Category Archives: People

21 ENTREPRENEURS QUALIFY FOR 2020 EU PRIZE FOR WOMEN INNOVATORS

Alhough there are more women than men in Europe, only 16% of European start-ups are founded or co-founded by women, and a mere 6% have all-female founding teams. First launched in 2011, the EU Prize for Women Innovators was created … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: MEASURING INNOVATION

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ The all-important metrics! We have always subscribed to the concept that “If you can’t measure it you can’t manage it”. This of course speaks to … Continue reading

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STAR-STUDDED VIRTUAL CONCERT RAISES SOME €6.5 BILLION FOR COVID-19 VACCINE

Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Hudson, Shakira and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson teamed up with the European Commission and the advocacy group Global Citizen for a fundraising drive that raised €6.5 billion for research to find a vaccine for the coronavirus. … Continue reading

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2020 MISSION INNOVATION CHAMPIONS NAMED

Mission Innovation (MI) is a global initiative of 24 countries and the European Commission (on behalf of the European Union) working to reinvigorate and accelerate global clean energy innovation with the objective of making clean energy widely affordable. The MI … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: WHY DOES IT TAKE A CRISIS?

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ A most simple equation Profit of course is a most simple metric for business outcomes, indeed the very reason the business exists. There … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: CHANGE MY TITLE – CHANGE THE OUTCOME

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ So, what’s my job? It’s very interesting how a job title or the very name of a department can become a burden that … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING ZEC WORLD, CONNECTING HUMANS, ORGANISATIONS AND LIFE

In his latest book “ZEC World Connecting Human, Organisation, Life” (available in English and French), the Canadian-born writer, inspirational speaker on innovation and evolutionary accountant Guy R. Cloutier, gives his vision of the role of the human as he/she is … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: BUT IS IT A GOOD IDEA?

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ Even the best ideas can fail All new business initiatives start with an idea. Yet even some of the best ideas fail in … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: INNOVATION – A SIMPLE EXERCISE IN THINKING?

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ Innovation – A simple exercise in thinking? Why do only 50% of people get this right? Alternatively, 50% get it wrong; and we … Continue reading

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ESIR EXPERT GROUP MEMBERS ANNOUNCED

On 27 January, the European Commission announced the 16 experts that will provide independent advice on how future EU research and innovation policy can best support sustainable development and the Von Der Leyen Commission’s priorities. The experts are appointed in … Continue reading

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