Resources and Recent Developments

Innovation Council posts reports, videos, and other resources about the innovation process and the policies that best support it. We flag recent developments, including policy proposals and actions, that affect innovation ecosystems. We also post inventors’ stories along with other developments, across sectors, from the real economy. You can search our online collection of resources using the search function or by selecting topics in the tags at the bottom of this page. We welcome your suggestions as to additional resources, recent developments, and events to post.

Spotlight

Unprecedented: The Rapid Innovation Response to COVID-19 and the Role of Intellectual Property

On 26 November the new research report about the role that intellectual property played in the development, manufacturing, and global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics will be launched in Geneva. The report was co-authored by Innovation Council's very own Jennifer Brant, and Prof.....

Posted in: Technology and Knowledge Diffusion
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Slideshow: “MC12” WTO Ministerial Conference

At the WTO’s Twelfth Ministerial Conference WTO Members should agree new trade rules to support the global response to COVID-19, accelerate the economic recovery, and enhance future pandemic preparedness. WTO Members should eliminate tariffs on health products, including finished....

Posted in: Policy Discussions and International Organizations
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Recent Developments

Last Chance to Apply: Call for Applications for 2022-2023 Thomas Edison Innovation Law and Policy Fellowships

The Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy (C-IP2) at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School invites applications for a....

Posted in: Inclusive Innovation Ecosystems

IC Member Techinvention nominated for SME Excellence Awards

Techinvention, a member of the Innovation Council, has been nominated for the SME Excellence Awards by the Indian Chamber of SMEs. The awards....

Posted in: Inclusive Innovation Ecosystems

SME and entrepreneurship policy frameworks across OECD countries

All OECD countries have put in place policies that support SMEs and entrepreneurs. These policies differ considerably along a number of....

Posted in: Policy Discussions and International Organizations

Igniting Innovation and Productivity with 5G in the World of small Business

As with any new generation of wireless technology, the benefits won't change the world overnight, but over time, as networks expand availability....

Posted in: Innovation and the Sustainable Development Goals

Enabling AI-driven health advances without sacrificing patient privacy

There’s a lot of excitement at the intersection of artificial intelligence and health care. AI has already been used to improve disease....

Posted in: Innovation and the Sustainable Development Goals

Using digital health to improve health outcomes and equity

The pandemic’s disruptions create a moment to fundamentally rethink health care. Rather than simply replicating in-person care virtually, how....

Posted in: Innovation and the Sustainable Development Goals

A common core for fiber, 5G could be just around the corner

Convergence between wireline and wireless networks is one of those ideas that feels like it’s perpetually on the horizon. When the industry....

Posted in: Innovation and the Sustainable Development Goals

Ethical and Educational Marketing (ME2): Marketing for the XXII Century

Innovation Council member AVA is proposing a new trend for responsible, ethical and educational marketing, which will for the benefit of the....

Posted in: Innovation and the Sustainable Development Goals

Route to Market Guide for Innovators

The Route to Market (R2M) series is being developed by the Department of Research Contracts & Innovation (RC&I) at the University of....

Posted in: Technology and Knowledge Diffusion