Nesta, 1 Plough Place, EC4A 1DE
Nesta and the University of Southampton held a panel discussion exploring the challenges and opportunities for scaling sharing economy activities. This event marked the launch of the University of Southampton’s groundbreaking report Upscaling in the Sharing Economy.
Read the executive summary of the report.
Of the thousands of sharing platforms operating around the world, few have become household names. Platforms may promote sharing and collaboration, but many struggle to overcome perceived vulnerabilities associated with outsourcing and open innovation. For some, the cross-sectoral nature of the sharing economy makes it difficult to collectively exchange knowledge and influence policy. Do sharing economy platforms need to work together in order to scale?
- Dr. Vadim Grinevich
- Dr. Franz Huber
- Thomas Gelderd, Asst. Director, Department of Business, Innovation and Skills
- Drummond Gilbert, Chairman, UKShareCo & CEO, GoCarShare
- Pierre Hausemer, Managing director, VVA-Europe