SELECTING INNOVATION CHALLENGE PROJECTS

  We help you run innovation challenge projects for better competitive advantage.   So, what are some examples of such projects? Obviously, the answer depends on how you define innovation and/or competitive advantage.   Does innovation necessarily mean something new? How ‘new’ should it be to be labelled ‘new’? Does it need to be a …

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An example of Open Innovation

  • February 12, 2019
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3-D Matrix, a top biotech firm in Japan,  has a market value of roughly $1 billion. It has the most-traded stock on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. 3-Ds main product is PuraMatrix, a hydrogel made of amino acids (the building blocks of proteins) that self-assemble into nanofiber scaffolds in the presence of salt. Shuguang Zhang is the …

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Complexity management for leadership and innovation

Leadership and Innovation by dealing better with Complexity

Here are a few tips on how to lead better, or innovate better, by tackling complexity head-on. Better still, here’s just one core reason why most solutions we produce to deal with complex issues, mostly fail.  Also, you’ll find pointers on how to do better. A complex issue is one that has several actors, each …

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Innovation, Leadership,

Balancing Innovation and Stability through effective Leadership

Here are some pointers on how to break the vicious cycle of desire for improvement and factors that work against it. I am talking of the conundrum in which there is pressure for performance leading to change initiatives, which leads to disruption, which makes it difficult to change, which builds pressure for performance, which leads …

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Mere Efficiency or true Innovation- Role of TRIZ

Being innovative is sooooo misunderstood that I feel strongly pulled to write this. My clinching trigger came after watching how the committees for deciding ‘Most innovation person or product’ are formed. Look at any and you’ll find them packed with highly technical people. As though innovation is a function of high technology! Definitely not. Why …

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