Category Archives: People

COMMISSION LAUNCHES €2 MILLION HORIZON PRIZE IN SOCIAL INNOVATION

Carlos Moedas, EC Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, launched a new Horizon Prize in Social Innovation to improve the mobility of older people during the “Opening up to an era of social innovation” conference in Lisbon on 27 November. … Continue reading

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IDEAS FROM EUROPE FINALISTS CHOSEN IN TALLINN

On 22 November, 28 innovators (one from each European Union member state) competed in the semi-finals of ‘Ideas from Europe’ in Tallinn and shared their solutions to global challenges which include tackling food waste, using innovative technology to diagnose health problems, … Continue reading

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UK GOVERNMENT GUARANTEES TO UNDERWRITE HORIZON 2020 FUNDING

The UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has issued a statement which guarantees funding for UK participants in Horizon 2020 projects also in cases where the project application is submitted before the UK exits the EU and is … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: THE OUTRIGGER MODEL REVISITED

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ Being bold has risks In our blog about a year ago we referred to the “outrigger model”. This is where a company with … Continue reading

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MACRON GIVES SUPPORT TO EU AGENCY FOR DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION

French President Emmanuel Macron, in a much anticipated speech on future reform of the European Union given at the University of the Sorbonne in Paris on 26 September, gave his support to the creation of an EU agency for disruptive … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: MEET ROGER LA SALLE ON 5 OCTOBER IN MUNICH

Roger La Salle will be giving a one-day interactive workshop on 5 October in Munich entitled “Turbo Charge your Business”, together with Dr Tobias Adam of Magnify Innovation Consulting. The event offers a practical hands-on approach to innovation and opportunity … Continue reading

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CONFLICT CREATES INNOVATION

Article published in LinkedIn on 11 August by Jeff DeGraff, Dean of Innovation, Author and Thought Leader, which is an excerpt from his newly published book The Innovation Code. Conflict doesn’t have to be a bad thing. In fact, conflict is … Continue reading

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