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IMI Final Report
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IMI Final Report

The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is Europe’s largest public-private initiative aiming to speed up the development of better and safer medicines for patients. IMI supports collaborative research projects and builds networks of industrial and academic experts in order to boost pharmaceutical innovation in Europe. IMI is a joint undertaking between the European Union and the … Continue reading

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Charles is participating in a Workshop on the conceptual foundations of innovation indicators at the National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC on May 19-20, 2016. He will there speak on “Design of innovation policy, innovation-related public procurement and a critical assessment of the Innovation Union Scoreboard”. The whole workshop program is available here. Continue reading

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  Charles gave a talk about functional public procurement at Sustainable Business Hub in Malmö on May 13, 2016. In the invitation was written “With functional procurement you buy clean water instead of sewage treatment works, a decibel level instead of a noise fence and inside temperature instead of heat and cold. In this way … Continue reading

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Award

Charles now been in Madrid to receive UAM-Accenture Chair 2015 Award in Economics and Innovation Management  of the Universidad Autonomia de Madrid. The award was given for a paper entitled “Is more always better? Analysing the Innovation Union Scoreboard in Sweden” . Continue reading

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The article by Charles about design and innovation policy, which was published in 2011 in the journal “Industrial and Corporate Change” has been republished in the book “Innovation, Technology and Economic Change”, 2015. Cheltenhamn: Edward Elgar Publishing.   Continue reading

Working Paper

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT FOR INNOVATION: LESSONS FROM THE PROCUREMENT OF NAVIGABLE STORM SURGE BARRIER

Public Procurement for Innovation (PPI) is a powerful, underutilized demand-side innovation policy instrument that can be used to stimulate innovation, meet sectoral policy goals and mitigate grand challenges. Further research is required to analyze how PPI contributes to these goals and how it operates in practice; more case studies are needed to achieve this. We … Continue reading