Archive for October 25, 2019

‘Place-Based Innovation Ecosystems: Boston-Cambridge Innovation Districts’ – Dr Claudia Trillo

  • 72 experts (out of 159 applicants) representing different regional and local authorities from 23 European countries joined the session “A place-based approach to innovation ecosystems: why context matters” at the European Week of Regions and Cities last 9th October in Brussels.
  • Dr Claudia Trillo, Reader in Architecture at the University of Salford, presented the study “Place-Based Innovation Ecosystems: Boston-Cambridge Innovation Districts”, published in 2019 as report of the Joint Research Center of the European Commission.
  • This report aims to inspire European policy makers willing to support local and sustainable economic strategies, by leveraging the potential of innovation districts in cities.  

ESRC Festival of Social Science – November 2019

The University of Salford, alongside partner institutions Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Manchester, are running around 35 events across Manchester and Salford as part of this year’s ESRC Festival of Social Science, which runs from 2-9 November 2019.

The Festival showcases Manchester social science research to a broad non-academic audience. This brings together an eclectic blend of activities designed to celebrate the social sciences, including discussions and debates, exhibitions, film screenings, walkabouts, family fun days, schools visits, workshops, and lots more. read more