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How to change education for innovation

November 7, 2019

News

Marta Egídio Pereira, co-founder of the Ungap Year programme, lays out the changes that need to be made in the educational system to raise the next generation of innovators.

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U.S. falling behind in university research

October 29, 2019

Innovation Academy

Once a leader in research-driven innovation, the United States has dropped its position compared to other countries in university research funding. According to a new report by the Information Technology Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the U.S. is now the 28th of 39 nations in government funding for university research as a share of GDP.

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Banking industry lagging in digital transformation

October 17, 2019

Latest Reports

Traditional banks are facing fierce competition from technology companies and fintech startups as their digital transformation and innovation efforts fall short, says the recent ‘Innovation in Retail Banking’ report.

Web Summit takes place in Lisbon in November

Tech lovers, assemble! Countdown to Web Summit begins

October 8, 2019

Events

For the fourth consecutive year, the city of Lisbon is gearing up to receive the Web Summit, the “best technology conference on the planet”, this autumn. The world’s largest tech fair will return to the Portuguese capital from the 4th to the 7th of November.

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The 7 steps to new product development

October 2, 2019

Practitioners' Guide

With companies like Nike reporting record high shares driven by new product development, it sheds a light on the importance of product innovation for organisations striving to stay competitive in business. Follow these 7 steps to new product development.

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Product innovation takes Nike to record heights

September 26, 2019

Innovation Factory

Considered one of the world’s most innovative companies, the sporting goods brand Nike has just announced that its shares have hit an all-time high, with product innovation and stronger investment in e-commerce driving sales.

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Nondisruptive creation: rethinking innovation and growth

September 10, 2019

Spotlight

Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, authors of the bestseller Blue Ocean Strategy, want to dispel the myth that innovation must be disruptive.

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Disruption in the spotlight this September

August 19, 2019

Events

This year, the Disruption Summit Europe will celebrate its three-year anniversary by looking back on all the things that have changed since it first began. The event, which will take place on the 10th of September in London, will focus on three main topics: Technology, Innovation and Purpose.

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The innovation manager’s summer reading list

August 2, 2019

Selected Books

August is often that month when you finally have time to pick up a book. If you need inspiration, we’ve gathered the latest reads for innovation managers. From hiring tips to scaling innovation, Big Tech concerns to the power of crazy ideas, these books are bound to provide plenty of food for thought this summer.

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Global innovation: the rise of middle-income countries

July 23, 2019

Latest Reports

While high-income countries still lead the way when it comes to innovation, there has been something of a shift in the global innovation landscape, with middle-income economies climbing up the ranks, according to the Global Innovation Index 2019.