Behind every innovation, there are individual champions, people rather than institutions. Any successful organisation needs to ensure the access to right talent. Capacities and capabilities are better developed in view of major societal and technological changes (e.g. AI, machine learning, VR/AR, aging society, gig/collaborative economy, etc.).
Typically, capacity building is promoted through training and mentoring. Training courses can be established to combine perspectives on the ecosystem and its dimensions, leadership and challenge driven ecosystem governance (e.g. platform and circular economy). Mentoring and ‘entrepreneur in residence’ programmes provide personalised support to the leadership.
Insight Foresight Institute has prepared a research on corporate innovation in Spain in connection with the E2I2 Forum (Education, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Investment) coordinated by the Royal Academy of Engineering. The project consisted of: i) a study of the literature on intrapreneurship, innovation and corporate entrepreneurship, iii) verification of the data with public material, and […]
Luis Delgado and Totti Könnölä (CEO of IFI) write in the EAIE Magazine on the role of international officers in Spanish universities. The analysis of job offers for international officers in higher education in Spain leads to the conclusion that their main goal is to support the recruitment of international students. They often work within […]
The co-founder of IFI, Totti Könnölä co-authored the European Foresight Platform brief on the foresight programme, of which overall objective was to enhance innovation-driven sustainable economic development of the Antofagasta region in Chile. The main purposes of the foresight were to: improve the foresight capability in the region, especially for the partner organisations, enhance collaboration between the industry, government and research […]