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The crisis of innovation: Dude, where's my flying car?

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Battle of Ideas

On Saturday 19 October, Bath’s Professor Andrew Graves was a speaker at ‘Battle of Ideas, The crisis of innovation: Dude, where's my flying car?’. The event, which was co-produced by Martyn Perks and Nikos Sotirakopoulos, was the opening session for the stand of debates entitled the Battle for technological progress, which was jointly convened by Paul Reeves, senior technology manager at Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks R&D.

The speakers at the event included:

You can get further information of the debate, further details about panellists and background readings on the issue.

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General Notes For Editors:

The School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools. Currently ranked 1st for Student Experience (Times Higher Education 2015) and 1st for Business Studies (The Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2016), we are a leading centre for management research - placed 8th in the UK in the latest REF2014.

We are one of a select number of international business schools accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate and the Bath MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1976.

The centrality of research to teaching is an essential feature of all our programmes. The School offers a full range of programmes from undergraduate to postgraduate up to PhD level and post-experience programmes including the world-ranked Bath MBA. The School also provides tailored executive development programmes for middle and senior management.

The School of Management has a faculty of over 100 teaching and research staff, including visiting academics, with a professional support team of around 90 managerial and administrative staff. Research income averages £2 million per annum. There are approximately 2,400 students in total comprising some 150 MBA students, over 500 Master’s students, 250 full- and part-time research students, and over 1500 undergraduates following BSc degrees.