Innovation Management and Policy

Our Innovation Management and Policy (IMP) division is an international centre of excellence, and one of the largest research groups for innovation management and policy in the UK and indeed in the world. It is made up of three complementary groups: Innovate and Sustain, Health Management, and Business Economics and Strategy.

IMP research advances the boundaries of knowledge, practice and policy. As well as firmly establishing itself as a leading centre for science and innovation policy analysis, the group works on the challenges facing firms and public services, and also provides independent advice helping public and private sector organisations to apply innovation within their own organisations and areas of work.

Our current research includes:

Specialist subjects

Hugh Cameron Hugh Cameron was awarded Best Research Paper at the recent International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Singapore. Hugh's paper, A Model of Market Dynamics, outlines a way of integrating several concepts in innovation theory - it explains many empirical results found by researchers in product markets that are subject to repeated cycles of innovation.

Dr Silvia Massini Dr Silvia Massini received the Best Impact Award in the Academy of Management Perspective, for the paper "A Dynamic perspective on next-generation offshoring: The global sourcing of science and engineering talent", co-authored with Arie Lewin and Stephan Manning.

Stephen Brookes Dr Stephen Brookes, Senior Fellow in Public Policy and Leadership, alongside colleagues, has been awarded funding of £50,000 from the College of Policing Innovation Capacity Building Fund to develop an N8 Policing Research Partnership.

Healthcare featured

Peter KawalekProfessor Peter Kawalek explores the potential of IT-enabled social networks, modern communication technologies and virtual worlds to enrich social and organisational relationships, consumer choices and to impact marketing and retailing activities.

healthcare A team of experts, led by Professor Ruth Boaden, has been awarded funding to help ensure patients benefit from innovative new approaches to commissioning and care provision.

MOOCSign up for Dr Duncan Thomas' MOOC on Water Supply and Sanitation Policy in Developing Countries.

Research student case study

Saadia Shafeeq-UddinI have been particularly impressed by my supervisory team and the exceptional support offered throughout the programme.

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