6 Sources of innovation

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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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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Activity: Pattern recognition

Activity: Pattern recognition   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 avoid

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Joseph’s

Joseph’s   You aren’t going to find any technicolor dreamcoats just yet but for shoes, jewellery, accessories, even a DIY crocheted beanie hat, you might want to add Joseph’s to your shopping list. For the past year a new shop just off the main pedestrian precinct in Nuremberg has been offering a glimpse into the

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Yellowberry

Yellowberry case study  This case describes a start-up in the field of teenage clothing and highlights a number of themes including user-led innovation.