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Here we highlight selected innovation related articles from around the world on a daily basis.  These articles related to innovation and funding for innovative companies, and best practices for innovation based economic development.

Irish Innovation Center coming to San Jose San Jose — The Irish are coming to America — again — this time to a new center slated to open in January in downtown San Jose’s San Pedro Square. ...

Innovation success or culture - which comes first? Many strategic challenges have a "chicken or egg" quandary. In the case of the chicke and the egg, which comes first? Clearly you can't have a ...

Innovation scavenger hunt next month Mass. High Tech and Xconomy alert us to a planned Quest for Innovation on Oct. 9, in which teams of "entrepreneurial leaders & startups, universities, ...

SBIR Agency Profile – USDA The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) makes competitively awarded grants that are to qualified small ...

Jobs' Return Brings Ovation: Where's the Innovation? Steve Jobs' return to the spotlight at yesterday’s Apple music innovation event brought down the house: the legendary CEO received a standing ...

Announcing the 2009 Social Innovation Fellows This morning, PopTech announced the new 2009 class of Social Innovation Fellows, a group of sixteen from around the world who are working on highly ...

BIO Top Brass Meet the Press The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) held a media briefing on Federal policy issues today, with most of BIO's executive staff assembling at BIO headquarters in ...

Cutting-edge tech centers proposed The University of Wisconsin System should create seven centers to focus on cutting-edge work in areas such as nanowire manufacturing, creation of drugs from fungi ...

WSJ: Entrepreneur Cuts Back Amid Recession As chief executive of Perfect Commerce, which made business software, he figured the collapse of the dot.com boom meant he could pick up foundering ...

50 Ways to Foster a Sustainable Culture of Innovation The key is closing the gap between theory and practice. Words are cheap. It's easy to wax poetic about "culture change." It's quite another ...

BW: Two Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Answer Every business needs money. As an investor, I’ve developed a good understanding of what to look for in pitches for investment money. Often, what ...

Science Progress: The Geography of Innovation Innovation is the critical component of long-term economic prosperity, driving productivity growth and (if spread across key sectors of the economy) ...

Crowdsourced or Elite Unit Innovation? A classic dilemma for companies is determining the best way to foster innovation. There are many good books with different approaches. Clayton Christensen’s ...

Reversing assumptions can often lead to innovation Innovation is key to future economic growth. New products and services are essential to the health of businesses. During the development process, ...

BusinessWeek: Where Have You Gone, Bell Labs? America needs good jobs, soon. We need 6.7 million just to replace losses from the current recession, then another 10 million to spark demand over the ...

Basic Economics We All Need To Understand Reading what follows may be of help if you are one who would like to have a better understanding of what the recent and future actions of our government may ...

Indian agriculture needs a jump innovation The world is witnessing urbanisation. In the next few years more than half of the global population will be living in cities. Many of these cities are ...

Recession fuels innovation in IT sector, say experts The economic downturn has offered an opportunity to the IT industry in India to evolve innovative strategies and overcome the weak links of the ...

Swiss Technology transfer projects approved The Swiss National Science Foundation has approved 28 additional technology transfer projects for National Centres of Competence in Research in the hopes ...
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