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Mariana Mazzucato appointed as Special Advisor for Mission Driven Science and Innovation to EU Commissioner for Research Carlos Moedas

  From 1 January 2018, IIPP Director Professor Mariana Mazzucato will become the Special Advisor on Mission Driven Science and Innovation to EU Commissioner for Research, Carlos Moedas. Her role is to help shape the Framework 9 programme so that it is more mission-oriented.   Carlos Moedas announced Mazzucato’s new advisory role in his introductory… more

When the bubble bursts

When the bubble bursts

Economist Mariana Mazzucato on the “creative destruction” initiated by technological innovation and the brazen “destructive creation” of speculative finance. more

Shooting for the moon: Why we need a new mission for a zero carbon future

Shooting for the moon: Why we need a new mission for a zero carbon future

”When it comes to the major technological breakthroughs of the past century, the reality is that most of the heavy lifting has been done by the state. As Mariana Mazzucato has highlighted, many of humanity’s boldest advances – from the internet and microchips to biotechnology and nanotechnology – were only made possible by early stage… more