On July 5th we held a CIMR Debate to discuss social trust and firms’ innovation in Chinese provinces. The debate was chaired by Dr Grace Bo Peng, (Birkbeck, University of London) with expert practitioners and academics in the field, including Dr Luca Andriani, Department of Management, Birkbeck, University of London and Professor Alice Chunyan Zhou, Co-founder/CEO of the Triple Helix Institute.
The 2nd International Workshop on Global, Sustainable Innovation, held at InnoLab, University of Vaasa on 22-23 May 2023, brought together experts from around the world together with our CIMR Directors and members, to discuss the drivers of sustainable innovation and the role of universities.
Innovation is a driver of economic growth and with the UK life sciences sector creating high value jobs, it’s an industry for which a strong infrastructure should be in place. Emma Palmer Foster discusses the recent CIMR Debate on ‘The effectiveness of government initiatives to stimulate the Life Science sector’.
This CIMR Debate in Public Policy was stimulated by the publication of Ron Smith’s book on defence acquisition and procurement. Our panel was comprised of experts from across the defence landscape – from the MoD, academia, industry and the Royal Miliary College of Science. As the debate demonstrated, the topic is controversial and provokes argument.
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.
To celebrate Fumi joining us, we have asked her a few questions about her research interests, impact, plans for the future, including her engagement with CIMR.
Our project ‘CIMR Debates in Public Policy’ was ‘Highly Commended’ in the Innovation category at Birkbeck’s Public Engagement Award 2022.
Two recent digital articles by CIMR fellow Prof. Ben Laker (Henley Business School), published on Forbes, profile Professor Muthu de Silva’s work.
The EU-funded THEI2.0 project comparatively analysed the user experiences of two tools designed to support the entrepreneurial university. Prof Colette Henry describes the key takeaways.
In this session, CIMR showcases its impactful research on innovation and regional inequality.