Nesta’s IGL Grants: Supporting Randomised Trials on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Growth
By admin On 15 Oct, 2017 At 12:32 AM | Categorized As Call for proposals | With 0 Comments

Deadline: 23 October 2017

Nesta is seeking applications for the IGL Grants programme which is one of the activities of the Innovation Growth Lab, a global collaboration that aims to make policy in innovation, entrepreneurship and growth more experimental and evidence-based.

Working together with researchers and public and private organizations from around the world, IGL aims to find out what works, and what doesn’t, to accelerate innovation, support entrepreneurship and help businesses grow. This call is funded by the Argidius Foundation, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, and Nesta.

The main aim of this call is to fund randomised controlled trials that provide evidence on the best approaches to increase innovation, support high-growth entrepreneurship and accelerate business growth.

Funding Information

As a reference, the majority of awards range between $10.000 USD to $100.000 USD.

Research Topics

  • Science and innovation
  • Entrepreneurship and business growth


This call for proposals is relevant to:

  • Programme delivery organizations and operators involved in entrepreneurship training and educationprogrammes, innovation management and commercialization, or other programmes that aim to support innovation, entrepreneurship and business growth; and who are interested in better understanding and evaluating the impact of their interventions, programmes or schemes or comparing different versions of them.
  • This also includes organizations interested in running trials within their own organization in order to improve their innovation processes.
  • Researchers and academics interested in designing and conducting randomised controlled trials related to innovation, entrepreneurship and business growth.

Nesta welcomes applications from researchers and programme delivery organizations from around the world.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit IGL Grants.

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