Risky Business: Managing Innovation for Growth

28 October 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Chatham House, London



Dr Mariana Mazzucato, RM Phillips Chair in Science & Technology Policy, University of Sussex; Author, The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public Vs Private Sector Myths
The Rt. Hon Lord Heseltine of Thenford CH, No Stone Unturned: In Pursuit of Growth
Will Hutton, Principal of Hertford College, Oxford University; Chair, The Big Innovation Centre, The Work Foundation



As many governments strive to boost productivity of their industrial sectors in a competitive global market, the panel will explore the link between high-risk entrepreneurial investments and economic growth. They will evaluate the public and private sectors' responsibility in funding innovation. In addition, the panel will discuss how risk and reward can be managed to ensure that economic growth is not only 'smart' but also inclusive and sustainable.