Innovation Policy

October 2, 2018

The world stands on the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, powered by a wide range of new technology breakthroughs — Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, advanced robotics, Internet of Things, cloud computing and 3D printing — and the revolution is expected to result in major changes in the

October 1, 2018

This report examines the ongoing, mostly state-based efforts aimed at lowering health care prices. It asks whether there are lessons California can learn from these experiments as well as limitations to importing similar practices into the state and expecting the same results.

October 1, 2018

Digitalization is revolutionizing business models and the relationship between authorities and citizens and between enterprises and consumers creating new opportunities, but also raising some critical issues.

September 18, 2018

Trends like power train electrification and autonomous driving are causing a major structural change in vehicle manufacturing.

August 1, 2018

Investment in infrastructure has one of the highest economic multipliers of any form of government spending, but due to California’s failure to invest in and maintain its infrastructure at all levels, the state is putting its future growth and pr

June 18, 2018

At a time when Europe and much of the world push to secure an equal role for women in the workforce, the Lisbon Council teams up with Facebook to launch Women, Technology and Entrepreneurship: How European Women Use Technology to Get Ahead and Why It Matters for Europe as a Whole, a new policy brief.

June 1, 2018

Chapter 1 provides an overview of the current state of data-driven innovation (DDI) across Europe. DDI forms a key pillar in the 21st century sources of growth.

May 21, 2018

Today, the Lisbon Council launches The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence: How AI Can End Discrimination and Make the World a Smarter, Better Place, a ground-breaking policy brief that explores the nature of artificial intelligence and proposes a seven-point programme for a successful European policy resp

April 1, 2018

This document focuses on the identification of the advances and challenges related to practices focused on achieving the SDGs for 2030 in Colombia. Having as a central and transversal axis the use, adoption and appropriation of ICT by people, industries and institutions, a roadmap is presented to take full advantage of the opportunities offered by new technologies to not only meet our quota of ODS, but to lead the region in the knowledge economy.

April 1, 2018

During the next decades the mobility sector will go through some dramatic changes because of several factors such as the growing number of people moving to (and within) urban areas, the shift toward an even more individual and personalized mobility and the growth of tourism flows.