World Open Innovation Conference

December 12, 2019

Events

The World Open Innovation Conference is UC Berkeley’s flagship program, designed to engage senior executives of global firms and top academic experts from around the world to address corporate challenges and provide focus for further research. World-leading organisations will convene in Rome to share their open innovation challenges with expert academic colleagues, fostering stronger connections between […]

Tech for Good Gathering 2019

December 6, 2019

Events

As its name suggests, the Tech for Good Gathering 2019 celebrates how technology is being used to make positive social change. The event features speakers who are using technology to make the world a better place by addressing some of the biggest social challenges today. Taking place in London but with dates to be confirmed, […]

Global Innovation Forum

November 20, 2019

Events

With presentations, panel debates, workshops, demo labs, startup stages and more, the Global Innovation Forum welcomes global innovation players to London (UK) on November 20th-21st. Experienced speakers will share their insights with innovators, entrepreneurs and inventors to discuss the latest trends in innovation, design, creativity, R&D and new product development.

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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).

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How to launch innovation in schools

October 23, 2019

Innovation starters

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Microsoft have joined forces to empower educators to become change leaders, with the course ‘Launching Innovation in Schools’.

Impact 2019

October 23, 2019

Events

October sees the return of Impact 2019, the conference designed for corporate innovation, strategy and R&D leaders. Over two days – 23rd and 24th October – in San Francisco (USA), innovation leaders from some of the world’s largest companies will share their learnings and advice. Attendees will also learn about metrics, governance, working with business units, personal […]

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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.