Collaborative innovation state of play in Europe: a view from Silicon Valley
While 97% of EU corporations have carefully analyzed their needs for open innovation, implementation is lagging behind by far. Too much innovation effort is spent on improving internal processes (e.g. simplification of procurement — 54%), without a dedicated executive innovation champion (46%).
Digital innovation: the chance for Europe
European innovation can be fostered through the active participation of big European corporations. European corporations don't speak the same language as the European start-up world, and thus there is a need for corporate innovation programmes.
Transatlantic innovation: shall we up the game?
According to last year’s report from The Bay Area Economic Council, ties are pretty strong between Silicon Valley and Europe and our innovation economies are getting more and more integrated.
The European Digital Single Market: What's in for businesses?
On 6 May 2015, the European Commission unveiled its proposals for the European Digital Single Market with the aim to tear down regulatory walls and move from 28 national markets to a single one, opening up digital opportunities for people and businesses.
The Extended European Paradox: What is it and why does it matter?
The term "European Paradox” was firstly used by the European Commission to define the European phenomenon of having good higher education systems, good research infrastructure and results but failing to translate this into marketable innovations.