CIMR Debates in Public Policy: Spring 2023 calendar

Our very successful series of online lunchtime seminars is continuing in the Spring term of 2023 with an exciting programme of events.

In each, leading scholars and practitioners will present their ideas on current economic, innovation and policy issues. You will have the chance to respond to their ideas.

Please join us for the next events by registering at the links provided below.

Wednesday 18 January 2023, 13:00-14:00 – “The effectiveness of government initiatives to stimulate the Life Science sector

Thane Campbell (Deep Science Ventures), Jo Pisani (MedCity London), Dr Renos Savva (Birkbeck, University of London), Chair: Paul Edwards MBE (IsomAb Ltd)

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Wednesday 1 February 2023, 13:00-14:00 – “Innovation and the defence industry: do we need war?

Prof Ron Smith (Birkbeck), Anita Friend (DASA), Discussant: Shane Slater (Technology, Defence and Security expert), Chair: Prof Philip Hutchinson (Cranfield)

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Wednesday 22 February 2023, 13:00-14:00- “Disruptive technologies: aligning regulation and innovation

Professor Dan Hyde (Harrison Clark Rickerbys Law; Visiting Professor at Queen Mary, University of London); Saverio Romeo (Birkbeck) Discussant: Dr Olivia Hamlyn (Birkbeck)

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Wednesday 15 March 2023, 13:00-14:00 – “From Babbage to the Quantum Computer: which are the socio-economic conditions for radical innovation in computing?”

Dr. Araceli Venegas-Gomez (Founder and CEO of Qureca) Prof. Hugh Lawson-Tancred (Birkbeck, University of London); Chair: Saverio Romeo (Birkbeck, University of London)

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