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Accelerating Innovation

I am at the Europe Innova conference in Lyon. In the Opening Session, one of the speakers, Luc Rousseau, Head of the General Directorate of Enterprises, who spoke on behalf of the French Presidency stressed, among others, how important innovation and entrepreneurship was to his country. He highlighted, in particular, the importance of eco-innovation, which… » read more

I am at the Europe Innova conference in Lyon. In the Opening Session, one of the speakers, Luc Chatel, a French Secretary of State for Industry, who spoke on behalf of the French Presidency stressed, among others, how important innovation and entrepreneurship was to his country. He highlighted, in particular, the importance of eco-innovation, which… » read more

Today I received a pre-event newsletter of the Euregia 2008 that is running from 27 to 29 October 2008 in Leipzig, Germany. According to its organisers, Euregia is “Europe’s largest communication and benchmarking forum on regional development and territorial cooperation”. While this is certainly a bit of hyperbole, since the Open Days are clearly larger… » read more

Today I received a pre-event newsletter of the Euregia 2008 that is running from 27 to 29 October 2008. According to its organisers, Euregia is “Europe’s largest communication and benchmarking forum on regional development and territorial cooperation”. While this is certainly a bit of hyperbole, since the Open Days are clearly larger in terms of… » read more

Thank god it’s Friday and the Open Days are over. But I don’t want to go into the weekend before having posted my report on our great Web 2.0. and Knowledge Management seminar yesterday. I start with the bad news: Those who were not there missed a great seminar, some excellent speakers and a really… » read more

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/p__tQFLsN-Y” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Here Karina interviews Maurits Aalders (European marketing manager for Xerox) and talks about how he came into contact with me and what he thinks about the unique environment of a Social Computer Building. A sandbox in Software terms refers to a space that can be changed without breaking anything.… » read more

This was the first document I wrote that people started to see what I was trying to do. It was finished in October 2002, before the ist2002 brainstorm document Social (Network, People, Community) Computing (System, Process, Result) The Social Computer is a potentially revolutionary thematic arts research project. The theme of Social Computing aims to… » read more

Education

Politicians at European level have recognized that education and training are essential to the development and success of today’s knowledge society and economy. Nowadays, lifelong learning is key to jobs and growth, as well as to allow everyone the chance to participate fully in society. The EU’s strategy on Education emphasizes countries working together and… » read more

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