Quantcast

Latest Innovation Stories

2014-01-30 12:30:08

TechConnect Innovation-to-Corporate Partnering Program accepting submissions through Friday, January 31st for review, showcase and presentation consideration. WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechConnect World and the National Innovation Summit & Showcase, co-located with the National SBIR/STTR Conference, will take place June 15-19 just outside Washington, D.C. at the Gaylord National Convention Center (www.nationalinnovationsummit.com). The combined events create the...

2014-01-24 12:23:02

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is seeking nominations by Friday, January 31 to participate in Destination Innovation, a program highlighting technology advancements emerging from our region. Presented by the NVTC Technology Innovations Committee and Capital Business, the weekly business publication of The Washington Post, Destination Innovation is the place to showcase innovations in front of key players in Northern...

2014-01-22 23:20:36

Florida Homeowner Insurer Recognized for Its Entrepreneurship and Pioneering Approach Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Yesterday, Governor Rick Scott and Florida Secretary of Commerce and President & CEO of Enterprise Florida (EFI) Gray Swoope, announced that People’s Trust Insurance Company has been recognized as the 2013 Enterprise Florida Governor’s Innovators in Business Award winner for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The award recognizes Florida companies in...

2014-01-22 12:27:32

Veterans with 20+ years' experience as senior players at IDEO offer guidance on using design thinking to create more effective business leaders SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In 2012, Silicon Valley veterans with over twenty years' experience as senior players at IDEO formed Innovationship LLC. Today the consultancy announced the availability of services for executive education programs and leadership development firms, and a free twelve-page booklet:...

2014-01-21 16:25:10

Learn how Technology is Influencing the New Direction of Healthcare Innovation CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the ongoing evolution of wireless technology and the rise of connectivity, there is a wave of new possibilities emerging on how to manage aspects of everyday life through these innovations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120203/MM47327LOGO) As the population begins to adopt wearable technology, exciting ideas are already surfacing in the healthcare space....

2014-01-15 14:17:15

What's likely to be the "next big thing?" What might be the most fertile areas for innovation? Where should countries and companies invest their limited research funds? What technology areas are a company's competitors pursuing? To help answer those questions, researchers, policy-makers and R&D directors study patent maps, which provide a visual representation of where universities, companies and other organizations are protecting intellectual property produced by their research. But...

2014-01-14 12:22:11

NineSigma to Host 2014 Innovation Summit, May 14-16 in Cleveland, OH CLEVELAND, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NineSigma, Inc., the leading innovation partner to organizations worldwide, will hold its Innovation Leadership Summit, May 14-16, 2014 at the Global Center for Health Innovation, in Cleveland Ohio. This is the premier industry event for leading innovators and organizations committed to breakthrough achievements through open innovation. Participants will learn how world-changing...

2014-01-14 04:21:17

PARIS, January 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Altran group has launched a collaborative innovation operation for all of its employees, comprising more than 20,000 Innovation Makers[1] throughout the world. THE i PROJECT (whereby "i" stands for innovation) is designed to promote in-house research and innovation by way of a competition open to all Group employees, whatever their profession, industry or country of operation. Candidates must submit their proposition of a useful...

2014-01-13 12:25:53

Esquire.com article recognizes Unequal for high-tech protection GLEN MILLS, Pa., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protective gear from Unequal(®) Technologies, the leading provider of personalized, concealed sports protection, was named the No. 1 tech innovation of 2013 by Esquire.com in the recent blog "A Sexy Geek on the Top 10 Tech Innovations of 2013." Unequal is featured for its multifaceted approach to protection, including outfitting pro football linebacker James Harrison...

2014-01-13 00:20:20

Regulatory Mandates, Changing Consumer Expectations, and Technological Advances Are Driving Increasing Innovation, According to New Research by The Boston Consulting Group DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The global automobile industry is entering a new golden era of innovation and advancement, and the ability to innovate in four key areas--power train, lightweight materials, connectivity, and active safety and assisted driving--will be a major factor in individual carmakers' success in...


Latest Innovation Reference Libraries

45_660cbd20937eedca3eeaab542a9903ee
2010-10-11 21:19:19

Velcro is a brand name, two layered system of fabric hook-and-loop fasteners. There is a "hook" side, which is a piece of fabric covered with tiny hooks, and a "loop" side, which is covered with even smaller and "hairier" loops. Pressing the two sides together will cause the hooks and loops to catch and hold the pieces together. The hooks and loops can be made of various materials, although the first was made of cotton, which turned out to be impractical. Today the most common material is...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
Related