The Innovation Caucus is an initiative funded by Innovate UK and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Our aim is to support innovation-led growth and promote greater engagement between the social sciences and businesses. Serving as a gateway to the social sciences, the Innovation Caucus comprises 66 academics engaged in different aspect of innovation research. By promoting awareness of and engagement with social science research, the Innovation Caucus provides research insights on the theory, policy and practice of innovation.
The Innovation Caucus is involved in number of collaborative projects with Innovate UK, the KTN and the ESRC, as well as providing expert insight, tailored briefings, in-depth evidence reviews and commissioned research. In this way Innovation Caucus members are shaping and supporting the design, development and evaluation of policies and programmes for sustainable innovation-led economic growth in the UK.