National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts


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17 Sep 2010

A new RIN/NESTA project looks at a series [of] case studies examining what motivates researchers to work in an open way with regard to their data.

RIN and the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) have published the results of...


19 Jul 2010

This report identifies the investments UK businesses make in intangible assets from R&D to organisational innovation, and the useful life of these investments.

To support the work on intangible assets and productivity within NESTA’s Innovation Index project, this paper reports on a new micro...

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17 Mar 2010

Policymakers increasingly recognise that many of the solutions to major social challenges – from tackling climate change to improving public health – need to be much more local. Local solutions are frequently very effective, as they reflect the needs of specific communities and...


17 Mar 2010

This volume describes the hundreds of methods and tools for innovation being used across the world, as a first step to developing a knowledge base.The Open Book presents a varied, vibrant picture of social innovation in practice and demonstrates the vitality of this rapidly emerging...


7 Nov 2008

A new set of technologies is emerging that enables firms to innovate more rapidly, efficiently and accurately than ever before. This ?Innovation Technology? (IvT) includes eScience, virtual reality, simulation and modelling techniques, and rapid prototyping. Indeed, it is possible that it will have as profound...

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