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How to tackle the UK’s muddled and ineffective policy for growing the innovation economy

The UK needs an Independent Office for Innovation and Industrial Policy similar to the Office for Budget Responsibility, says submission by Cambridge Judge Business School expert at the request of the House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology.…

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Times Higher Education: Local focus for university-business links in UK ‘too narrow’

A report by the National Centre for Universities and Businesses (NCUB) and the Centre for Business Research (CBR) at Cambridge Judge Business School, based on major survey of almost 4,000 firms, finds work with institutions at national and international level…

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Innovation policy needs to change

A Cambridge economist and government advisor is calling for a new approach to innovation policy designed to stimulate significant fiscal growth. Investing in technology innovation, although important for the long term, will not address the current need. Michael Kitson, University…

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Dynamic paper scoops award for Dr Andrea Mina

The cost of R&D and innovation is the subject of an award-winning paper by CJBS's Andrea Mina. Andrea, CJBS Lecturer in Economics of Innovation, and Henry Lahr, a Research Fellow from Cambridge's Centre for Business Research, won the Best Paper…

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The World Financial Review: Jugaad innovation: think frugal, be flexible, generate breakthrough growth

Jugaad is a Hindi word that roughly translates as “overcoming hash constraints by improvising an effective solution using limited resources”. Jugaad innovation is a powerful approach to innovation that is most active in emerging markets such as India ... As…

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Open innovation conference: new insights and evidence

The UK~IRC hosted a two-day conference on Open Innovation on 25-26 June 2012 at Imperial College London to mark the 10th anniversary of the publication of Professor Henry Chesbrough's Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology.…

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