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RT @arolf: @Mark_Ridley says organisations need fewer IT staff to run a business, but more creative skills @BigInnovCentre #ukdigisummit
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RT @AinurulRosli: Can't wait for the UK innovation Map next year! Great effort by Eva and the BIC team. #UKDigiSummit @BigInnovCentre http:…
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Looking beyond the next few years to driverless cars @mark_ridley @reedcouk #ukdigisummit #digitalcatapult
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Professor Birgitte  Andersen

Tangible austerity and intangible gold

Posted By Birgitte Andersen

03 December 2014

Birgitte Andersen’s reaction to the autumn statement

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Professor Birgitte  AndersenWill Hutton

A new phase for Big Innovation Centre

Posted By Will Hutton and Birgitte Andersen

11 August 2014

Big Innovation Centre enters a new phase as an independent company

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Following last week's blog on the increasing prominence of horizontal business models, David Wong explores what now for verticals.

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What do the alarm clock, the calculator, the satnav, the compact digital camera, the mp3 player, the pocket map and the notepad have in common? David Wong explores horizontal business models.

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With the launch of our Innovator's Column in the Guardian, David explains the criteria we will use to find the most innovative companies.

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Andrew Grant

Lean Capital

Posted By Andrew Grant, Satalia

12 February 2014

After attending our roundtable discussion on entrepreneurial finance, Andrew explores how we can get more startups funded.

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Prateek Sureka

The potential impacts of public procurement

Posted By Prateek Sureka

07 February 2014

Prateek looks at the details behind Bombardier securing the Crossrail contract this week, and why similar deals in the past failed.

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Dr Frances PinterDr Lucy Montgomery

Data Innovation and Open Access Part 2: Books

Posted By Lucy Montgommery & Frances Pinter

04 February 2014

In the second part of their blog, Lucy and Frances look at whether data innovation has a similar role to play in open access for scholarly books.

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Dr Frances PinterDr Lucy Montgomery

Data Innovation and Open Access

Posted By Lucy Montgomery & Frances Pinter, Knowledge Unlatched

23 January 2014

Lucy looks at the impact the open data and data innovation movements are having on open access.

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What is the difference between reinvention and tweaking a business model? David explores the question, as the two are often confused.

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Fergie and innovation leadership – an unlikely couple?

Posted By David Wong

12 November 2013

David sees what comparisons can be made between the legendary football manager, and the ways companies innovate and adapt.

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Dr Lucy Montgomery

Knowledge Unlatched Announces the Launch of its Pilot Collection

Posted By Lucy Montgomery, Knowledge Unlatched

22 October 2013

Lucy works for Knowledge Unlatched, a start-up committed to making academic books open access. In this blog, she describes their latest project: the Pilot Collection

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Muthu reacts to the publication of the Witty Review, an investigation into how universities could be further involved in economic growth.

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Darren Hart

How mezzanine finance can help SMEs achieve growth

Posted By Darren Hart, Santander UK

11 October 2013

Following our Financing our Future event, Darren reflects on the potential of mezzanine finance and the work Santander is doing to secure the future of innovative firms.

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