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2010-10-29 14:55:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While antiquated business models and organizations entrenched in tradition are still the norm in America, open innovation by some of the most progressive businesses and universities in our country, plus a new generation of tech-savvy entrepreneurs, are poised to change the way the US does business. A forum, "Can Open Innovation Regain America's Competitive Edge?" convened by Arizona State University President Michael Crow, brought together...

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2010-10-06 11:30:00

Data provide first look at incidence of innovation by businesses operating in the United States Preliminary figures from the Business R&D and Innovation Survey (BRDIS)--fielded for the first time in 2009--indicate that some 22 percent of companies in manufacturing industries reported one or more product innovations (goods and/or services) in the period 2006-08 and about 22 percent introduced process innovations (new methods for manufacturing or production; logistics, delivery,...

2010-10-05 10:42:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) has again been named a Maplecroft Climate Innovation Indexes (CIIs) Leader, ranking first in the chemical industry subsector and fourth overall among the largest U.S. companies evaluated for their climate-related innovation and carbon management programs. The Maplecroft CIIs are calculated by Bloomberg and based on evaluations by global analysis firm, Maplecroft. An initial universe of approximately 1,300 US stocks with a...

2010-06-15 15:20:14

Billions spent yet millions live in poverty: Radical change needed in science, technology and innovation Out-of-date innovation policy is undermining unprecedented opportunities for development aid to improve the environment and combat global poverty, according to a new Manifesto published today. We live in an era of rapid scientific advance yet poverty is deepening, the environment is in crisis and progress towards the Millennium Development Goals has stalled. In the report, Innovation,...

2010-06-07 23:07:00

BOSTON, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Invention Machine, the innovation software company, today announced it has added several new resellers in the Americas to meet the growing demand for its innovation software, Invention Machine Goldfire. These new companies are joining forces with Invention Machine as more and more organizations are looking to boost and sustain their innovation process to enhance their competitive-edge. In addition, Goldfire is gaining popularity among scientists and...

2010-05-24 07:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 IdeaFestival will be held September 29 to October 2 at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville, Kentucky, where global innovators, thought leaders and thousands of participants from around the world will come together to explore important ideas and dynamic new innovation. Over the course of four days over 40 speakers and performers will delve into topics like the future of design, the merging of mind, body and machine, the...

2010-05-06 11:08:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 11, in conjunction with its Spring edition launch, the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal will bring educational innovators from the Greater Philadelphia area to discuss quality education within our region. The goals of the forum, entitled "Disrupting Class: What Our Education System Will Look Like When Transformation is Complete," are to discuss disruptive innovation and to create a common vision among private and public stakeholders in...

2010-04-15 08:00:00

NASHUA, N.H., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Manufacturing design technology consultant M2 Technologies has become an Authorized Reseller of Invention Machine Goldfire and now provides innovation software that will help customers deliver the right products the first time. The technology combines proven innovation workflows and collaboration capabilities with precise access to corporate and external knowledge. Invention Machine Goldfire is a unique innovation intelligence platform that...

2010-03-03 11:03:00

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Times to present The Innovation Experience: Use the Power of Diversity to Build, Change and Grow Your Business on March 29, 2010 in New York City. Led by Frans Johansson, author of the best selling book, The Medici Effect, participants will learn how to use diversity to drive innovation. Frans Johansson, leading innovation and diversity expert, has created The Innovation Experience as a way to teach companies and individuals how to put the...

2010-03-02 10:41:00

Net neutrality will hurt private investment, impede consumer friendly innovations WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Consumer Institute released today a study on innovation by companies in the Internet ecosystem. The study, which surveyed available data and literature, found that broadband network providers are a leading source of both innovation and new investment in Internet infrastructures. The study found that new Internet regulations, including those now...