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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.

Winter smiling woman in red hat posing in a snowy 2022 11 05 03 31 35 utcThe holiday season is usually a time when businesses bring in part-time and temporary workers to cope with a surge in demand from consumers. Gifts change hands, families and friends go out to celebrate, and the economy hums.

But this time may be different. There's growing uncertainty among retail analysts about spending this fall and a huge number of part-time workers have left the labor force. As a result, more businesses may be looking for flexible workers via online marketplaces.

 

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MicrosoftTeams image 8Even as most of the world talks about disruption in terms of the now—mobility, blockchain, connectivity—futurists and technologists are focused on the emerging innovations that will shape what’s next. Recently, a panel of experts discussed the metaverse, the future of sustainability, and more at a panel sponsored by Lenovo and Intel in partnership with Fast Company at the magazine’s annual Innovation Festival in New York City. Here are three key takeaways from the event.

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With the advent of a digital era, websites and digital platforms have become integral to businesses and personal brands. A solid online and web presence goes a long way to influencing your client and the general community of users. Hence, we see more businesses creating websites for their brands to tell a better story, highlight business functionalities, enhance wider participation and accessible digital presence.

 

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95ac29 d8d568c4ed0c48ec9b6a5c99132c14f9 mv2The great inventor Thomas Edison once said, “So long as the sun shines, man will be able to develop power in abundance.” His wasn’t the first great mind to marvel at the notion of harnessing the power of the sun; for centuries inventors have been pondering and perfecting the way to harvest solar energy.

Image: Researchers developed a new type of solar energy harvesting system that breaks the efficiency record of all existing technologies. (CREDIT: Creative Commons)

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Western woman exploring jaisalmer fort rajasthan 2022 09 16 08 29 52 utcDubai: India is the fastest growing innovation ecosystem in the world where around 102 unicorns have been created in the last few years, Minister of State for Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar has said here.

Speaking at 'Vishwa Sadhhavna' event here on Saturday, Chandrasekhar said that none of these unicorns have famous last names. "They don't have any political connection. They have been built on enterprise and capability, and determination and hard work," he said.

 

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Deloitte logo black 2709284318Brittany Hoover wanted a career change. An adjunct professor teaching at the high school and college levels, she wanted to expand her skills and explore UX design—a growing area with plenty of opportunity. However, to break into the field she’d need training and a portfolio. To get both meant becoming a student again. But the cost put that path out of reach.

 

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Micro organisms cells magnification 2021 08 28 23 39 08 utc  1Can messenger RNA (mRNA) train the immune system to attack cancers that resist conventional treatments? To find out, researchers at Atlantic Health System are conducting a clinical trial, alongside other centres, to evaluate the efficacy of an experimental mRNA vaccine for patients with late-stage melanoma, the most lethal form of skin cancer.

“This trial really resonates with patients,” says oncologist, Eric Whitman, medical director of Atlantic Health’s oncology service line, who is leading the study locally at Morristown Medical Center (MMC) in New Jersey. “They’ve heard how effective mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are; using a similar technology to help their body recognize and destroy melanoma makes sense to them.”

 

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courtesy CicilAfter a decade working in the textile industry, Caroline Cockerman and Laura Tripp knew that they wanted to do something different. They saw the environmental challenges of production, including toxic chemicals, long supply chains, and trend-based products destined to quickly end up in landfills. When they launched a startup of their own, called Cicil, they wanted to build something more sustainable.

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Having conversation with psychologist 2022 05 01 22 57 37 utc"It feels like I'm running on fumes," my colleague Sandra said with a small laugh.

It was my first year building my startup from the ground up, and instead of reading between the lines, I laughed back saying "I hear you. Have you tried a daily exercise routine to give you more energy?"

Sandra just smiled politely and walked away.

 

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Young Entrepreneur Council members discuss financial tips they wish they knew sooner.PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS.When just starting out, many new business owners don't have all the financial tools or experience they may need to run a business successfully. They may rely on their peers, what information they can find online and various business books to get them started, but nothing can truly beat experience when it comes to knowing how to handle and succeed with money in business.

Image: Young Entrepreneur Council members discuss financial tips they wish they knew sooner.PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS.

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Majestic rotate earth orbit sunlight glow galaxy 2021 08 29 03 57 01 utcSolar power has been widely used all throughout the world as more countries opt for renewable sources of energy. However, there is a higher volume of solar energy in space where there is no day, night, and clouds that would limit us from harvesting power from the Sun.

Hence, a group of researchers from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is building a huge satellite that can harvest solar energy and then wirelessly transmit it back to our planet. If the project proves successful, it could power a wide range of places in the world.

 

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