LET’S MAKE IT HAPPEN

Future of money: the death of cash?

As part of our 'future' series of events, in this debate we discuss money and the challenges and opportunities the finance sector face from disruptive technologies. Contactless payments... See more...

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BUILDING AN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FRIENDLY ECONOMY

Big Innovation Centre (BIC) has just been appointed as the Secretariat for the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Artificial Intelligence, in Parliament. Starting this January 2017 the strategy will... See more...

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The Innovators Board

Building innovative communities with corporate purpose, know-how, business models, capabilities, markets and networks, and finance to back ambition, though Big Innovation Centre’s convening, innovation... See more...

Events

Future of 21st century finance: from stock exchange to IP exchange - 19/10/2017

The London Stock Exchange already provides market valuations for firms on a daily basis enabling shares to be bought and sold on the open market. This Read more

Future of healthcare: hospital at home? - 07/09/2017

Personalised healthcare and insurance is becoming a reality. Just as high-speed broadband and smartphones have empowered consumers in retail and banki Read more

Future of news: we're all storytellers now - 13/07/2017

In the era of noise, where anyone with access to the internet or a smartphone can create and disseminate news, what is the role of traditional news me Read more

Future of retail: the virtual shopper - 01/06/2017

Retail is vital to the UK economy, generating £350billion worth of sales in 2015. It is the largest private sector employer in the UK with appro Read more

Twitter

Andy Haldane, Chief Economist, Bank of England

“On behalf of the Bank of England, let me congratulate the Big Innovation Centre on the progress so far and wish you all the best for the future. … We need a financial system that is capable of delivering patient capital – capital that isn’t seeking short-term returns, the sort of thing that the Centre’s Entrepreneurial Finance Hub is seeking to create.”

CATALYTIC PROJECTS
EXPERTISE

Together we enlarge our innovative capability, test and realize our commercial and public purpose ideas in a non-competitive and neutral environment. Our 10 catalytic projects are both practical and intellectually grounded. READ MORE

EVENTS

We run events on the Disruptive Forces facing businesses and affecting policy making, Hub in a Day events for the regions, hackathons, entrepreneurial finance pitches for SMEs, and more. READ MORE

NEWS & MEDIA

We aim to keep innovation in the public eye – have a look at some of our press coverage READ MORE

THE INNOVATORS COLUMN IN THE GUARDIAN

We celebrate the most innovative companies and lead the debate on what innovation, vision and business models it takes to succeed – check our ‘The Innovators’ page in the Guardian on Mondays. READ MORE