The IGL Grants programme is one of the activities of the Innovation Growth Lab, a global collaboration that aims to make policy in innovation, entrepreneurship and growth more experimental and evidence-based.
Working together with researchers and public and private organisations from around the world, IGL aims to find out what works, and what doesn’t, to accelerate innovation, support entrepreneurship and help businesses grow. This call is funded by the Argidius Foundation, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, and Nesta.
What we are looking to fund
The main aim of this call is to fund randomised controlled trials that provide 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, entrepreneurship and business growth; and who are interested in better understanding and evaluating the impact of their interventions, programmes or schemes or comparing different versions of them.
This also includes organisations interested in running trials within their own organisation in order to improve their innovation processes.
- Researchers and academics interested in designing and conducting randomised controlled trials related to innovation, entrepreneurship and business growth.
We welcome applications from researchers and programme delivery organisations from around the world.
The fifth round of the call is now open. Please click here to apply.
The application deadline will be on Monday, 23 October 2017 (5PM EST).
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