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TII INNOVATION DIALOGUE IN VAASA

TII held its 2017 annual meeting on 23-24 March in the western Finnish city of Vaasa, better known as home to the highest concentration of businesses in the energy sector in the whole country. To celebrate this fact and to raise … Continue reading

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BRUNO WOERAN RE-ELECTED AS PRESIDENT, BOARD WELCOMES 3 NEW MEMBERS

TII President, Bruno Woeran, currently EU Affairs Manager at Merinova (energy cluster centre) in Vaasa, was re-elected at the TII Board meeting on 24 March for another 2-year term. Bruno looks foward to accompanying the association in its transition to … Continue reading

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PRIZE WINNERS OF 2017 WOMEN INNOVATORS CONTEST ANNOUNCED

The four winners of the 2017 EU Prize for Women Innovators were announced at a ceremony at the European Parliament in Brussels on 8 March, International Women’s Day. They received their prizes from Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES?

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ What are the consequences? Each Matrix Thinking diagrams carries a bold banner called “Consequential Change”. This asks you to think about the consequences … Continue reading

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GLOBAL SCIENCE MARCH ON 22 APRIL

The idea for the rally, planned for Washington DC and some 20 European cities including Amsterdam, Brussels, Edinburgh, London and Paris, was sparked on January 20 in response to news that all references to climate change had been deleted from … Continue reading

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EIT INNOVATORS RECEIVE FORBES RECOGNITION

Eighteen entrepreneurs affiliated with the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) have been recognised in the second annual Forbes 30 under 30 Europe list, which honours 300 of, “the brightest young entrepreneurs, breakout talents and change agents” in 10 … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: DISTANCE – CURIOUS TO SAY THE LEAST!!

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™, who was our luminary speaker at the TII 2016 conference in Barcelona.  Distance – curious to say the least!! A surprise to me… … Continue reading

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