Heather Niven

Head of Science
Science City York

Heather currently works for Science City York (SCY), which is now part of Make It York. They work with businesses in IT & Digital, Creative and Bioscience industry areas and accelerate innovation in the city via organisational support, projects and a lively events and workshop programme. SCY has been providing development guidance, innovation advice and support to companies and individuals in Yorkshire and further afield for 20 years.
Her current goals are to help enable York to become one of the most innovative cities in the world through building capacity, infrastructure development, support for collaboration, providing intelligence and brokering relationships between innovative companies and national and international partners.