Alisson Ávila, Head of Innovation at the Nova SBE Innovation Ecosystem, explains to us the parallels that exist between "underground subcultures", such as punk, and the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, from the perspective of his own personal experience.
There is a perception among executives at large companies that the main agenda for innovation is related solely to the startup environment and the acquisition of new technologies. Well, this understanding is not complete. Based on the principle of open innovation and the appropriate technique, organizations that want to truly innovate should establish strategic alliances with research centers, universities, suppliers, customers, and startups. The vision should be more broadened and with the proper understanding about ecosystems.
The Nova SBE Innovation Ecosystem has created a unique way to give participants the opportunity to broaden their horizons and get to know some of the best practices in the market. The "business safaris" promise to provide practical knowledge and facilitate networking.
What is social responsibility? What is creating positive impact? Why should companies do it? And what is the role of innovation in all this? These were some of the questions that Anne-Laure Fayard, Full Professor at Nova SBE, and Jwana Godinho, founder of Access Lab & It's About Impact, tried to answer in a debate moderated by Paula Oliveira, founder of now-on consulting and Board Member at Lisbon Project, on January 22nd.
"Whether we like it or not, disruption - and how to lead it - will be the biggest challenge facing companies in 2023," says Rui Coutinho, Executive Director of the Innovation Ecosystem at Nova SBE. Find out why.