Policy and business leaders are urgently trying to understand how digital technologies are changing Europe’s economy. How can digitalisation be turned into an opportunity for businesses and entrepreneurs? What cutting-edge research currently exists? And critically, how can researchers, businesses and policy-makers collaborate to set Europe’s Digital Economy on the right course?
Nesta’s European Research Alliance for Digital Economy “Readie” organized this Research Summit as an event to network and hear from the most influential experts on the subject including:
• Robin Chase, Founder of Zipcar and Veniam
• Dane Stangler, Vice President of Research and Policy, Kauffman Foundation
• Enrico Giovannini, member of the Club of Rome
• Nicklas Lundblad, Head of EMEA Public Policy and Government Relations at Google
• Claire Tansley, EPSRC Senior Portfolio Manager at RCUK
• Irene Lopez de Vallejo, Director R&D at the Digital Catapult
• Diane Coyle, Professor of Economics, University of Manchester
• Ivo Spigel, Co-Founder and Contributing Editor, Tech.eu
• Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation, Oxford Internet Institute
Delegates will have the unique opportunity to:
• Hear from leading thinkers about the key trends affecting Europe’s Digital Economy
• Explore new datasets and big data methods to analyse the Digital Economy in real-time
• Join the experts on each panel to contribute your insights, experiences and top questions
• Hear from funders about upcoming research priorities
• Network with businesses to explore partnerships that generate actionable evidence
• Meet researchers from across Europe to forge new collaborations
• Translate their work into impact at Readie’s ‘policy hack’
This Research Summit brings together leading researchers, policy professionals and businesses with an interest in cutting-edge evidence, big data methods, entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth. It is organised by Readie, Europe’s Research Alliance for a Digital Economy. Our partners include Nesta, Google, rkw, Nemode and Greenwich University.
A Storify summary of the event has been published.