On the 17th March, Innogen Director, Theo Papaioannou, chaired a discussion with Chris Warkup, Visiting Professor, The Open University, and Graeme Reid, Professor of Science and Research Policy, UCL, on the UK’s innovation policy.
On the 23rd of February, Peter Kearns, Special Advisor to Re-Imagine Europa, Joyce Tait, and Alan Raybould discussed the current regulation of genetic technologies for agriculture in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.
As Innogen celebrates its 20th anniversary, its members reflect on the past and future impacts of the long-standing collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and The Open University on academia and real-world policy.
This year’s Eu-SPRI 2022 conference “Challenging Science and Innovation Policy” will take place 1-3 June in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Innogen Director Theo Papaioannou and Lukas Fuchs at Eindhoven University of Technology are organising a special session on the ethics and politics of science, technology & innovation policy. Abstracts for this session should be submitted by the 15th February.
As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, the Innogen Institute hosted a free public event to explore the many types of seaweed and its uses. A video produced by Ladislav Piljar captures some of the highlights.
In this blog post, Professor Chris Warkup questions whether full association to Horizon Europe is the best way for the UK to participate in international science collaboration. Does the UK capture enough value from the investment?