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Competition aims to stimulate innovative entrepreneurial concepts

The Step-Up Technology Innovation Competition aims to secure several innovative ideas, processes, technologies and products, which will then be incubated and developed for commercial application, and will run until the end of September this year, says development support organisation Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) COO Mkhululi Mazibuko. The competition aims to gather ideas, entrepreneurs, inventions and […]

First bio-innovate regional scientific conference

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This morning the program’s first gathering of its constituent scientific projects started in Addis Ababa. The three-day event was opened by Theresa Sengooba and aims to share the successes and challenges of implementing Bio-Innovate’s activities in the eastern Africa region. Tags: bioinnovate, innovative, bioscience innovation, africa, regional

The Seven Essential Characteristics of Innovative Companies

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p5rn7vb What makes a company innovative? Innovation is nothing more than a tool that enables companies to achieve unique, strategic goals. It should not simply be a slogan, nor an end unto itself, argues Jeffrey Baumgartner. To be truly innovative, an organization should have seven essential characteristics. Go to Source Tags: seven essential characteristics, innovative, […]

Female students scoop award for innovative concept at Innovators Summer School

Kampala, 11 August 2012 (ECA) – Two female students from Kyambogo University and Makerere University scooped the Award for the Most Innovative Concept based on their proposed “Blood Grouping Strip” concept. Ms Bagayana Shiellah and Achem Rose conceived and developed the concept during the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa supported Innovators Summer School 2012 […]

What determines the innovation capability of firm founders?

Innovative start-ups, not start-ups in general, seem to be important drivers of economic growth. However, little is known about what such firms look like. As activities of start-ups are strongly related to firm founders, we investigate this question focusing on the innovation capability of firm founders. We find that the combination of different founder characteristics […]