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How universities are producing a new generation of innovators

December 13, 2017

A few months ago, for the third consecutive year, Stanford University was named the world’s most innovative university. But while it has always been at the forefront of innovation – it is home to the d.school and breeds the best web talent in the world –, the Silicon Valley college doesn’t stand alone in fostering innovation and entrepreneurship at a higher education level.


Academy for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

University of Maryland, USA

British Quality Foundation

London, UK

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA

Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation

San Francisco, USA

Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies

Copenhagen, Denmark

Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

Edward de Bono Institute for the Design and Development of Thinking

University of Malta, Malta

EIRMA – European Industrial Research Management Association

Brussels, Belgium

European Institut of Innovation and Technology

Budapest, Hungary

Fondazione Giannino Bassetti

Milan, Italy

Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation

University of California, Berkeley, USA

Global Innovation Management Institute

Cambridge, USA

Harvard Business Review / Harvard Business School

Boston, USA

I-CIO – ‘Global Intelligence for the CIO’

By Fujitsu worldwide

IAOIP – International Association of Innovation Professionals

Sugar Land, USA

IMProve – European Innovation Management Academy

Non-profit organisation based in Düsseldorf, Germany

Innovation Global Network

New Jersey, USA

Innovation Management Institut

San Francisco, USA

Innovation Management Institut

Aalto University, Finland

Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies and Innovation Management, School of Business and Economics

Humbolt University of Berlin, Germany

ISPIM – International Society for Professional Innovation Management

Manchester, UK

John Hopkins University

Baltimore, USA

Mack Institute for Innovation Management

University of Pennsylvania, USA

MIT – Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, USA

MIX – Management Innovation eXchange


Open Innovation.eu

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Research Area Technology, Innovation, Marketing, Entrepreneurship

Aachen University, Germany

Stanford University

Stanford, USA

The Innovation Academy

Dublin, Ireland

The Innovation Portal – Wiley

New Jersey, USA

The International Journal of Innovation Management

Manchester, UK

University of Cambridge

Cambridge, UK

World Future Society

Maryland, USA

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