Activity – Sources of innovation

Activity: Sources of innovation   Where do innovations come from? Use the chapter in the book on ‘Sources of innovation’ to give you some ideas. Try and generate a list to populate the table below with examples.     Source of innovation Examples R&D laboratories New drugs in pharmaceutical industry Market research New or improved

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Deep dive – Open and user led innovation – OUI

The innovation landscape has changed profoundly in the past decade and there is now considerable emphasis on opening up to new sources of knowledge and to the ideas of users in particular.  In this report you can find an overview of some of these key trends and the emerging properties which they offer. Open_Collective_Innovation

Deep dive – Supply chain learning

Supply chain learning This deep dive explores the theme of shared learning and innovation across supply chains and suggests that the competitive advantage of firms like Toyota owes much to sustained implmentation of this approach

Blackstone entrepreneur’s network

Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network is an initiative to strengthen existing entrepreneurial ecosystems in struggling areas by building a network of master entrepreneurs and connecting them with a pipeline of potential high growth ventures

Activity: Using creativity tools

Activity: Using creativity tools   Choose a problem to work on or select one from the list below.   How to reduce waiting time in a busy coffee shop?   How to persuade people in a busy office to recycle more?   How to improve the flow of people round a busy museum/art gallery and

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