Category Archives: collaboration

8 Ingredients For A Great Partnership

What makes a great partnership? You could hope that it just happens spontaneously, but the truth is it takes dedication and care to nurture a business relationship into something that adds real value. The basic goal for any partnership is … Continue reading

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The Magic of Converging Medical Technologies

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” This perfectly sensible quote comes from Arthur C. Clarke, who was best known as a science fiction writer (including 2001: A Space Odyssey) and as an inventor and futurist. Innovation often happens … Continue reading

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Ideas Are Cheap

Innovation is often confused with just having an idea, but innovation is of course having the idea and doing everything else – the R&D, the testing and re-designing to develop a new product/service/process, and then successfully getting it out to … Continue reading

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Is Open Innovation Being Embraced Yet By The Pharma Industry?

Open innovation in the biotech and pharma sector was the hot topic at the recent Open Innovation in Action conference at Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst. The key points raised at the event can be found in the article ‘Open Innovation in the Pharma Industry‘   by … Continue reading

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Connectivity, Collaboration, Challenge: 3 Principles of Open Innovation

I think it’s inevitable that if open innovation is to be successful, there are skills and practices we must all try to improve constantly. Here are three fundamental aspects to everyday work that I think are essential to open innovation: … Continue reading

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