This grants programme is the first initiative of a new international collaboration, the global innovation, entrepreneurship and growth lab, which aims to increase the use of randomised controlled trials in innovation and entrepreneurship research and evaluation. This initial call is funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Nesta.
What we are looking to fund
The main aim of this call is to fund experimental research that provides evidence on the best approaches to increase innovation, support high-growth entrepreneurship and accelerate business growth.
This call for proposals is relevant to:
- Programme delivery organisations and operators involved in entrepreneurship training and education programmes, innovation management and commercialisation, or other programmes that aim to support innovation and entrepreneurship, who are interested in participating in research projects and undertaking randomised controlled trials.
- Researchers interested in designing and conducting randomised controlled trials on innovation and entrepreneurship.