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Hetti Barkworth-Nanton, CEO Ploughshare Innovations

Ploughshare Innovations was established in 2005 to commercialise and increase the impact of intellectual property generated from research at Dstl, our shareholder.

Ploughshare Innovations: Is it possible to accelerate the commercialisation of innovations?

Sprint swim-lanes illustration used in the agile methodology

By adopting agile methodology to their commercialisation process, Ploughshare Innovations reduced the time taken to review a coronavirus-related innovation to just two weeks. Read how Hetti Barkworth-Nanton, their new CEO, achieved this and how the lessons learned will help to shape their future commercialisation work.