Collaboration between previously unconnected sectors has emerged as one of the main benefits of the Use-It-Wisely project. Industrial, SME, academic and research partners have connected their thinking and ways of working to address challenges and objectives they didn’t even know they had in common. This has inspired UIW partners to think outside the box and apply tools and methods from a completely different sector to their own business, with surprising results. Read more
Alyson Langley is a Research Fellow at the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Nottingham (UNOTT). Alyson spoke to us to explain her work, and her colleagues’, as members of the Use-It-Wisely (UIW) consortium. Read more
The Economist’s annual Innovation Forum will take place in Berkeley CA on March 27th 2014. Major players from industries including IT, retail, Marketing and PR, education, and research attended the forum in 2013 and this year’s event is sure to attract more industry leaders.