Innovation has become increasingly global, and over 75% of new research and development (R&D) sites planned over the next three years will be established in China and India, according to a recent survey on global R&D networks jointly conducted by INSEAD and Booz Allen Hamilton.
The European Parliament has adopted the first “Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme” (CIP). Between 2007 and 2013, some 350,000 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will receive € 3.6 billion in EU support to invest in all forms of innovation and growth.
“Symposium on the “Globalization of Innovation: Industry Trends and Professional Workforce Implications” sponsored by the Board on Science, Technology and Economy Policy of the U.S. National Academies took place on April 21, 2006 at Washington DC.
On May 16 WIRED Magazine announced the winners of the seventh annual WIRED Rave Awards, honouring leading innovators in 16 categories. It is the magazine’s annual salute to the “People Changing Your Mind”, rebels and revolutionaries shaping the Wired world.
The SUPER-SME (SUpporting Potential and Existing Research intensive SMEs) project aims to contribute to the objective of raising the intensity of research expenditure and activity of enterprises in the participating regions through a mix of activities.
Each year, Technology Review magazine identifies 10 technologies that are worth keeping an eye on. This year’s list spans a broad range of disciplines, from life sciences to nanotechnology to the Internet, but the technologies have one thing in common: they will soon have a significant impact on business, medicine, or culture.
The Global Innovation Outlook (GIO), has opened up IBMs’ technical and business forecasting processes to include external leaders from business, academia, the public sector, NGOs and other influential constituents of the world community.