A Case Study on the Espresso Mushroom Company A gourmet mushroom growing company fuelled by waste coffee grounds; If one didn’t know that this start-up was based in Brighton, (the home of the UK’s first Green Party MP and notoriously eco-minded), they could pretty well make the assumption. But the Espresso Mushroom Company is much
Entrepreneurial goals and context
A Case Study on Aquapax For a product concept that began amidst a culture of religious fervour, as seventeenth century pilgrims bottled water from religious wells to take home as holy relics, the public perception of bottled water has undergone a dramatic transformation since its origin. It sits now in an increasingly politicised context, as
Servitization This deep dive explores the growing shift towards a service economy with even large scale manufacturers changing their approach.
This is a link to a discussion between David Nussbaum, Chief Executive of WWF and Deborah Meaden, a successful entrepreneur and panelist on the TV series ‘Dragon’s Den’.
In these videos medical staff from Torbay Hospital UK, talk about their work in trying to make improvements to service quality and patient experience Video 1 Video 2 Video 3 You can find transcripts of the videos here
This is a case study of an entrepreneurial venture established to try and solve problems of delivering fresh drinking water in developing countries.Red Button Design Case Study
Discontinuous innovation deep dive
Suzana Moreira transcript
This is a case study highlighting some of the challenges in developing and then growing an entrepreneurial business. Dyson Case Study
Activity: Frugal innovation This is an approach to innovation which is based on the principle of simplification – finding solutions to a problem which solve the problem but without adding unnecessary costs or adding unwanted functions. A description can be found in the ‘Deep dive’ section of the Portal and some case examples include
- Using the 4Ps approach to explore innovation space
- Uses for ….
- Uses for …
- The Way We Do Things Around Here
- Success and Failure in Innovation
- Strategic planning for implementation
- Strategic advantage through knowledge
- Strategic advantage through innovation
- SPOTS – an audit framework for new product or service development