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About

The Big Innovation Centre exists to help businesses, public agencies and universities put their open innovation principles into practice. Acting as an open innovation hub, Big Innovation Centre convenes... See more...

Events

Birgitte Andersen speaking at the Westminster Higher Education Forum Keynote Seminar - 22/03/2016

The future for the Catapult Network - scale, scope and putting policy into practice Please check back for a detailed intinerary closer to the event Read more

Tackling water scarcity: hacking environmental data - 07/03/2016

Creating a difference requires new methods of collaboration, an aptitude for challenging conventional thinking and a curiosity to explore and uncover Read more

EFHxScotland Launch Event - 09/02/2016

Entrepreneurial Finance Hub (EFH) is offering a pilot scheme for Scottish companies to join its Quantiply platform free of charge. We are kicking this Read more

Twitter

Andy Haldane, Chief Economist, Bank of England

“On behalf of the Bank of England, let me congratulate the Big Innovation Centre on the progress so far and wish you all the best for the future. … We need a financial system that is capable of delivering patient capital – capital that isn’t seeking short-term returns, the sort of thing that the Centre’s Entrepreneurial Finance Hub is seeking to create.”

CATALYTIC PROJECTS
EXPERTISE

Together we enlarge our innovative capability, test and realize our commercial and public purpose ideas in a non-competitive and neutral environment. Our 10 catalytic projects are both practical and intellectually grounded. READ MORE

EVENTS

We run events on the Disruptive Forces facing businesses and affecting policy making, Hub in a Day events for the regions, hackathons, entrepreneurial finance pitches for SMEs, and more. READ MORE

NEWS & MEDIA

We aim to keep innovation in the public eye – have a look at some of our press coverage READ MORE

THE INNOVATORS COLUMN IN THE GUARDIAN

We celebrate the most innovative companies and lead the debate on what innovation, vision and business models it takes to succeed – check our ‘The Innovators’ page in the Guardian on Mondays. READ MORE