Training for civil servants and policy practitioners


 

Bespoke programmes in the field of industrial innovation policy

 

We offer tailored education services to government departments and agencies based on the latest academic thinking and benchmarking of international practices.

 

Materials are developed and delivered by the Policy Links team and experts from the Centre for Science, Technology & Innovation Policy (CSTI).

 


 

Example programmes

 

We are able to build a course to suit the needs of your organisation. Below are examples of courses we have developed in the past which gives a good indication of the modules we are able to cover. Courses can be run in Cambridge or alternative locations worldwide.


Please get in touch to discuss further: ifm-policy-links@eng.cam.ac.uk

 

  

INTRODUCTION TO TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION POLICY

emerging international approaches and effective practices

 

THIS COURSE WILL HELP YOU:

  • Understand the latest concepts, frameworks and ideas in the areas of technology & innovation policy
  • Gain insights into the latest manufacturing and innovation policies, programmes and practices in selected industrial countries
  • Reflect on practical challenges to effective policy implementation and discuss international best practices for overcoming them

PAST ATTENDEES:

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • High Value Manufacturing Catapult 

 

 

FROM RESEARCH TO ECONOMIC IMPACT

Building effective technology and innovation strategies for RTOs

 

THIS COURSE WILL HELP YOU:

  • Understand the latest concepts, frameworks and tools in technology and innovation management relevant to the work of innovation institutions
  • Gain insights into the latest international trends and policy developments in technology & innovation policy
  • Reflect on practical challenges to ensure that the services and functions of innovation institutes responds to societal and economic needs

PAST ATTENDEES:

  • Tecnalia
  • High Value Manufacturing Catapult
  • Digital Catapult
  • Energy Systems Catapult

 


 

What our previous clients have to say:

 

"This was a really worthwhile course which provided real data and allowed policy makers time to consider their implications. The ability to debate and share knowledge was really beneficial."

 Senior Policy Official, UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

 

"Policy Links’ insights helped us identify the essential elements to promote a new Economic Development Policy for our region. Following the workshops, the 'Bilbao Smart Specialisation Plan' was launched. The Plan has already proved beneficial in allowing the region to participate in outstanding exchange networks at a European level."

 Special Policy Advisor, Bilbao City Council

 

 



For further information please contact:

Ella Whellams

T: +44 (0) 1223 748262

E: erd30@cam.ac.uk

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