What it Takes to be a Biomedical or Clinical Entrepreneur

Biomedical or clinical entrepreneurs are not just doctors, scientists and engineers who create businesses. Instead, they are those who pursue opportunity with scarce resources under conditions of uncertainty with the goal of creating user defined value through the deployment of biomedical or clinical innovation. As such they can assume many roles in the value creation pipeline such as technopreneurs, intrapreneurs ...

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How Ratan Tata avoided a ‘Kodak Moment’

Imagine the scene. It’s the early hours of the morning. A young engineer lies awake, unable to sleep because of the excitement. After what seems like an hour of trying to find a comfy position to nod off, he checks the clock. Just fifteen minutes have elapsed since the last time he looked! He worries about how tired he’ll be ...

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Bill Gates Wants You To See The World This Way

(Warning: Once You Do You Can’t Un-See It) Every so often an image flashes across our collective social consciousness that forever changes how we see the world and ourselves. This is one of them. Every so often something comes along that dramatically alters our perception of the world. These are social memes that are utterly simplistic but yet incredibly profound. ...

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Intrapreneurship is for employees, and business units at Deutsche Bahn

Tobias Taut is venture architect at Deutsche Bahn, and an enthusiastic venture builder. What a great title! Managing the intrapreneurship program DB Intrapreneurs, means for Tobias building amazing digital services, and enabling people in their innovation ambitions to create tangible and sustainable value. To boost intrapreneurs projects, Tobias also shares his skills in business modelling, lean startup, and design thinking. What is ...

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How Fantasy Becomes Reality

When H.G. Wells was born in 1866, there was no electricity or cars or even indoor plumbing. Still, his active imagination conjured up a world of time machines, space travel and genetic engineering. This was all completely fantasy, but his books foresaw many modern inventions, such as email, lasers and nuclear energy. It’s no accident that people who invent the ...

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What does good REALLY look like?

Manchester, 1955. The table tennis club has four tables. Beginners start at Table Four, down on the right. If you win, you move left. At Table One, the winner stays on. Anyone can find a game at the club, but the standard at Table One is high –those players are junior championship contenders: young, fit, serious about their equipment, dressed ...

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Intel Has Figured Out How To Compute In 3 Dimensions And It Could Put The Company Back On Top

In 1965, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore published a remarkably prescient paper, which predicted that the number of transistors on a computer chip would double about every two years. For a half century, this process of doubling has proved to be so remarkably consistent that today it is commonly known as Moore’s Law and has driven the digital revolution. For most ...

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