Topic : Innovation

  • To match Special Report SCIENCE/GENOME Forum Article

    How can philanthropy transform medicine?

    This month, Melinda and I joined hundreds of scientists for a meeting in Seattle. The topic we discussed is… more

  • A woman uses her mobile phone to download books in a free mobile library in central Kiev Forum Article

    Six ways the internet of things will affect our jobs

    As the internet of things starts to underpin more and more industries, businesses expect it to bring… more

  • A video installation by Mexican artist Miguel Chevalier titled ?Ultra-Nature? is projected onto a wall in the heart of the city at the Singapore Art Museum Forum Article

    Why innovation needs both art and science

    The most creative innovations of the digital age came from those who were able to connect the arts and… more

  • A selection of mobile phones are held up. Forum Article

    The smartphone of the future

    It should be no surprise to anyone that many smartphones may have been designed to last about 24 months… more

  • Wind turbines at the Infigen Energy wind farm can be seen on the hills surrounding Lake George, located on the outskirts of the Australian capital city of Canberra Young Global Leaders Article

    Why it pays to join the circular economy

    "The circular economy needs to make sense to policy-makers in developing countries as well as in Europe and… more

  • A general view of the city of Chicago Forum Article

    Government procurement: arsenic, or gold?

    Gold is rare. More than 99.9% of the Earth’s crust is composed of oxides of silicon, aluminum… more

  • Robot arms coat a Porsche Macan at the new plant in the eastern German city of Leipzig Young Global Leaders Article

    Men or machines: will technology take our jobs?

    As technology transforms millions of jobs around the world, it has created a “second machine age”… more

  • Brazil team members clasp hands before their women’s preliminary round basketball game against Jamaica at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara Forum Article

    How to collaborate in the age of the internet

    Creativity is a collaborative process. As brilliant as the many inventors of the internet and computer… more

  • An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code around the shadow of a man holding a laptop computer in an office in Warsaw Forum Article

    How to nurture tech startups

    California may be the world’s largest and best-known technology hub, but it is not alone in fostering… more

  • A child in first grade uses a new laptop as part of the Canaima project at a Bolivarian school in Caracas Forum Article

    How can Europe embrace a digital future?

    The World Economic Forum has been enriched by the contributions of globally minded and digital… more

  • Physicist Duerig looks at a prototype of an IBM NanoFrazor 3D nano printing tool at a laboratory in Rueschlikon Forum Article

    Should research always have clear objectives?

    The biblical story of Saul finding his kingdom by chance while searching for his father’s lost donkeys… more

  • A map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen showing binary digits in Singapore Forum Article

    How to benefit from China’s innovation boom

    For more than a century, the United States has been the dominant global force for innovation. But China and… more

  • A pro-democracy demonstrator reacts during a fireworks display in downtown Hong Kong Young Global Leaders Article

    Is your business ready to go ‘bossless’?

    One of the main reasons I wanted to be an entrepreneur was for the feeling of freedom and autonomy it gave… more

  • Robots work on bodies of Porsche Macan at new plant in eastern German city of Leipzig Forum Article

    Will robots make our lives better or worse?

    For decades, people have been predicting how the rise of advanced computing and robotic technologies… more

  • People walk between buildings of Wangjing SOHO on the opening day of the compound, in Beijing Forum Article

    Why slower growth is good for China

    China’s economy is, at long last, undergoing a rebalancing, with growth rates having declined from more… more

  • General view of the skyline of the harbour at Bremerhaven Technology Pioneers Article

    How data will power the future of energy

    Throughout history, we’ve equated energy with the consumption of natural resources such as oil, natural… more

  • Illustration file picture shows a man typing on a computer keyboard in Warsaw Forum Article

    Why Europe needs a digital single market

    Innovation isn’t easy. It takes courage to experiment and advance a new idea and determination to ensure… more

  • A zoomed image of a computer monitor shows a website selling button clipart for online shops in Vienna Forum Article

    What online shopping tells us about international trade

    Eric Schmidt, a former CEO of Google, said in 2012 that the web will dissolve… more