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Companies should first promote societal betterment, say Clare Chapman and Will Hutton Today’s recommendations on corporate governance from the UK parliament’s Business, Energy and Industrial... See more...

Big Innovation Centre Overview

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All Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence (APPG AI) Overview

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Future of 21st century finance: from stock exchange to IP exchange - 19/10/2017

The London Stock Exchange already provides market valuations for firms on a daily basis enabling shares to be bought and sold on the open market. This Read more

Future of healthcare: hospital at home? - 07/09/2017

Personalised healthcare and insurance is becoming a reality. Just as high-speed broadband and smartphones have empowered consumers in retail and banki Read more

Future of news: we're all storytellers now - 13/07/2017

In the era of noise, where anyone with access to the internet or a smartphone can create and disseminate news, what is the role of traditional news me Read more

Future of retail: the virtual shopper - 01/06/2017

Retail is vital to the UK economy, generating £350billion worth of sales in 2015. It is the largest private sector employer in the UK with appro Read more


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.”


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


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


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


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