Coordinating Innovation

Yoram Bar-Zeev, Managing Director at Enspire Science, writing on what it means to be a Horizon 2020 Project Coordinator. … the coordinator must be constantly active and keep a fluent and open communication channel between all parties while closely monitoring the project’s progress in order to ensure its smooth implementation. Indeed. I’ve lead the coordination of Innovate UK proposals, where … Read More…Coordinating Innovation

Why the future of Scottish construction lies in innovation

The work of the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) Over the next five years, the industry estimates these projects will generate an addition £160m in revenue along with £7.1m in savings. They will also take 70 new products to market, create almost 240 jobs and safeguard almost 800.

Setting the Scope

It’s worth stating what’s in the scope for this blog, and what’s out of scope. I’m sure I’ve said this elsewhere on the site but it’s important enough to emphasise. The scope of the blog covers my opinion, observations on Research & Innovation, extended to anything relevant which I find online. And naturally I’m at liberty to widen the relevance … Read More…Setting the Scope

Regretting Regression

Report by BBC News: The UK will come to “regret” the decision to leave the EU, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has warned. Some of us already are regretting the inward regression by those not prepared to see the good which comes from such collaboration.

It’s All About Collaboration

Great piece by Joe Pacitti, Managing Director of CeeD, writing in the Scotsman: To move towards more revolutionary innovation inherently comes with greater risk as the collaborative forces required to assist the process require more engagement of partners not generally known to the group, and so the process is one which is much more challenging. However, if we continue to … Read More…It’s All About Collaboration