained his degree in Biological Sciences at UEA. He has invented, patented and commercialised a number of technologies in his own right, including a method to round-up PIN terminal transactions to generate funds for charity, detection of harmful fungi in airline fuel, and most recently a bacteria that fixes nitrogen in crops from the air.