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The Power Of Prizes To Drive Innovation

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Presenter: Paul Jansen

Subject: Philanthropy, Social Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation

Presented in: 2010

Paul Jansen discusses his study, “And the Winner Is…” which explores and documents the ways in which governments and philanthropists employ prizes to produce social benefit and drive innovation. His report finds that prizes, as instruments of change, are “undergoing a renaissance,” “growing in number and size, and appearing in new forms.” His presentation will share his findings and address how new prizes hold enormous potential.