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Innovation and Entreprenurship

 
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RTEC is a corporate group that "works with senior Research, Development, and Engineering executives to drive effective management of innovation priorities and the Research and Technology function.  The Council offers a set of unique services and tools designed to provide Research and Technology leaders with solutions to their most pressing managerial, communications, and decision-making challenges."
 
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NESTA is the UK's National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts – an independent body with a mission to make the UK more innovative. They "invest in early-stage companies, inform and shape policy, and deliver practical programmes that inspire others to solve the big challenges of the future".  They also publish an "Innovation Index" that aims to capture a measure of innovation and its value to an economy.
 
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Giving businesses access to "the world's most creative and innovative people", who work collaboratively to solve problems and develop innovations.
 
Formed in 2007, IdeaConnection takes on Challenges from companies large and small. With diverse teams, world-class facilitators, and a high 'solve' rate, they are solving problems ranging from nanotechnology, virtual reality, biochemistry, to marketing and sociology.

IdeaConnection.com is all about innovation and creative solutions. Solutions to corporate problems and solutions to problems that will benefit the Common Good.
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A US site "for entrepreneurs only" that promises "a dynamic, global network of more than 7,300 business owners in 42 countries. Founded in 1987 by a group of young entrepreneurs, EO is the catalyst that enables entrepreneurs to learn and grow from each other, leading to greater business success and an enriched personal life".
 
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   A US business (based in Washington) that offers consultancy services to companies to enhance their business innovation practice.    

Project and Program Management

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Project management community and resources for IT project managers.  A great US site with plenty of useful infomation, discussion and collateral that's worth a regular check.

Current News and Views

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Selected feeds from a set of some popular blogs and web sites that are talking about product develoment, innovation and current ideas.  An excellent resource and source of the latest ideas and initiatives for a variety of topics. 
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Business news, information and advice for entrepreneurial businesses, innovative startups and fast-growth SMEs in Australia
    

Global Trends

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A great site, independent and opinionated, that claims to be one of the world’s leading consumer trends firm, using a global network of hundreds of spotters, delivering  examples and insights to 160,000 business professionals in more than 180 countries
    


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