37 min

Episode 5: Innovation districts - where ideas happen Greater Cities

    • Society & Culture

How do some cities become centres of innovation? What is their secret to success, and what economic and social benefits can follow?

Cities with strong knowledge economies were more economically resilient and rebounded faster from the pandemic. This episode explores the global phenomenon of innovation districts and how, with careful nurturing, they can foster new ideas, attract talent, and enable creative collaborations between research, education and industry.

Episode guests:
Dr Tim Moonen, United Kingdom
Emma Frost, United Kingdom
William Bao Bean, China
Mark Pesce, Australia
Petra Andrén, Australia
Julie Wagner, United Kingdom
John Lydon, Australia
Carol Vale, Australia
Stuart Patrick, United Kingdom
Kourtny Garrett, United States
Vincent Gollain, France
Dr Jacqueline Cramer, The Netherlands
Ricardo Valente, Portugal

Find out more - https://greatercities.au/podcast

This podcast was produced by the Greater Cities Commission in partnership with The Business of Cities.

Follow the Commission's socials:
- https://www.linkedin.com/company/greater-cities-commission/
- https://twitter.com/GreaterCities
- https://www.instagram.com/greatercitiescommission/
- https://www.facebook.com/GreaterCitiesCommission

How do some cities become centres of innovation? What is their secret to success, and what economic and social benefits can follow?

Cities with strong knowledge economies were more economically resilient and rebounded faster from the pandemic. This episode explores the global phenomenon of innovation districts and how, with careful nurturing, they can foster new ideas, attract talent, and enable creative collaborations between research, education and industry.

Episode guests:
Dr Tim Moonen, United Kingdom
Emma Frost, United Kingdom
William Bao Bean, China
Mark Pesce, Australia
Petra Andrén, Australia
Julie Wagner, United Kingdom
John Lydon, Australia
Carol Vale, Australia
Stuart Patrick, United Kingdom
Kourtny Garrett, United States
Vincent Gollain, France
Dr Jacqueline Cramer, The Netherlands
Ricardo Valente, Portugal

Find out more - https://greatercities.au/podcast

This podcast was produced by the Greater Cities Commission in partnership with The Business of Cities.

Follow the Commission's socials:
- https://www.linkedin.com/company/greater-cities-commission/
- https://twitter.com/GreaterCities
- https://www.instagram.com/greatercitiescommission/
- https://www.facebook.com/GreaterCitiesCommission

37 min

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