Our workshop with panellists Professor Muthu De Silva, Professor Ana Colovic and Dr Annalisa Caloffi explored how the pandemic has shaped the future of co-creation and crowdsourcing.
Venture Capital Industry and Entrepreneurial Finance
Birkbeck’s Dr Grace Bo Peng and UIC Barcelona’s Dr Yannis Pierrakis shared research into inequalities in venture capital and entrepreneurial finance in our latest CIMR Debate in Public Policy.
Endless possibilities: what roles will universities play in new hybrid ways of creating inclusive entrepreneurship?
Dean Jo-Ann Rolle, Professor Thomas Cooney and Associate Professor Nigel Coates joined chairs Jacqueline Winstanley FRSA and David Walsh for a debate on higher education’s future role in inclusive innovation.
Governments’ use of crowdsourcing during COVID-19: some insights from a study of crowdsourcing challenges
In our article published in the Public Administration Review’s Viewpoint series, we aim to understand to what extent have the governments worldwide and public administrations more generally used crowdsourcing to tackle issues associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Watershed Moment for UK Life Sciences Policy – How broken is it and do we need to fix it?
Our latest CIMR Debate in Public Policy examined the impact of the pandemic on life sciences in the UK and the learning to be taken forward by government, industry and academia.
New CIMR Research in Brief video: Dr Peter Ross on the impact of the Covid pandemic on NHS PET-CT scanning
In this short interview, Dr. Ross introduces us to his recent research – in collaboration with NHS England, UCL and SWUFE – about how the first wave of the Covid-19 in 2020 impacted NHS England’s PET-CT scanning.
‘Vaccine Nationalism’ vs Globalisation: What role for a supranational organisation?
Professor Grazia Ietto-Gillies and Professor Klaus Meyer led a discussion on global vaccine production and delivery challenges in this virtual event hosted by Essex Business School and Birkbeck’s Department of Management.
Organization matters for the delivery of technological products
Much attention is usually paid by both researchers and policy makers to technological change; much less to the organizational change necessary to deliver technological change and make it successful.
Women entrepreneurs and networking during COVID-19
COVID-19 has, for the most part, resulted in the cancellation of traditional face-to-face, large-scale networking events, with an immediate transfer to virtual/digital platforms. This could be particularly detrimental to women entrepreneurs and the networks they have established.
The role of Public Research in the development of Covid Vaccine – are they heroes or laggards?
This timely debate was well-attended by experts in related fields, from practitioners to scholars in different stages of their career.