Innovation Management

  • 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!

  • Let us introduce you to 100 smart cities

    IMCG knows over 100 smart cities and got connections both at a city level and works with key organisations and companies within the cities. We match your products and services with the smart cities’ needs. Let us introduce you to a world of smart cities!

  • Smart cities replicate – do you?

    Want to join the smart cities in Europe? Do as the Chilean delegation that visited Gothenburg recently for a demonstration of some of the sustainable solutions that are part of the IRIS project. A wide network of smart cities is available for you.

  • IRIS – innovation for sustainable growth

    The EU-project IRIS Smart Cities aims to develop and replicate smart solutions for cities to become increasingly energy efficient, sustainable and attractive for their inhabitants. This week an international project meeting was held in Gothenburg.

  • Car companies as smart city enablers

    To regard car manufacturers as being responsible for space scarcity and pollution is obsolete. IMCG works with an automotive industry adapting to an era of increasing urbanization, regulation and cities that are becoming smart.

  • Swedish innovation selected as speaker at Smart Cities India 2018 Expo

    International: The innovation project LoV-IoT – environmental monitoring of air and water with IoT Technology, has been selected by the conference committee of the 4th Smart Cities India 2018 Expo to speak at the panel discussion within the topic: IoT applications, services and real implementations. The conference takes place in New Dehli on the 23-25 of May.

  • When a patent isn’t enough

    When an innovative collaborative project starts to show results that can be commercialized, a general agreement like a Consortium Agreement is not enough. IMCG works strategically with IPR management in several EU-projects and we encourage partners not only to rely on the Consortium Agreement, but to sign legal documents regulating details minimizing the risk for legal disputes and maximizing the possibility for the outcome of the fruitful collaboration to reach market impact.

  • About to pitch for investors? Here are four tips for you!

    In a pitch you usually only have a couple of minutes in order to get a potential investor interested in your invention. You will stand in front of people who don’t share your interest for technical details and who don’t have your knowhow regarding that area. IMCG lists 4 tips on how you get through to the investor.

  • Winning EU-application: Millions to project for climate-smart solutions

    Gothenburg has together with six European cities been granted 18 million Euros (just over 175 million Swedish Crowns) by the EU, for a five-year project. The application is rated number one by the EU commission.
    – To have a good project idea isn’t enough if you want to receive a high score. You also need to have an excellent plan for the realisation of it and a clear picture of expected impact on society, says, Magnus Andersson, partner at IMCG and one of the key people in the creation of the winning application.