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Vertigo Ventures contribute to Guardian Pharma Roundtable


Should companies not publish the results of all trials ever done for drugs that went into use?, asked Bokani Tshidzu, of Vertigo Ventures. Sir Peter Dixon, the chair of Diabetes UK, agreed, warning that people will not believe that drug firms have changed "until everything is out there".


Vertigo Ventures in Financial Times Responsible Investment Report


Vertigo Ventures, an impact reporting company, analysed the CSR and sustainability policies of the 10 largest global pharmaceutical companies. It found that the sector has yet to adopt impact measurement. “They report on outputs, such as vaccinations donated, where a more meaningful measure would be people vaccinated or lives saved,” says Laura Fedorciow, its managing director.


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Vertigo Ventures sign partnership agreement with Symplectic


Vertigo Ventures and Symplectic have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to support universities with their impact strategy. Impact continues to be critical to research funding and the interoperability of systems is key to implementing durable solutions. The agreement follows the successful launch of the impact capture tool, VV-Impact Tracker, with several universities including mutual clients of the two companies. 

Research Impact event at the Royal Institution 
Following the announcement of the REF we will discuss the infrastructure and resources needed to support with impact capture and planning. We have invited current clients to talk about their experience using VV-Impact Tracker as well as other industry experts to share their best practice. 


Notes and presentations from the event 

Vertigo Ventures deliver HEFCE Impact Evidence research and workshop with Digital Science 


Vertigo Ventures will facilitate a workshop with Digital Science to contribute to research commissioned by HEFCE to develop guidance on research impact evidence. The workshop will be held from 9.30am to 4.30pm on Thursday 24 March 2016. 


Learned Societies have been invited to contribute to guidance on collecting evidence of research impact in workshop. Share your views here:

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