Open Innovation requires a mindset shift

Open Innovation requires a mindset shift

NASA’s Human Health and Performance Directorate is tasked with mitigating the risks to humans in spaceflight. In 2005, the budget for the directorate’s human research and development program was cut nearly in half. But the work was no less important, so managers...
The 95% Commercialization Solution

The 95% Commercialization Solution

Note: This commercialization article was originally published by the National Academy of Inventors in Technology & Innovation (20.4), and was one of their most popular downloads. Available in full on Ingenta.In 1973, a young Israeli man named Yoram Rudy arrived in...
Biomimicry: The Future of Innovation

Biomimicry: The Future of Innovation

Northeast Ohio has long been known as a center for medtech innovation. But there’s another sector in which Greater Cleveland is even more dominant, though this is less well known, even locally: biomimicry, the practice of looking to nature for inspiration for design,...
John Nottingham at TEDxAsburyPark

John Nottingham at TEDxAsburyPark

“I’d like to have you remember the last time you saw something that made you say the word ‘Wow.'” So begins John Nottingham’s TEDxAsbury Park talk, Getting to Wow, on the Paramount Theater stage in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Watch...
Innovation is an “Infinite Game”

Innovation is an “Infinite Game”

This article first appeared in Smart Business, May 2019. Reprinted with permission. by Bill Nottingham Swimmers Michael Phelps and Chad le Clos appeared in one of the most memorable images from the 2016 Olympics. The photo (above) is from the 200 meter butterfly race,...

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