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New chairman of the Institute of Food Research announced

New chairman of the Institute of Food Research announced - 5 June 2013. IFR

Dr Tim Brears has been appointed chairman of the Institute of Food Research.

Dr Brears is chief executive of Xention Limited, a Cambridge-based, venture-capital-funded biopharmaceutical company. In addition, he serves as managing director of Provesica Limited, a spin-out of Xention.

Dr Brears' appointment coincides with the extensive development of, and investment in, the Norwich Research Park to deliver innovation and societal benefit from its research, generating economic growth and creating jobs.

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