The Big Innovation Centre is a unique network of experts across the areas of:

  • Business models and strategy - how disruptive innovation challenges can be turned into opportunities
  • Enterprising state – how the state can enable and co-create global innovation hubs
  • Entrepreneurial finance – how financial ecosystems can scale innovating and fast-growing SMEs
  • Intellectual property – how IP, Big Data, intangible assets and the digital sharing revolution can best unleash entrepreneurship, innovation and growth
  • Markets and networks – how markets and networks are formed and become embedded in the way open innovation labs operate
  • Universities and skills – how businesses get the most from the science base and become entrepreneurial co-creators

Our work is intellectually and practically grounded, and is underpinned by evidence-based research into the most pressing issues facing global economies today. The Big Innovation Centre is running 10 catalytic projects.



Business and Responsible Innovation

“Responsible research and innovation means taking collective care for the future, through the stewardship of innovation in the present”

Jack Stilgoe, Responsible Innova See more...

Budget measures do nothing for UK's economic prospects

Responding to Budget 2013, Ian Brinkley, director of The Work Foundation, said:

“The Budget measures will have no measurable impact on economic prospects. The priority should have bee See more...