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The New Inventors: How users are changing the rules of innovation

Flowers, Steve, Mateos-Garcia, Juan, Sapsed, Jonathan, Nightingale, Paul, Grantham, Andrew, Voss, Georgina (2008) The New Inventors: How users are changing the rules of innovation. NESTA (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

User-led innovation - where users play an active part in the development of new or improved products and services - is exploding: proliferating digital technologies mean that we're all potential innovators now. New firms based on user-led innovation are being sold for hundreds of millions of dollars only a few years after being founded. Policymakers have remain somewhat sceptical about the importance of user-led innovation. But if the UK is to harness this new wave of invention and creativity, it needs to develop world-leading policy in support of user-led innovation. This means being more aware of the impact of new legislation on user-led innovation, and establishing a forum to ensure that policy makers hear directly from these new inventors.

Item Type: Research report (external)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5351 Business
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School
Depositing User: Kimberley Attard-Owen
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2015 10:44 UTC
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2019 08:17 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/51438 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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