David’s most recent contributions include
Leveraging Procurement to Grow the Innovation Economy
An independent Review of SBRI and other procurement-based innovation policies for Prime Minister Theresa May
Is the UK’s Flagship Industrial Policy a Costly Failure?
An independent review of R&D tax credits cited by Rishi Sunak in his 2022 MAIS lecture prior to his reforms of the programme.
Proposal for an Independent “UK Office for Innovation and Industrial Strategy”
Submission to the House of Commons Select Committee for Science and Technology written at the request of the Chairman.
Other recent work focuses on the growth in early trade sales of the UK’s most promising, VC backed STEM start-ups to foreign multinationals and the challenges this presents for innovation and industrial policy.