What is IPSE?

IPSE outlines a framework for research on the needs of the Irish economy to breed an innovation ecosystem with optimally structured university-industry-government networks.

We use computational modelling, informed by large new datasets coming from empirical research within the project, to investigate the actors, designs, processes and policies of Irish innovation networks.

In our Computational Policy Lab, we develop and test optimising strategies for Irish innovation networks, and work on options for anticipating and analysing new developments to help the recovery of the economy.

The goal is to assist policymakers to turn Ireland into a global hub for innovation as a strategy for stimulating economic recovery. Our project concerns the whole cycle of innovation including R&D investment, knowledge production and invention, firm level innovation and entrepreneurship, demand-driven features of innovation, and policy and governance issues.