The Entrepreneurial State and the Risk-Reward Nexus: Implications for Innovation and Inequality

Room G30, Jubilee Building University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom

Mariana Mazzucato, Professor of Economics and RM Phillips Chair in Science and Technology Policy,  SPRU Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Sussex Mariana presents a new framework, called the Risk-Reward Nexus, to study the relationship between innovation and inequality. She asks: What types of economic actors (workers, taxpayers, shareholders) make contributions of effort and...

Public lecture: Mariana Mazzucato – The green entrepreneurial state

Mariana Mazzucato: The Green Entrepreneurial State by Stepscentre on Mixcloud Public lecture, followed by a drinks reception Mariana Mazzucato (PhD) holds the prestigious RM Phillips chair in the Economics of Innovation at SPRU in the University of Sussex. She was recently Scientific Coordinator of a 3 year European Commission funded FP7 project on Finance, Innovation and Growth...


Public lecture: Michael Grubb on Planetary Economics: Energy, Climate Change and the Three Domains of Sustainable Development

Jubilee Lecture Theatre 144 Jubilee Building, University of Sussex, Brighton

The Sussex Energy Group at SPRU in association with the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand,  invites you to a public lecture Professor Michael Grubb presenting findings from his recently published book: Planetary Economics: Energy, Climate Change and the Three Domains of Sustainable Development Chaired by Prof. Johan Schot, Director of SPRU and with discussants...


How can makerspaces, fablabs and hackerspaces help cultivate sustainable developments?

Machines Room 45 Vyner Street, London, United Kingdom

Machines Room, 45 Vyner Street, London, E2 9DQ United Kingdom Interest in the social, economic and environmental possibilities of makerspaces and the maker movement continues to grow. This event brings together people involved or interested in sustainability activities to share, discuss, and reflect upon their experiences. In the discussions, our objective will be to consider...


‘The ethos of scientific advice’ Seminar

SPRU Jubilee Building, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, United Kingdom

Arthur Peterson, from STEaPP, UCL, will give a seminar on ‘The ethos of scientific advice’ as part of the SPRU Friday Seminar Series on Friday, 20th November 2015. The seminar will be chaired by Andy Stirling (SPRU), and followed by a Roundtable on 'Dilemmas of Uncertainty in the Politics of Science and Innovation’, with James Wilsdon and Erik Millstone...