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.
In response to the new business reality of the world VUCA (comes from the words in English: volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity), companies develop their activities, increasingly, in networks of collaborators and develop their own ecosystems to be able to innovate. an agile and connected way. These networks and ecosystems also open opportunities to improve […]
The creation of startups in the Spanish market grows significantly. However, there are very few cases of scallops and high growth firms (HGF). Many things must work correctly for a company to succeed. The systematic management of existing business is not enough, entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs need to drive innovations within the company ecosystem. Insight Foresight Institute […]
Platforms play a fundamental role in digital ecosystems; they are the “medium” in which these ecosystems are developed through the interactions between users, developers and other stakeholders. The irruption of platforms and their associated digital ecosystems generates profound changes in the economy. Insight Foresight Institute faces this challenge by offering a training program. We usually […]
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 […]