With presentations, panel debates, workshops, DemoLab, Teenage Innovators and a Start-up Stage, the forum brings together innovators, entrepreneurs and inventors to discuss the latest trends in innovation, design, creativity, R&D and new product development. Key speakers, global players and intense networking will define the agenda of the event, whose theme is ‘Be More Human’.
From Samsung and Hewlett Packard to Lego and even NASA, larger companies are taking a leaf out of small firms’ books by embracing the power of human-driven innovation. Rather than traditional R&D, they have started to recognise the potential of more inclusive operating models.
With most organisations looking to create new products, services or business models in the coming years as their primary strategy to generate organic growth, traditional companies are under intense pressure to develop innovative products to keep the pace of innovation and meet rising customer expectations.
The Chief Innovation Officer of IBM Services, North America, Hemang Dave sheds light on how the company has been driving sustained innovation for over a century.
Retaining its position for the fifth consecutive year, South Korea is the most innovative country in the world, according to a recent league table published by Bloomberg. The Asian country took the top spot in the 2018 Bloomberg Innovation Index, which used seven criteria to compile the list, including research and development spending and concentration of high-tech companies.
Sophia the Robot may be one of the best known, but the Edison Awards recently recognised many other of the most innovative products for 2018. Besides Sophia, we have selected 10 other new products conceived by the world’s most talented innovation leaders, in areas ranging from Social Innovation and Collective Disruption to Health & Wellness.
The R&D Innovation Summit brings together leaders across various industries to share their expertise, providing tools and strategies to implement successful R&D, develop innovation programmes, support your company’s future development and foster growth in the industry.
The Open Innovation Summit invites commercial innovators and leaders in R&D processes to come together in candid conversation to discuss their challenges and develop best-practices. Attendance is essential if you want to learn from America’s leading open innovators and establish real strategic solutions to see you through 2017 successfully.
This year, the R&D Innovation Summit will bring more leaders together who have been implementing successful R&D, developing innovation programs and supporting their company’s future development. Over the 2 days it will give you the knowledge to implement real techniques and strategies into your daily work.