Igniting Innovation: Grace Chew of Hydroemission
A whiff of success through open innovation Understanding your core competency and aligning your goals with collaborators are key to open innovation, says Grace Chew, CEO of Hydroemission.  More than just a buzzword, sustainability is now becoming a key differentiator for companies. By taking into account the environmental impact of the products and services they offer, enterprises can appeal to a wider...
Delicious Disruption—Trends in Food Innovation
Spicing up the F&B industry with technology  If you thought whipping up a good meal was just about putting food over a fire, think again. Blockchain, AI and 3D printing are some of the latest trends in food innovation.    Few things in this world unite people as much as food. Different cultures create different cuisines to be consumed by...
Bridging Minds and Building Networks
Beating disruption at TechInnovation 2018 Whether you are a business owner looking to stay ahead of the curve of an inventor with the next big thing, meet your match at TechInnovation 2018 Amid a business landscape rife with disruption, enterprise owners cannot afford to rest on their laurels. While a product, service or business model may be viable in the present, there...
Getting Smart about Intellectual Property
Know which IP strategy works for you  Ideas and inventions can have immense commercial value, but not all intellectual property (IP) are alike. Find out which type of IP is most suitable for you.      When someone trespasses on private property, the owner of the property calls the police, and the trespasser is fined or sent to jail for...
To Innovate, Why Not Collaborate
Tips for collaborative innovation  Collaboration is one of the flagship strategies of open innovation for business growth   More than 15 years ago, American organisational theorist Professor Henry Chesbrough noticed a shift away from the old paradigm of siloed research and development (R&D) towards a different model of innovation that was more borderless and fluid. He coined the term ‘open innovation’...
A Shout-out to the Crowd
Unlocking the power of crowdsourcing Accessing new ideas and innovations at lower cost is possible with crowdsourcing. Tap on IPI's Online Marketplace to reach the right crowd.   It’s been said that “two heads are better than one” and “many hands make light work”. These phrases allude to the power of crowdsourcing—a combination of the words ‘crowd’ and ‘outsourcing’—whereby a person or organisation...