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Financing Innovation in Renewable Energy

Financing Innovation in Renewable Energy

London, United Kingdom – Financing renewable energy requires the willingness of different financial actors to change the status quo in the energy sector. Mazzucato’s recent workshop, Financing Innovation in Renewable Energy, with Bloomberg New Energy Finance gathered researchers and data collectors to shed light on the different types of financial actors driving the emergence of renewable… more

Workshop with the Open Society Foundations: Rethinking the Economics of Pharmaceutical Innovation

Workshop with the Open Society Foundations: Rethinking the Economics of Pharmaceutical Innovation

Professor Mazzucato organized this workshop jointly with the OSF, bringing together leading academics to explore the problems with the current profit–not health–driven pharmaceutical model and to ask what a new model could look like. It explored questions such as: How we can define and measure pharmaceutical innovation to capture health impact (including access issues) and… more

Innovation in Pharma and Equity in Health Systems

Innovation in Pharma and Equity in Health Systems

This IKD project, with collaborators in Italy, India, Tanzania and Brazil, was launched in 2008 to research the connections between innovation and equity. It focuses on health care as this represents a crucial issue and “example” in the analysis of the interrelations between innovation and inequality. The aim is to tackle the issue by bringing… more

Dig-IT Workshop: Inclusive Growth, Innovation and Technology – Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Dig-IT Workshop: Inclusive Growth, Innovation and Technology – Interdisciplinary Perspectives

In May 2013, SPRU – the Science and Technology Policy Research department at Sussex University – established the Dialogue on Inclusive Growth, Innovation and Technology (Dig-IT) to promote an interdisciplinary discussion of the link between technological change, economic growth, income distribution, and wellbeing. The initiative kick-started with a workshop. Visit the Dig-IT workshop website. more

Innovation & Inequality: New Indicators from Pharma and Beyond

Innovation & Inequality: New Indicators from Pharma and Beyond

Pisa, Italy – Professor Mazzucato organized this workshop as Economics Director for Innogen while based at the Open University. The workshop brought together innovation economists, economic historians and industrial economists to think creatively about the way that innovation and inequality co-evolve- and how this relationship has changed over the course of capitalism. Event website more

Financial Institutions and Economic Security

Financial Institutions and Economic Security

London, UK – The conference considered the influence of financial institutions on employment security, retirement security, and housing security, as well as the interrelations among these forms of economic security in North America and Europe. more