6-7 March 2024

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre


George Freeman MP

Minister of State for Science, Research and Innovation. Department for Science, Innovation and Technology

Speaker profile

George was elected to Parliament in 2010 after a 15-year career founding, financing and managing high growth technology start ups in the biotech, agritech & cleantech sectors. He currently serves as a Minister of State at the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology. He has served in five science, tech and innovation-focussed Ministerial roles across multiple Government departments since 2010:

  • Minister for Science, Research & Innovation in BEIS
  • The UK’s first Minister for Life Science in the Coalition, where he led the UK Life Science & Agritech Industrial Strategies & launched the £100k Genomics & Catalyst Funding program
  • Minister of State for the Future of Transport
  • Prime Minister’s UK Trade Envoy
  • Chair of the Prime Minister’s Policy Board

Department for Science, Innovation and Technology