Everyone Makes Innovation Policy
Tom is a Principal Researcher in the inclusive innovation team. His current work focuses on technology and inequality. He has lead a number of partnerships with governments, the UN and multinational companies to explore new methods that organisations can use to engage much broader groups of people in the innovation process. Recent work in this area includes Open innovation in health, Governing with Collective Intelligence and Rethinking smart cities from the ground up. He has also led practical innovation pilots with the UNDP, such as the Innovations in poverty measurement project, which sought to develop new collaborative methods for creating statistics on poverty. Prior to this, his work focused on the links between innovation and economic growth. Examples of this work include China's absorptive state and The Innovation Policy Toolkit.View profile
Head of Inclusive Innovation
Madeleine Gabriel leads international projects that explore how new models of innovation can tackle big social challenges. Her current work includes a study on whether and how the concept of 'frugal innovation' could apply in Europe; a partnership with the São Paulo State Government to explore how open innovation models could improve healthcare outcomes; and a large project for the European Commission that aims to build capacity of policymakers to work with social innovators, and vice versa. She is passionately interested in the relationship between innovation and inequality, and in exploring the role that innovation - and innovation policy - can play in promoting greater equality.View profile
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