Author Archives: Jonny Hankins

Journal of Responsible Innovation, First Issue Review

In this post Jonny Hankins guides the Innovation Excellence community through the first issue of the Journal for Responsible Innovation. Continue reading

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Innovative Food Networks: Italy

A Review of Christina Grasseni’s new book and account of the inner workings of Italy’s solidarity purchase groups.The model is extremely innovative, both in terms of its social effect and financial implications. Continue reading

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How public policy addresses the issue of responsible innovation. Continue reading

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Social Innovators and Entrepreneurs

In November Jonny Hankins attended the SAGE conference on behalf of Innovation Excellence. Here he addresses one of the issues raised, economic democracy. Continue reading

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A look at Dr Andrew Maynard’s thoughts on societal insurance. If you don’t know Maynard’s work — here’s a worthy introduction! Continue reading

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Food Industry: Disruptive Emerging Technologies

Jonny Hankins reports on General Assembly’s focus on emerging technologies that are disrupting how local food is produced, sourced, distributed, and consumed — paving the way for new business ideas, challenges, and emerging trends. Continue reading

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Virtual Institute for Responsible Innovation

Last month saw the launch of the US National Science Foundation funded Virtual Institute for Responsible Innovation. VIRI’s mission is to develop and disseminate a sophisticated conceptual and operational understanding of Responsible Innovation by facilitating collaborative research, training and outreach activities among a broad partnership of academic and non-academic institutions. Continue reading

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