Philine Warnke works at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI). Her talk is titled: The futures of innovation and innovation policies and she is at Lift France 11 because of the Innovation Futures (INFU) program. From the introduction: Innovation is changing in many ways. New meanings, new actors, new models, new motivations … Continue reading The Futures of Innovation and Innovation Policies
A new platform has just been launched in beta. It is called Imagination for people, a collaborative platform dedicated to social innovation. The projects listed on the platform have to be for the public good, they have to be disruptive (so a "worldwide first") and it needs to be able to scale. We were presented … Continue reading 8 disruptive pitches
One theme at Lift France 2011 is Care. It is introduced as follows: From patient networks to personal genomics, from the quest for autonomy and well-being to do-it-yourself bio, new technologies and new business models are getting ready to transform the world of healthcare. Are the players ready? First up is Paul Wicks a research … Continue reading Disruptive innovation in healthcare and well-being
The first true theme of the conference is Urban, who needs to become smart in tomorrow's cities. From the introduction: We want cities to become greener, safer, more competitive, more inclusive, more vibrant or easier to move in. To achieve that takes more than great engineering and determined leadership, yet this is what most models … Continue reading Who needs to become “smart” in tomorrow’s cities?
Joëlle Liberman (Égérie Research) and François Jégou (Strategic Design Scenarios) are hosting a session titled Innovaton Futures, Innovating within innovation challenges. This workshop is based on an European project titled Innovation Futureswhich is a foresight exercise on emerging patterns of innovation. From their introduction: How is innovation changing and which challenges innovation will have to … Continue reading Innovating within innovations challenges…