UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose


The UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose: changing how public value is imagined, practiced and evaluated to tackle societal challenges.


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Drug companies will make a killing from coronavirus. Read it here.


The Covid-19 crisis is a chance to do capitalism differently. Read it here.

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IIPP and the British Library public lecture series

Innovation and the Welfare State

2019 series: Innovation and the Welfare State - Rethinking public services for the 21st century

This dynamic lecture series, in partnership with the British Library, brings together world-leading thinkers to debate how the 21st century welfare state requires rethinking healthcare, green growth, public access to knowledge and new forms of data ownership. Learn more.

2018 series: Rethinking public value and public purpose in 21st century capitalism

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