To commemorate C. K. Prahalad’s work, strategy+business published an article that was in progress at the time of his death in April 2010. C.K. Prahalad was the Paul and Ruth McCracken Distinguished University Professor of Corporate Strategy at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and the author of The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits
The Innovation Union Flagship Initiative is at the core of the Europe 2020 strategy guiding Europe towards a more competitive, sustainable and inclusive economy. It sets out how Europe will tackle smart growth objectives through a strategic approach integrating research and innovation instruments.
Terry Young, President of Beyond the First World Corporation, outlined a series of models of university-industry cooperation, and valorisation of university IPR. Research universities he says is a recent development,
Innovation ecosystems constitute one of the three fundamental elements of intelligent cities. Connecting the functional and physical characteristics of cities with broadband networks and e-services, innovation ecosystems nourish the spatial intelligence of cities. The paper by Deborah J. Jackson, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, describes a model
The roadmap coordinates digital citywide initiatives that support the efficient exchange of information and services between the public and the City of New York government. It includes a series of applications:
This OECD report analyses the current trends in international investment in innovation and the attractiveness policies already implemented. The book also explores the role of investment incentives that governments tend to give to international investors: their rationale, their impact and their usefulness.