Thursday, February 26, 2015

10 Types of Innovation: Beyond Product R&D

Is innovation always about inventing new products and technologies?  Is the R&D lab the only source of innovation?  Over 120 people braved a bitter cold February evening to learn about a disciplined approach to innovating throughout an organization's business model.  The seminar was lead by Kirk Froggatt (Gemini Chair and Senior Fellow at the Technological Leadership Institute in the College of Science and Engineering).  Real-world insights were provided by a group of panelists from the U of MN Office for Technology Commercialization, Ecolab and Seagate Technologies.