Technology Empowers Innovation

Technology Empowers Innovation

We preach the “soft science” of products that just work — the first time and every time — no matter how complex their functions. Truly innovative technology enriches the user’s life, without dictating how it must be used. It solves problems, offers efficiencies and...
Biomimicry, the ancient, cutting-edge science

Biomimicry, the ancient, cutting-edge science

Nature is the ultimate innovator, but learning from it requires a new kind of thinking Many creatures can change the color of their skin. Octopuses and cuttlefish can change the texture as well, ranking them among nature’s masters of camouflage. That’s why the U.S....
CWRU & Nottingham Spirk Partnership for Innovation

CWRU & Nottingham Spirk Partnership for Innovation

Case Western Reserve University is already one of the top-20 schools in the nation for research funding. But the expanding thinkbox facility will make CWRU unique not just in academia but the growing national Maker Movement and Nottingham Spirk is pleased to be...
Shattered Glass: The Value of a “Soft Launch”

Shattered Glass: The Value of a “Soft Launch”

In May 2013, Bloomberg News declared that Google was “winning the innovation war against Apple.” Google is winning this war because it has a better innovation process. The key to Google’s process is its “launch and iterate” approach. This means almost every new...
Spur Innovation, Go All In

Spur Innovation, Go All In

R&D Innovation Quotes Investors.com, powered by Investor’s Business Daily, includes R&D quotes from John Nottingham, co-president of Nottingham Spirk on how to spur innovation. The key to innovation is putting in place, “a process for generating...

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