With all eyes on innovation at the recent Web Summit, which took place in Lisbon earlier in November, it was the ideal stage to announce that the winner of the European Capital of Innovation 2018 was the City of Athens, with a prize of €1 million.
Nominations for the 2018 Edison Awards are now open until 17 November, to celebrate excellence in new products and service developments, marketing, human-centered design and innovation across the world.
The Teach-In conference taking place October 26–27 at The Harvard Innovation Lab, in Boston, USA, offers an unpretentious format: simple 90-minute whiteboard sessions run by some of the world’s top corporate innovators. All participants are invited to ask questions and share their thoughts. Know more here.
For the second year in a row, Forbes considers Tesla the world’s most innovative company, while SalesForce.com holds the second position. On its sixth edition, Forbes’ list is published in the September 13 issue of the magazine.
Imagine with Orange, a crowd innovation platform and a launchpad for entrepreneurs worldwide, is the winner of the 2016 Grand Prize for Innovation Excellence, awarded by the International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM).
The Cisco Innovation Grand Challenge is calling for all innovators, developers, researchers and entrepreneurs to submit their disruptive ideas and solutions for a safer and more connected and sustainable world. The three winners will get a share of the $250,000 prize. You can submit your application until 31 August.
On its fifth edition, the EDP Open Innovation programme scales up the challenge and invites start-ups worldwide to present projects focused on innovations in the area of clean technologies in the energy sector.
With drones to fly you home, exoskeleton-aging simulators and running shoes to track performance, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) again took centre stage with the newest and most exciting gadgets and products. More than 3,800 exhibitors and 170,000 attendees gathered in Las Vegas for the annual January tech and electronics sneak peek into your future.