Innovation Management

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    Established markets key for green innovations to live on

    A lot of green technology with great potential to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions are demonstrated in EU-funded projects. Unfortunately, many never reach their full potential due to unclear planning from market actors on what will happen when the project ends.
    – What often is lacking is the knowledge within relevant industry of the growing demand for the technology, says Jonas Norrman, CEO of IMCG, who presents value chains and business models for green innovation at a Smart cities conference in Lyon this week.

  • 5 tips for DSO:s that no longer think that life is that good

    The life as a DSO does not come easy anymore. As a DSO you can no longer work as you always have done. Digitalization, cyber security, renewable energi and consumers turning into prosumers producing their own electricity… No, it’s time to act and adjust your business so it fits the reality of today.

  • Smart City position available – apply now!

    We are looking for a city outside of Europe that wants to know about Smart City solutions being demonstrated on the European market within the energy management, energy efficiency, e-mobility, open data and IoT and citizen engagement and co-creation. Is it that city you?

  • Not a carpenter, still you are to use tools and toolboxes?

    Can you mention one company that doesn’t claim having a number of important tools and toolboxes that are to contribute to ease internal and external processes. Both CEOs, leaders and employees are expected to know where, when, how and why the tools are to be used. Somehow, few feel like Bob the Builder at work. Here are 7 steps to get the toolbox working!

  • 6 things to tackle to avoid market entrance barriers

    We are lucky to work with a lot of people like you – you who are excellent at working in teams and at innovating new techniques, solutions, services and products. We have listed 6 things that- if you put down an effort and work with them – will have a significant impact on increasing your chances for getting what you developed out on the market.

  • Towards a European version of the Smart City concept

    Jonas Norrman is partner at IMCG and works with many smart cities throughout Europe. Here he shares insights on the development of concepts for smart cities in general and the development of European Smart Cities in particular.

  • Focus on the ecosystem that surrounds the innovation

    IMCG is engaged in EU projects where the overall aim is to secure that the technology providers reach market impact. In order to achieve real impact and market success we need to focus on the ecosystem that surrounds a technology. This is what we call the process of innovation management.

  • Smart process industries recycle and reuse water

    Water scarcity is not a trend, it’s a fact. And it highly affects the process industry. The Horizon 2020 project Inspirewater is working to enable the process industry to implement sustainable wastewater treatment solutions. See film clip about smart process industries focusing on reuse and recycling water.

  • Boosting possibilities for market impact

    A market analysis is one important step to get to know your market. No matter how great the technology you are providing is, you won’t make it to the market, if you haven’t studied it. What are the buying habits of your potential customers? Who are your competitors? What are the trends?

  • Benefits generated by a smart city project

    There are many benefits of being in a smart city project. But the really good thing is that you can benefit from the sustainable solutions being demonstrated in a project, even though you’re not a project member. Here’s how!