News and events

Innogen research contributes to UK plans for future governance of innovation

1 November 2018

As a member of the UK's Council for Science and Technology, Innogen Institute co-director Joyce Tait was a key contributor to its recent initiative to promote a regulatory landscape that is more proportionate and adaptive to the needs of emerging technologies.

OU's Professor Theo Papaioannou appointed Director of Innogen Institute

1 October 2018

Professor Theo Papaioannou is the new Director of the Innogen Institute, The Open University - University of Edinburgh centre for research on the social, political and economic implications of emerging technologies.

Local production of pharmaceuticals and health system strengthening in Africa

1 August 2017

Innogen members compile Evidence Brief for Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

Geoff Banda invited to UNIDO Expert Group Meeting

28 July 2017

Innogen member Geoff Banda has been invited to attend the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) Expert Group Meeting.

The Future of Scotland: Scotland’s science and innovation futures

17 July 2017

Innogen’s research on on the Scottish referendum debates on science and innovation is published.

Could 3D printing solve the organ transplant shortage?

30 June 2017

Gill Haddow and Niki Vermeulen critique attitudes towards scientists ‘playing God’.

Smarter Approaches to GM Regulation

4 April 2017

At Synbiobeta 2017 Joyce Tait and Mark Lynas share their ideas about ways nations can regulate gene-editing technologies so as to encourage more innovation in agriculture.

Fund for African Pharmaceutical Development; a gateway to financial sustainability of the pharmaceutical sector in Africa

22 March 2017

Innogen members present at the inaugural meeting of the Interim Technical Working Group (TWG) to establish the Fund for African Pharmaceutical Development (FAP-D).

Growing Tomorrow’s Dinner: Should GM be on the Table?

18 October 2016

Joyce Tait expressed her belief in some of the benefits of GM and other technologies at SNP fringe event.

 

James Mittra Speaks at University of Rhode Island

22 September 2016

James Mittra was invited to the University of Rhode Island, College of Environment and Life Sciences, as part of its Distinguished Visiting International Scholar Programme.