Mariana Mazzucato is Professor in Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London (UCL). She was awarded the 2019 Madame de Staël Prize Laureate. The jury recognised “her novel thinking, challenging conventional wisdom in the understanding of the role of the state in public policy and innovation”.
On 8 May 2019, she delivered the above lecture entitled ‘From Market Fixing to Market Co-creation: a Mission Oriented Approach’. The speech was part of the award ceremony held at the University of Bern.
Mazzucato is founder and Director of the UCL Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose (IIPP). Her books The entrepreneurial State and The Value of Everything have been highly acclaimed by academia and the public.