Emerging technologies & innovation systems

A disruptive or path-breaking innovation can deliver remarkable advances in healthcare, agriculture, energy, transport and financial services but innovators in these areas are also faced with great uncertainty around the nature of future business models and value chains. Innogen offers new insights and methodological approaches for foresighting future business models and value chains in the context of an innovation ecosystem that can either support or constrain the eventual market availability of the technology. Innogen’s expertise lies in understanding, assessing and supporting this innovation-led growth.

Projects

Meet our Researchers: Dr Katie Adam

20 February 2020

We speak with Dr Katie Adam, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow working on interdisciplinary animal health projects. She trained as a veterinary surgeon at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh and holds a master’s degree in Aquatic Medicine from the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science. Before joining Innogen, she worked in clinical veterinary practice and as a field epidemiologist, researching endemic animal diseases. 

Innogen retreat 2019

10 October 2019

This year's annual meeting took place 3-4 October in Edinburgh and it brought together researchers from the Open University and the University of Edinburgh as well as colleagues from the Open University Scotland. 

Chris Warkup appointed Visiting Professor at Innogen

1 August 2019

Chris Warkup, one of the UK’s leading knowledge exchange practitioners, will be joining the Innogen Institute at The Open University until 2022.

Supporting Africa’s innovation strategy

12 December 2019

In November, Geoff Banda, Innogen Deputy Director, attended the launch of The Health Research and Innovation Strategy for Africa 2018-2030, developed by the African Union Development Agency (AUDA)-NEPAD, and spoke at the 2nd Vaccine Manufacturing Forum.