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Doing research in public policy with experience and ambition, to identify workable solutions to issues concerning global and national sustainability, development and growth.


The Innovation Policy Network is open to consider opportunities of collaboration, funding and coordinated research, to create synergies with different actors and bright individuals.

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Our IPN Research Bulletin provides analyses and discussions on a wide array of topics such as technology advancements, regulatory frameworks, sociology and global innovation trends.

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The Innovation Policy Network is a global research network established with the aim of delivering cutting-edge innovative papers in different fields related to public policy.

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Our team has extensive academic knowledge in several research areas, from business and law to data analysis and complexity science. This allows getting a broader perspective on the different problems that we tackle.

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More often, innovation comes from effort and from openness and from looking in the right place unencumbered by blinding assumptions or conventional wisdom.

Michael E. Porter (1990)

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Our organizational structure is divided into hubs to maximise the exchange of relevant ideas in interdisciplinary contexts.

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Meet our Team

Our network selects highly competent researchers from renowned universities all over the world.

  • Assessing the EU’s provisional agreement on ESG rating regulations

    Author: Jacob Margolis On 5 February 2024, the European Council and European Parliament collectively reached a temporary agreement on a proposal for regulations on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) rating activities. Such activities provide investors with pertinent information about a firm’s sustainability across a number of metrics, including vulnerability to sustainability risks, the firm’s impact…

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  • The challenges of the global minimum tax

    Author: Amedeo Rizzo The international tax landscape is undergoing a significant transformation with the proposal of a global minimum tax for multinational enterprises (MNEs). The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has conceived this initiative to combat international corporate tax avoidance, proposing a 15% minimum tax on large multinational groups. This proposal has gained…

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  • The EU Foreign Subsidies Regulation: a Structural Change to the Internal Market

    Author: Amedeo Rizzo Journal: Stanford – Vienna Transatlantic Technology Law Forum, Transatlantic Antitrust and IPR Developments, Issue No. 1/2023 Abstract: The EU Foreign Subsidies Regulation (“FSR”) has been published on the 14th of December 2022 and entered into force on 12 January 2023. The Regulation creates a new regime with the objective of protecting the internal market…

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  • The global minimum tax: a new development in international law

    Author: Amedeo Rizzo Publication: Cambridge International Law Journal Blog Abstract: The adoption of the global minimum tax reflects quite an unprecedented level of cooperation in the history of international tax and constitutes a strong signal in the international community, bearing a two-fold message. On the one hand, it shows countries’ willingness and shared effort to prevent tax…

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