23 February 2018

Innovation policy in Australia: never a better time? – Melbourne

Innovation and Science Australia has just released its plan for Australia’s innovation, science and research system, Australia 2030: Prosperity through Innovation. How big is the opportunity for Australia? Who really benefits from rapid innovation? Should policymakers follow ISA’s recommendations? At this Policy Pitch event, a panel that included the authors of the report used these questions to form the basis for an engaging discussion on innovation policy.

23 February 2018

Innovation policy in Australia: never a better time? – Sydney

Innovation and Science Australia has just released its plan for Australia’s innovation, science and research system, Australia 2030: Prosperity through Innovation. How big is the opportunity for Australia? Who really benefits from rapid innovation? Should policymakers follow ISA’s recommendations? At this Forward Thinking event, a panel that included the authors of the report used these questions to form the basis for an engaging discussion on innovation policy.

7 March 2017

How is technology reshaping the economy?

In the first of Grattan Institute’s 2017 State of Affairs events, Productivity Growth Director Jim Minifie was joined on a panel by Joanna Batstone, Dr Charles Day and Martie-Louise Verreynne to explore technology and the economy.

18 August 2015

Melbourne – The trusting economy? How peer-to-peer platforms are changing work, business, and policy

Professor Ian Harper joined Dr Nicholas Gruen and Dr Jim Minifie from Grattan Institute in this Policy Pitch discussion about the peer-to-peer economy.

13 August 2015

Sydney – The collaborative economy? How peer-to-peer platforms are changing work, business, and policy

Join Rachel Botsman, a global leader in the analysis of the collaborative economy, and Dr Jim Minifie from Grattan Institute in this Forward Thinking discussion on how collaboration is changing business, the economy and policy.

1 May 2014

Spreading smart ideas: Policy priorities to accelerate the spread of innovations

Innovation is about much more than taking Australian inventions to market. Australia needs to capture opportunities in the global innovation system, and adopt and adapt innovations from elsewhere.

13 March 2013

Alliance 21 Australia – USA policy exchange: education and innovation

Grattan Institute is taking part in the Alliance 21 project that is exploring shared policy interests between Australia and the United States, and providing an independent assessment of the future of the US-Australia alliance.

10 February 2010

Changing social needs and innovative ways to meet them

Dr Geoff Mulgan, Director of the Young Foundation, is one of the world’s leading experts on social and organisational innovation. Straight from ANZSOG, he gave a mid afternoon seminar for Grattan Institute, sharing his knowledge about social and organisational innovation, what it is and how to it can be applied in Australian cities. He discussed his current research on the changing social needs of society.