On 6 November 2013, Innogen hosted an ESRC Festival of Social Science event on "Innovation Generation: Shaping a New World".

In this 20x20-style video, Rebecca Hanlin discusses innovations for pro-poor growth. Innogen puts forward its thinking on promoting and supporting entrepreneurship to raise the income, welfare and agency of the poorest in society.

David Wield discusses why Innogen's work matters. 
Innogen pioneers approaches that connect people, policy and practice to innovative solutions for real world problems. 

The Hargreaves review (2011) of UK Intellectual Property noted the weakness of the evidentiary base on the impact of patents and how they are used in the UK. Suma Athreye (Brunel Business School) explores some of the issues.


Do the BRICS countries herald a new dawn for democracy or continued political repression? Professor Patrick Bond (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa) discusses BRICS: An Anti-Capitalist Critique, his new book from Pluto Press, co-edited with Ana Garcia.


Valerie Amato (OU) highlights emerging and future models of multi-stakeholder collaboration, and shows the relevance of systems thinking and complexity science to the collective learning and action necessary if the global goals are to be realised.