A new expert panel report, entitled Innovation Impacts: Measurement and Assessment, was released today by the Council of Canadian Academies.
The assessment was conducted by a 13-member panel of distinguished and multidisciplinary experts from Canada and abroad. Esko Aho, Senior Fellow, Harvard University; Consultative Partner, Nokia Corporation; and former Prime Minister of Finland, chaired the Expert Panel.
The authoritative report includes:
A new conceptual framework that is helpful for understanding innovation impact measurement and assessment at the program level and within the innovation ecosystem, respectively;
A catalogue of the portfolio of Ontario’s innovation investments;
An extensive academic and public policy literature review of leading-edge measurement methodologies; and
An overview of international best practices for measuring the socio-economic impacts of innovation.