This research report describes an evidence-based approach to identifying and prioritising areas of emerging innovations. Commissioned by the Regulatory Horizons Council, this work will enable the council to make evidence-based regulatory recommendations on innovations with the greatest potential economic/social benefit.
Specifically, the report describes the application of a methodology involving:
- horizon scanning
- development of an innovation taxonomy
- creation of an evidence base
- development of a multi-criteria scoring framework
- scoring / prioritising innovation areas