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Wooden Mosquito - technology choices according to ideology feat

Do you make technology choices according to your ideology?

Faced with the question of whether they make technology choices according to ideology, most people involved in R&D would say “Of course not”. But the truth is more complex.... more»

R&D Management Conference 2017 Leuven

A busy time in Leuven!

R&D Management Conference 2017 attendants from academia and business were able to challenge and discuss their insights and the many still open questions we face and dare to ask.... more»

Dr Letizia Mortara

Letizia Mortara to head up new R&D Management Conference office

Dr Letizia Mortara has been appointed head of the R&D Management Conference Office, a new position announced by RADMA chairman Jeremy Klein at the 2017 Leuven conference.... more»

VisLab - The Italian way to Open Innovation - Technology Transfer

The “Italian way” to Open Innovation

Rapid changes in the external environment require organizations to embrace the paradigms of ‘Open Innovation’ and ‘Open organization’. Here three different approaches are discussed to show how Italian firms are taking such paradigms from theory to practice.... more»

LAB-FAB-APP - Investing in the European future we want

Innovation deficit at heart of Europe’s slow growth

At the heart of Europe’s slow growth lies its innovation deficit. Europe does not capitalise enough on the knowledge it has and produces.... more»

Pentathlon Framework R&D Today

Jeremy Klein opens R&D Management Conference

A structured approach to R&D Management helps to de-risk innovation and this is why sharing best practice is vital for the discipline, Dr Jeremy Klein, chair of RADMA, said to delegates at the R&D Management Conference... more»

Stretch

“Stretch”: A cracking recipe for plant performance

“Stretch” is the mechanism by which established capital equipment continues to improve in terms of process and product technology and make higher output and new products long after they are built.... more»

Open innovation implementation

Is your leadership style hindering open innovation implementation?

New open innovation implementation implies strategic changes which of course in turn represent a different level of risk. These individual types of risks are easier to be tackled by CEOs with certain characteristics than others, as author Joonmo Ahn explains.... more»

Open Innovation prospector strategy

5 essential tips to implementing an open innovation approach in your organization

Your approach to Open Innovation should be defined by the corporate strategy, say Professor Ellen Enkel. A defender’s strategy needs a different approach to a prospector and culture will eat strategy for breakfast if you don’t selected the right people. She gives her 5 tips for success.... more»

Strategic thinking - analytical or intuitive

Analytical or Intuitive – finding a sweet spot for strategic thinking

There are at least two modes styles of thinking that managers appear to follow in developing their strategy: intuitive and analytical.... more»