Innovation and competitive watch: the role of investment funds – Part 2 : Alstom

Alstom How to detect innovative technologies Operating both within the fields of power (Alstom Power and Alstom Grid) and transportation (Alstom Transport), the core business of the Alstom Group is subject to an innovation imperative: both into adjacent territories, and into disruptive technologies, markets and business models. Smart grids are an illustration of this imperative, as they produce power that is both delocalized and adjusted to the fluctuations of capacities and needs. Since 2007, the « I Nove You » program has reinforced the focus on innovating projects, leading to a permanent competitive watch on innovations falling the business domains of the Group. How does Alstom detect high potential start-ups, how does it then support their development, and finally, how

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Innovation and competitive watch: the role of investment funds – Part 1: SEB

For any organization, the strategic decision to innovate in a domain is accompanied by the choice of an innovation management model, typically characterized by its degree and form of openness to other actors participating in the domain. The challenge of innovation increasingly requires resources to be shared in order to explore a common domain, whether it be technological applications, social usage patterns or markets. This reality is all the more unavoidable when innovation aims to introduce a break in technology or in the market. Breakthroughs being hard to create within mature organizations, their effective implementation tends to be supported by various kinds of strategic openness. For numerous industrial groups, the choice of an innovation management model takes two main solutions

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PRESANS: selected to participate in the Grenoble Innovation Fair

On the 20th and 21st of October, PRESANS will be presenting X-Search at the Grenoble Innovation Fair. About the Grenoble Innovation Fair The Grenoble Innovation Fair is a European forum for innovation-oriented startups, laboratories, and industry. For its third edition Grenoble Innovation Fair is broadening its scope to cover more new or emerging innovations in Europe, welcoming 150 start-ups and laboratories in an exhibition space dedicated to networking with industry and technology demonstrations. More than 1,500 people from all over Europe will be taking part in GIF11 to : Develop their innovation networks Identify opportunities for collaboration Discover unsuspected sources of innovation PRESANS will present X-Search PRESANS was selected by the organizers to present X-Search, the Worldwide Expert Search Engine.

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