Category Archives: europe

Innovator Creative Spaces

Nice example of innovation network is coming from Bulgaria and theire project is now on Kickstarter. Advertisements

Innovator Creative Spaces

Nice example of innovation network is coming from Bulgaria and theire project is now on Kickstarter.

Connecting Football and Innovations (Croatian Case)

Croatian National Team is pretty good in football, we are in top 20 teams in FIFA rankings for a long time now. So, Croatia is really strong in the most popular sport in the world despite the fact that it

Connecting Football and Innovations (Croatian Case)

Croatian National Team is pretty good in football, we are in top 20 teams in FIFA rankings for a long time now. So, Croatia is really strong in the most popular sport in the world despite the fact that it

What Handball Can(not) Teach Us About Innovation?

What is Handball? It is an olympic sport, but if you are American, British or Italian there is a big chance that you’ve never heard of it. Why? This sport is very interesting, but still it cannot attract major attention

What Handball Can(not) Teach Us About Innovation?

What is Handball? It is an olympic sport, but if you are American, British or Italian there is a big chance that you’ve never heard of it. Why? This sport is very interesting, but still it cannot attract major attention

What’s wrong with innovation in Croatia?

I often hear totally wrong talks about innovation in Croatia. Public opinion about innovators is that those are people, that got rewards on Innovation Fairs. So, when the header in newspapers say: “Our Innovators got 3 gold and 2 silvers

What’s wrong with innovation in Croatia?

I often hear totally wrong talks about innovation in Croatia. Public opinion about innovators is that those are people, that got rewards on Innovation Fairs. So, when the header in newspapers say: “Our Innovators got 3 gold and 2 silvers

First (big) Entrance of Open Innovation to Croatia

With last month’s agreement between Agrokor and NineSigma, we have the first t(big) entrance of  Open Innovation strategy to Croatia. It’s coming from one of the biggest companies in this part of Europe, with cca. 40,000 employees and biggest retail

First (big) Entrance of Open Innovation to Croatia

With last month’s agreement between Agrokor and NineSigma, we have the first t(big) entrance of  Open Innovation strategy to Croatia. It’s coming from one of the biggest companies in this part of Europe, with cca. 40,000 employees and biggest retail

The state of automobile industry through toys

I often play following game with my two sons (5 and 3 years old): we place their cars-toys in rows depending on the country of origin. So, Toyota goes to Japan, Ford to USA, Audi to Germany… At the end

The state of automobile industry through toys

I often play following game with my two sons (5 and 3 years old): we place their cars-toys in rows depending on the country of origin. So, Toyota goes to Japan, Ford to USA, Audi to Germany… At the end

New Innovation Union Scoreboard 2011

With the growth in last year, Croatia find the plave among the Moderate Innovators, together with neighbouring Serbia. Hungray & Italy. Other country in Cental-Eastern Europe Are among Modest Innovators, like Bulgaria, Macedonia & Romaina, Moderate Innovators like Poland, Slovakia

New Innovation Union Scoreboard 2011

With the growth in last year, Croatia find the plave among the Moderate Innovators, together with neighbouring Serbia. Hungray & Italy. Other country in Cental-Eastern Europe Are among Modest Innovators, like Bulgaria, Macedonia & Romaina, Moderate Innovators like Poland, Slovakia

new shopping mall and few old ladies

New shopping Mall is opened. It’s the biggest in the range of 150 km, it has more shops then any other, and it’s looking fine. I saw the opening on TV few minutes ago, among the crowd, there were few

new shopping mall and few old ladies

New shopping Mall is opened. It’s the biggest in the range of 150 km, it has more shops then any other, and it’s looking fine. I saw the opening on TV few minutes ago, among the crowd, there were few

paris, here i come

EF – Live The Language – Paris from Albin Holmqvist on Vimeo.

paris, here i come

EF – Live The Language – Paris from Albin Holmqvist on Vimeo.

