Igniting Innovation—Adec Thng of EnergyNova
Fuelling the future with open innovation Cleaner energy sources are needed now more than ever before, and Adec Thng of EnergyNova is confident that hydrogen fuel can provide for society's energy needs. As far as climate change is concerned, one greenhouse gas has a particularly bad rap—carbon dioxide. Produced in vast quantities from the burning of fossil fuels and persisting in the...
A Clarion Call to Innovate
Spotlight on the IoT Innovation Challenge 2018 Experts from Aztech and Singtel weigh in on how innovation challenges spark creativity and broaden the scope for open innovation.  Ideas are in abundance if you only know where to look. As companies seek to gain a competitive edge in their respective industries, they are becoming more receptive to ideas that originate externally, embracing the...
A How-to Guide for Challenge-driven Innovation
Driving open innovation with clear problem statements Learn how to craft useful and practical problem statements for challenge-driven innovation at IPI's next Open Innovation Workshop in October 2019 It’s been said that “necessity breeds innovation”. Yet, defining necessity can be a challenge in itself. For companies keen on executing a strategy of open innovation, figuring out what needs to change, or what...
A Springboard for Budding Innovations
The insider view on technology commercialisation  Explore the possibilities for industry-academia collaboration (and more) at IPI's Technology Commercialisation Workshop    Business-as-usual no longer cuts it as a viable corporate strategy in a world of technological disruption. Constant innovation is now viewed as a critical strategy for growth, so companies are increasingly looking beyond their four walls for ideas that add...
Igniting Innovation—Bashir Ahmad of Liquinex Group
Bringing clean water to the masses with open innovation The sharing and co-development of synergistic water purification techniques will help secure the world's supply of clean, drinkable water, says Bashir Ahmad, CEO of Liquinex Group. Although nearly 70 percent of the Earth is covered in water, only a small fraction of it is drinkable, and worldwide, some 2.1 billion people lack access...
Nuts & Bolts - Finesse in Future Factories
Manufacturing gets an update  From gripping to welding and augmented 3D printing, these three TechOffers could increase the precision and productivity of factories and assembly lines.   Machines are increasingly being used on the manufacturing floor to carry out picking and placing, integrating and assembling parts and components in a tightly orchestrated dance. But with miniaturisation and increasing complexity of...