Professor Ian Craddock

SPHERE Director

ian.craddock@bristol.ac.uk

Professor Ian Craddock is Director of the SPHERE, an £12M EPSRC-funded IRC. He works 60% of his time at the University leading SPHERE and also undertaking pioneering interdisciplinary research in medical imaging; he founded a company that has attracted investment of £4M to undertake clinical trials and commercialise a cancer imaging device. He serves on the Steering Board of the University’s flagship Elizabeth Blackwell Health Research Institute.

For the rest of his time he is employed by Toshiba as Managing Director of their Telecommunications Research Lab in Bristol, responsible for a portfolio of both internal and collaborative communications, healthcare and smart city research.