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AI innovation winners announced in San Francisco

July 12, 2019

Innovation Factory

Part of TRANSFORM 2019, VentureBeat recently presented the AI Innovation Awards, which recognise innovation in the field of Artificial Intelligence. The awards were presented on July 11th in San Francisco by Ople, a startup focused on “using AI to build AI” and which aims to make AI as ubiquitous and achievable as possible.

Athens named the european capital of innovation 2018

Athens named European Capital of Innovation 2018

November 6, 2018

Innovation Factory

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.

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The EU recognises outstanding women entrepreneurs

September 20, 2017

Innovation Factory

For the fifth consecutive year, EU Prize for Women Innovators will be recognising women entrepreneurs. Applications are open until 15 November.

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Edison Awards 2018 nominations are now open to honour excellence in innovation

August 17, 2017

Innovation Factory

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.

Teach in Conference

October 26, 2016


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.

Meet the most innovative companies in the world, by Forbes

September 15, 2016

Innovation Factory

For the second year in a row, Forbes considers Tesla the world’s most innovative company, while holds the second position. On its sixth edition, Forbes’ list is published in the September 13 issue of the magazine.

And the winner of ISPIM 2016 Grand Prize is…

August 3, 2016

Innovation Factory

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).

Interested in a share of $250,000 to jumpstart your venture?

June 29, 2016

Innovation Factory

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.

EDP looking for new technologies and business models for the energy industry

June 23, 2016

Innovation Factory

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.

Michael Contreras - ISPIM winner 2015

ISPIM Grand Prize 2016 competition is open

January 26, 2016

Innovation Factory

After a first, successful edition in 2015, the International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM) has launched the competition for its Grand Prize 2016 ‘for excellence in innovation management’.