In its final report, a small group of four high-level experts urges Europe’s leaders to take radical action on research and innovation “before it is too late” and calls for a Pact for Research and Innovation to be signed by political, business and social leaders to show their commitment to creating an Innovative Europe.
The Economist magazine has selected a few expected and unexpected people in its annual prizes that recognise successful innovators.
According to Rob Enderle opinion that is published in TechNewsWorld the major technology trends of 2006 can be grouped in the following categories:
Geneva, 18 November 2005 — The second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society closed today after almost a week of intense negotiations, eight plenary sessions, 308 parallel events organized by 264 organizations and 33 press conferences attracting around 19’000 participants worldwide.
American business executives are enthusiastic about innovation prospects globally, according to the 2005 Innovation Survey released by the Council on Competitiveness and New Economy Strategies. This finding is consistent with the growing evidence of significant investments abroad in science and technology.
America’s leading companies have identified the need to foster innovation as a key tenet of their business strategy. Their success has proven that innovation is everybody’s business, and differentiates the stellar from their less-successful rivals.
At Business Innovation Factory’s Collaborative Innovation Summit (BIF-1), participants and storytellers shared stories about how boundary-less collaboration is transforming how value is delivered in every arena, from health care and education to security and entertainment.