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Smart Cities – Turning challenge into opportunity

The 100 largest cities in the world produce 25% of the planet’s wealth. To succeed more and more cities are going “Smart” in order to meet their biggest challenges and enrich the quality of their citizens’ lives. This unstoppable trend is driving double-digit growth in a trillion-dollar global...

Embracing complexity with value-based risk management

In the current environment uncertainties seem to be everywhere, making strategic planning more difficult than ever. Many companies use enterprise risk management (ERM) as a proven framework for managing risk. However, businesses are now looking to improve their track records when it comes to...

Risk

Making sense of the bioeconomy

Fuels and chemicals produced from bio-based feedstocks, such aswaste wood and agricultural co-products, offer incredible potential.

Utilities & alternative energy Technology & innovation management

IP management 4.0

As the digitalization of society proceeds at a seeminglyunstoppable pace, it brings together industry sectors that used to be breeds apart.

Technology & innovation management

The chemical industry is already quite advanced in terms of...

Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, CEO of Solvay, talks about the European Chemical Industry and the development of Solvay.

Chemicals

Capturing sustainable value from technology: a case for...

Businesses can no longer afford to simply protect their intellectual property (IP) and use it defensively to prevent competitors encroaching on their territory.

Technology & innovation management

Looking Under the Hood of the Internet

Over the last decade, the nature of the traffic for which the Internet and its ecosystem was initially developed has fundamentally changed.

Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

The Future of Agri-Food

The world population continues to grow, and by 2050 a 70% increase in food production will be required to sustain it. Science and technology is widely recognized as being a key enabler to achieving this step change.

Consumer goods & retail Technology & innovation management

Capability Roadmapping – developing the means to an end

Technology roadmaps can be a powerful tool to align research and technology development activities with business aims. However, they are not so helpful when it comes to defining exactly how the company can get there.

Technology & innovation management

The Creativity Era – a new paradigm for business

The new economic environment combines hypercompetition, faster product lifecycles and more empowered consumers to change the rules of the game for companies wanting to succeed. To meet these challenges a new paradigm for business is emerging – the age where creativity wins.

Technology & innovation management