Senior Scientist – Device Technology, CPI
Nicola Broughton is a Senior Scientist at CPI, delivering high impact research, development, and innovation projects in HealthTech. With a background in cell biology, Nicola initially worked as an industrial laboratory chemist developing new products and formulations for an aerosol manufacturer. After moving to CPI in 2015, Nicola developed functional ink formulations, particularly those containing nanomaterials for flexible electronics. She now works to establish coating, printing, patterning, and deposition methods for a number of different applications including medical devices, wearable electronics and sensors.
Nicola has worked across several roles, including bid writing, project management and technical leadership of multi-disciplinary teams to facilitate the technical and process developments needed to advance products to market. Most recently, Nicola co-led the £8.7 million Health Tech Regulatory and Innovation Programme, providing a wide-ranging package of support to the UK HealthTech industry in a changing regulatory environment.