How should the energy sector best respond to the threat of climate change? In this introductory chapter to a forthcoming book, Harvard Business School’s Rebecca M. Henderson and Richard G. Newell of Duke University frame the discussion by highlighting the volume’s contributions concerning four particularly innovative sectors of the U.S. economy: agriculture, chemicals, life sciences, and information technology.
Social networks are more robust than their critics think, though not every site will prosper, and that social-networking technologies are creating considerable benefits for the businesses that embrace them, whatever their size, according to the Economist special report on social networking. The report contends that this is just the beginning of an exciting new era of global interconnectedness that will spread ideas and innovations around the world faster than ever before.
When and why do multinationals group together overseas? Do they agglomerate in the same fashion abroad as they do at home? An answer to these questions is central to the long-standing debate
The Business Innovation Factory’s 5th Collaborative Innovation Summit brought together today’s most compelling innovators, business model renegades and true transformers to discuss innovation success through personal storytelling.
The WAINOVA Atlas of Innovation gives a global picture of the innovation world, its nodes and sub-networks. The Atlas presents the first panoramic vision of science and technology parks (in its broadest meaning, including research parks, technopoles and similar concepts) and business incubators from all over the world.
RegioStars – The Awards for Innovative Projects – form part of the “enhanced communication effort” proposed in the Communication on Regions for Economic Change (COM(2006) 675). The Communication states that “Integral to the communication policy of Regions for Economic Change
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.