From the monthly archives:

June 2011

The Future of Economic Growth

June 22, 2011

Around 1750 the world economy began its amazing transformation with the advent of the Industrial Revolution. What happened then and why did it happen? The short answer is “innovation”, according to Professor Michael Spence, a Nobel Prize laureate in Economics. But where does innovation come from? In the speech below, Spence traces the emergence of […]

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Urbanisation in China

June 15, 2011

The Economist has published the video below, about how China’s citizens are moving from the countryside into cities in record numbers, boosting the economy but making party leaders uneasy. Urbanisation in China Other related posts: Demand driven science park development Millennium Development Goal achieved – What’s next? 2013 is a pivotal year for where we […]

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Innovation trends

June 9, 2011

Over the last year the key topics within the world of innovations has been impacted by social responsibility and sustainability aspects, which can be seen by analyzing the last 12 months of Google searching using Google Insights for Search.  The top area of interest over the last 12 month has been business innovation open innovation […]

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Combating Four Innovation Lies

June 5, 2011

Last Friday we could read an interesting blog post by Scott Anthony. It was about four typical innovation pitfalls. Great article, and I like to comment upon it. The first lie is that you can trust the feedback when asking customers, and instead go for what they do today or if they are ready to spend […]

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