Stephanie Mann is an Innovation Manager in the Research and Disruptive Innovation department. She has a particular interest in novel technologies that could potentially disrupt the renewable energy sector.
Prior to joining the Catapult, Stephanie came to the end of a four-year EngD with the Industrial Doctoral Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy (Idcore), working especially with novel wind in the data science team at E.ON. She is completing her thesis on yield methodologies and resource assessment for airborne wind.
Through her time at the Catapult, she has used her technical skills and industry contacts to scope possible future collaborations between SMEs, industry and academia. Currently, she is working on the SME High-Growth Platform, which is producing a methodology for identifying and supporting SMEs on the path to commercialisation.