Accelerating digital innovation for growth, impact, and transformation of large established organizations.

An EPSRC Next Stage Digital Economy Research Centre

Director Professor Saeema Ahmed-Kristensen introduces the programme

5-year research programme

Launched in 2021, the DIGIT Lab is an Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC) funded Next Stage Digital Economy Research Centre.

DIGIT Lab accelerates digital innovation and digital transformation in Large Established Organizations (LEOs). DIGIT Lab is led by the University of Exeter, in collaboration with our academic and industry partners. We are backed by over £12M in funding.

The multidisciplinary team works with a broad community of academics, practitioners, and policymakers across multiple domains, delivering new research insights into digital transformation.

Research themes

Technology adoption: maturing of technology, scaling and broadening its use

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Business models: new products and services, efficiency and outcome-based models

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Organisational structures, processes, decision-making, leadership, etc.

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Wellbeing, workplace stress, job design, performance

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Digital Innovation, data-driven design, data-driven decision making

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Responsible Innovation

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Impact, News and Events

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Insights from Professor Mark Thompson on the 6th Public Sector AI Conference

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