Relationship manager role
Black to help develop construction projects
The Innovation Centre, which was launched in October 2014, brings together industry, academia and the public sector to deliver transformational change in construction.
It is supported by Scottish Funding Council, Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and 13 Scottish university partners.
Ms Black’s role will be to work with ambitious innovative businesses within the Scottish construction industry, overseeing the development of pioneering new projects.
For the past 18 years, she has focused on helping large and small companies to develop, fund and commercialise their innovation projects.
Ms Black joins CSIC after eight years as senior technology transfer executive at the Enterprise Europe Network where she connected high growth construction and energy companies with European academic and commercial partners to further their R&D projects and international market development. She also represented Scottish interests in European level sector groups in construction and intelligent energy.