Inventors of the World’s Fastest Coronavirus Detection Device This machine was not purposefully designed for detecting the coronavirus Dr Hong, HKUST Research Team About the device With the latest microfluidic chip technology, the device can detect the virus in just 40 minutes from sampling to testing, compared to the currently-used polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology
While launching an open-innovation challenge is a fantastic idea, launching a successful one is not always that easy. There are numerous pitfalls to avoid and this initiative can easily turn into a bad buzz.
A successful recipe… This article was written by Jean-Vincent Delli Zotti. Microsoft has positioned itself as a learning company. Its culture is shifting from “we know everything there is to know about our business” to “we don’t know everything but we are willing to learn”. This change of posture has given birth to multiple initiatives aimed at fostering
This month, three global banks opened up their own innovation labs in Singapore. The fact that Bank of China, Australian Westpac and Deutsche Bank have all opened innovation labs in Asia demonstrates the shift in mentality for larger corporates and institutions towards innovation and an increasingly common pivot towards the East. Why Singapore? It’s not
It is an incredibly exciting time to be involved in innovation in Asia. In an increasingly connected world, there is a fast-developing community of innovators and entrepreneurs in Asia. According to the 2017 Top 100 Global Innovators report, Asian companies are outperforming the rest of the world in terms of commercializing and creating more impactful
The talent war is raging on. And on this particular market that is employment, high standard candidates are gold and companies are ready to do anything to recruit them in order to boost their employer brand. It’s no secret, job market undergoes profound change: a permanent rise of passive job seekers which represents two thirds
For many years, Corporate Venturing has been a trendy topic for companies looking to finance their innovation. Grasping new Business Model, obtaining competitive intelligence… This kind of method shows many advantages and is attractive for companies wishing to implement innovation in their traditional markets. In 4 years, these investment funds have more than doubled,
Boosting its digital transformation is the goal of almost every single company on this football called planet earth. If some approaches work better than others, internal open innovation challenges are still at the top of our list. Agility, intrapreneurship, digital acculturation, learning by doing, etc. These words, abruptly said by major companies, are actually quite
First thing first: take a look at the Fortune 500 companies in 1955 v. 2017: only 60 firms (12%) that made the list in 1955 are still on the list in 2017. 88% of the companies have either merged (or were acquired by) another organization, gone bankrupt, or still exist but have fallen from the
In the age of the digital company, the practice of older employees passing on their knowledge and expertise to younger colleagues is being turned on its head. If your company is working on its digital transformation, then you must have felt the need to bring Generation X and Y together. And reverse mentoring is the
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