singapore no.1 on inno-report

Newest innovation climate study done by Boston Consulting Group (BCG), the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), and The Manufacturing Institute (MI), listed 110 countries according to their Innovation Inputs and Innovation Performance score. This Internation Innovation Index is buid from

singapore no.1 on inno-report

Newest innovation climate study done by Boston Consulting Group (BCG), the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), and The Manufacturing Institute (MI), listed 110 countries according to their Innovation Inputs and Innovation Performance score. This Internation Innovation Index is buid from

wipo patent filings 2008

For the first tiime on chinese company(Huawei) is on top of the list of patent applicants, while Panasonic & Philips are others on top 3.Other companies in top 10 are: Toyota, Robert Bosch, Siemens, Nokia, LG, Ericsson and Fujitsu. Looking

wipo patent filings 2008

For the first tiime on chinese company(Huawei) is on top of the list of patent applicants, while Panasonic & Philips are others on top 3.Other companies in top 10 are: Toyota, Robert Bosch, Siemens, Nokia, LG, Ericsson and Fujitsu. Looking

eu inno scoreboard 2008

Innovation Scoreboard for 2008 is published. As stated in this publication, Innovation leaders are: Sweden, Finland, Germany, Denmark and UK. Above EU average are Austria and France and below are Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal and all “new” members.Fast growers in

eu inno scoreboard 2008

Innovation Scoreboard for 2008 is published. As stated in this publication, Innovation leaders are: Sweden, Finland, Germany, Denmark and UK. Above EU average are Austria and France and below are Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal and all “new” members.Fast growers in

green projects in eastern europe

Green projects in Germany, England, Sweden? This looks promising. But what with eastern part of Europe, specially with smaller countries.If some of the projects would be offered to mayor of big or medium size city in those country, what will

green projects in eastern europe

Green projects in Germany, England, Sweden? This looks promising. But what with eastern part of Europe, specially with smaller countries.If some of the projects would be offered to mayor of big or medium size city in those country, what will

european innovation scoreboard 2008 – 2 part

Once more I will look back to european innovation scoreboard, in the picture you can see the groups of countries depending of their innovation index and the percentage of change in relation to last 4 years.

european innovation scoreboard 2008 – 2 part

Once more I will look back to european innovation scoreboard, in the picture you can see the groups of countries depending of their innovation index and the percentage of change in relation to last 4 years.

cultural map of the world

Inglehart-Welzel Cultural Map of the World marks the nations by 2 main factors. First is importance of religion (traditional/secular-rational values), and second factor is transition from industrial to post-industrial society (Survival/self -expression values). Countries are positioned in a way you

cultural map of the world

Inglehart-Welzel Cultural Map of the World marks the nations by 2 main factors. First is importance of religion (traditional/secular-rational values), and second factor is transition from industrial to post-industrial society (Survival/self -expression values). Countries are positioned in a way you

european inno-scoreboard 2007

The 2007 European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS) was published today. Inno-leaders are Sweden, Finland, Germany, UK, USA… Inno-followers include Austria, France, Ireland… Moderate innovators are Czech republic, Italy, Slovenia… And finally catching-up countries Bulgaria, Croatia (!), Greece, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia…What’s

european inno-scoreboard 2007

The 2007 European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS) was published today. Inno-leaders are Sweden, Finland, Germany, UK, USA… Inno-followers include Austria, France, Ireland… Moderate innovators are Czech republic, Italy, Slovenia… And finally catching-up countries Bulgaria, Croatia (!), Greece, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia…What’s

the future of europe lies in knowledge

Janez Potočnik, member of the European Commission for Science and Research said The Future of Europe Lies in Knowledge at the National Forum on Europe, in Dublin:“We want to improve our quality of life and remain globally competitive. If we

the future of europe lies in knowledge

Janez Potočnik, member of the European Commission for Science and Research said The Future of Europe Lies in Knowledge at the National Forum on Europe, in Dublin:“We want to improve our quality of life and remain globally competitive. If we