CIMR Debates in Public Policy: Summer 2023 calendar

Our very successful series of online lunchtime seminars is continuing in the Summer 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 26 April 2023, 13:00 — 14:00 – “Industry 4.0: Is the UK catching up?

Panel: Rosa Wilkinson (High Value Manufacturing Catapult), Prof. Tomasz Mroczkowski (Kogod Business School), Dr Marios Samdanis (Brunel, University of London), Jeremy Galpin (Costain Plc); Chair: Jo Magnani (International Telecommunications Service Provider)

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Wednesday 10 May 2023, 13:00 — 14:00 – “Leapfrogging or Levelling Up? Driving place-based growth”

Panel: Dr Jonathan Potter (OECD), Dr Enrico Vanino (University of Sheffield); Discussant: Jacadi Nicholas (Department for Science, Innovation and Technology – DSIT); Chair: Emma Palmer Foster (Birkbeck, University of London)

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Wednesday 14 June 2023, 13:00 — 14:00 -“Accelerating inclusive innovation, entrepreneurship and financing to support minority SME businesses”

Panel: Prof. Monder Ram (OBE), Eugene Nizeyimana (SSCG Consulting and African Business Chamber), Emma Obanye (OneTech); Fiona Morrill (British Business Bank); Discussant: Professor Colette Henry (Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland and Griffith University, Queensland, Australia); Chair: Jacqueline Winstanley (Universal Inclusion)

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Wednesday 5 July 2023, 13:00 — 14:00 – “Social trust and firms’ innovation in Chinese provinces”

Presenter: Dr Luca Andriani (Birkbeck); Discussant: Prof Chunyan Zhou (Triple Helix Institute); Chair: Dr Grace Bo Peng (Birkbeck)  

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