Chris Webber reflects on some key points from recent conferences in Birmingham and Seoul.
Chris runs the Open Innovation Team. He joined the Civil Service in 2012 and worked in a variety of Cabinet Office and HM Treasury roles before setting up the Open Innovation Team in 2016.
A look back at our Thought Experiment speaker series, which celebrates its fifth anniversary this year.
Our strategy has five main pillars: increase our policy impact, raise our profile, diversify our income, improve management and deliver benefits for our partners.
I set-up the Open Innovation Team. I pitched the idea to Jeremy Heywood, refined it with colleagues, persuaded some top universities to fund us and quit my job at Treasury to run the pilot. I recently discovered that this kind …
Learn about the Open Innovation Team's work to deepen collaboration between government officials and academics.