Engineering the future

Why large scale infrastructure should not be too technologically innovative.

Evan Davis explains the reasons and shares  his views of the challenges to refreshing the UK infrastructure, reflecting on his research for Built in Britain, an OU/BBC co-production.

Evan Davis interview

To learn more about Built in Britain series and explore What Makes Britain? timeline, visit OpenLearn website.

Innovation in the UK: Good, but not enough?

Guest blogger:
Dr Leslie Budd Dr Leslie Budd, Reader in Social Enterprise, Open University Business School

Is invention enough without commercialisation? Dr Leslie Budd from the OUBS talks to former 3M CEO Sir George Buckley about the UK’s approach to innovation after a recording of the OU/BBC co-production The Bottom Line.


Click here to learn more about The Bottom Line programme and make use of free learning materials.