If you were a member of a government, how would you detect people at risk of suicide in an innovative way?
Read the latest blogs from the IGL network.
A month ago, we gathered over 250 policymakers, practitioners and researchers working in innovation, entrepreneurship and business growth for the Innovation Growth Lab Annual Conference.
The data revolution is transforming our economy and society, from the way we shop to the way we date. But what about Research, Innovation and Growth policy? Juan Mateos-Garcia summarises his session from IGL2017.
In June 2017, we hosted IGL2017. IGL's Director, Albert explores the three important ingredients for making innovation policy more innovative, and explains why IGL2017 is an important part of the conversation.
Ahead of IGL2017, speaker Martin Brassell explores intangible assets - "the currency of the knowledge economy."
Imagine you had $10 million to develop a new programme or policy instrument to support innovation, entrepreneurship or business growth. Given carte blanche, what would you spend it on?
In preparation for the upcoming IGL conference and the launch of our experimentation toolkit, this blog bring forward tips for those looking at when and how RCTs can be used in the field of innovation, entrepreneurship and business growth policy.
Back in 2015, the Canadian Prime Minister publicly released, for the first time, his instructions to all his ministers. Among these instructions, entitled mandate letters, one was particularly relevant to experimentation. It was addressed to the President of the Treasury Board of Canada, and it stated:
What are trials? This is a primer, adopted from our upcoming experimentation toolkit, answering a few basic questions on trials.
How should law and regulation cope with fast changing technologies and industries? How should they balance the risks that come with new ideas and the risks of crushing them? And how should they help to ensure that the benefits of new technologies are widely spread?