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BUSINESS INSIGHT: 10% INNOVATION FREE TIME – FORGET IT, IT NEVER WORKS

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ Why Innovate? Research has shown that companies that fail to innovate fail to survive. It is essential that progressive companies embed innovation as … Continue reading

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NEW EUROPEAN COMMISSION GIVEN GREEN LIGHT BY PARLIAMENT

The European Parliament gave the green light to Ursula von der Leyen’s college of Commissioners at its session in Strasbourg on 27 November with a comfortable 461 votes in favour, 151 against and 89 abstentions. The new 27-member Commission – … Continue reading

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LUXINNOVATION CELEBRATES 35 YEARS OF ACTIVITY

Luxinnovation, Luxembourg’s national innovation promotion agency, celebrated its 35th anniversary this month. Created by the Ministry of the Economy, the agency has become an essential driver of innovation in the country over the years. Today it manages relations with some … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: BEWARE OF THE OVERLY ZEALOUS INNOVATOR!

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™     Define your goal and stick to it How many times have you been involved with an innovation only to find the … Continue reading

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TII PRESIDENT MOVES TO INNOVATE UK

Dr Martin McGurk, who took over as TII President from Bruno Woeran at the association’s AGM in June this year, left RTC North at the end of September to take up a new post at Innovate UK, part of UK … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: HOW DO WE HANDLE AN “ORPHAN”?

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ Non-core business How often do we come across companies who identify or develop a new product or opportunity, only to discard them as … Continue reading

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THE HISTORY OF INNOVATION IN 50 AGREEMENTS

Throughout history, innovation has been forged in agreement – between inventors and industrialists, between governments and scientists, and between employers and employees. The agreement is the point at which ideas collide and intellectual capital starts to flow. The agreement is … Continue reading

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