Chief Innovation Officer Summit – Foster Ideation, Structure Execution

May 22, 2017


The Chief Innovation Officer Summit San Francisco brings the insights of Global 500 innovation professionals to the west coast, for two days of sharing challenges, identifying opportunities & networking with fellow industry innovators.

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EIT Climate-KIC hackathon 2017 opens applications for city hosts

May 18, 2017


The Climate-KIC Climathon, a global 24-hour climate change hackathon promoted by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT), is looking for cities to host the event on 27 October.

KPMG technology innovation survey

Technology innovation at full steam around the world

March 29, 2017

Latest Reports

As innovation goes beyond Research and Development, the Chief Innovation Officer is the main person responsible for guiding technology innovation within organisations, say 35% of the executives surveyed by KPMG’s Global Technology Innovation report.

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50 things that made the modern economy

March 1, 2017

Stay Tuned

We have all read stories about Google or the iPhone and probably also about antibiotics. But what about concrete or shipping containers? Hosted by British economist Tim Hardorf, the “50 things that made the modern economy” podcast sheds new understanding on ideas, inventions and innovations that have changed and helped to build the world we […]

The Party Isn’t Over: A Deep-Dive into Why Unicorns Will Bounce Back in 2017

February 2, 2017

Advanced Learning

By Toby Clarence-Smith, lead finance blog editor at Toptal

Can ageing societies be as innovative as they need to be?

February 2, 2017

Innovation Factory

With the population aging fast, the public budget, pension schemes and healthcare systems are under growing stress. Politicians look for economic growth to alleviate these problems. Yet, as the active labour force shrinks, so does GDP. Can innovation come to the rescue by boosting productivity?

South Korea and Nordic countries dominate Bloomberg’s 2017 Innovation Index

January 20, 2017

Innovation Factory

South Korea tops the international charts overall according to Bloomberg’s 2017 Innovation Index, followed by Sweden, Germany, Switzerland and Finland. Nordic countries dominate the top 15.

How can companies master the digital world?

January 10, 2017


Entrepreneurs, policymakers, The Economist magazine’s editors and over 200 Fortune 500 chief executive officers (CEOs) are coming together on 28 February to discuss the topic ‘We are all digital now: Strategies for becoming a truly data-driven and digital business’. The Economist’s conference is taking place in Chicago, USA.

10 top Innovation Matrix stories of 2016

December 28, 2016

Innovation Factory

It’s been a dazzling, eventful year for innovation hunters. Events, thinkers, projects, leading players, small to large companies and new disruptors worldwide continue to reshape all walks of life. Our workplaces are seeking to adapt, and idea management software and practices are evolving to support companies in their fight to stay competitive.

Five days to the Lisbon Web Summit

November 2, 2016


Almost 45 thousand enthusiasts and students, as well as chief executive officers and technology leaders – from over 150 countries – have registered for the next Web Summit. The event takes place in Lisbon from 7 to 10 November.