Innovation economics

Back Market Named one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators by Fast Company

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 5:56pm

New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - August 4, 2021) - Fast Company today announced its annual Best Workplaces for Innovators list, honoring businesses and organizations that demonstrate a deep commitment to encouraging innovation at all levels.

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  • New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - August 4, 2021) - Fast Company today announced its annual Best Workplaces for Innovators list, honoring businesses and organizations that demonstrate a deep commitment to encouraging innovation at all levels.
  • Back Market, the company behind the world's largest refurbished electronics marketplace, was recognized for its investment in a culture of innovation, inclusion and big ideas.
  • With a mission to restore trust and desire for refurbished devices, Back Market needs creative and bold thinkers working throughout the organization.
  • It employs a team of 480 employees and counting across its 4 offices located in New York, Berlin, Paris and Bordeaux.

Cantaloupe, Inc. to Showcase Newest Products and Services at The NAMA Show 2021 in New Orleans at Booth #1231

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 4:30pm

(Nasdaq: CTLP) (Cantaloupe or the Company), will be demonstrating its latest products and services during the NAMA Show 2021 at Booth #1231.

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  • (Nasdaq: CTLP) (Cantaloupe or the Company), will be demonstrating its latest products and services during the NAMA Show 2021 at Booth #1231.
  • This panel will discuss how current circumstances will dictate which forms of payment will prevail in convenience services.
  • Technology is changing the consumer experience and their expectations in how they purchase goods and services from any company.
  • This is where innovation has enabled countless opportunities for forward-thinking organizations, to drive incremental revenue streams via payments and new products.

Purple Celebrates Official Grand Opening of McDonough Manufacturing Facility

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 7:52pm

ATLANTA, Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Purple Innovation, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPL) ("Purple"), a leader in comfort innovation and the creator of the renowned Purple Mattress, today celebrates the official grand opening of its newest manufacturing facility in Henry County, located just 27 miles south from Atlanta.

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  • ATLANTA, Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Purple Innovation, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPL) ("Purple"), a leader in comfort innovation and the creator of the renowned Purple Mattress, today celebrates the official grand opening of its newest manufacturing facility in Henry County, located just 27 miles south from Atlanta.
  • "Georgia has been our second home since we chose the state to build our largest manufacturing facility.
  • "The important work of delivering our unique comfort benefits to our customers continues and we're excited to keep growing and building our capacity here in this facility."
  • Through the addition of its new McDonough facility the company will further expand its manufacturing operations to meet consumer demand.

Piedmont Secures Nine FRP & Coupling Orders and Signs Five New Distribution Agreements in LATAM

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 1:00pm

The recent addition of Alejandro Sturniolo to the H2O Innovation family has really helped to accelerate our growth in Latin America where he has been actively involved for the past 20 years.

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  • The recent addition of Alejandro Sturniolo to the H2O Innovation family has really helped to accelerate our growth in Latin America where he has been actively involved for the past 20 years.
  • This enthusiasm materialized in immediate multiple container orders of our filtration products for local stock and supply.
  • We are excited to see this acceleration of our business, added Alejandro Sturniolo, Global Head of Water Reuse and Strategic Partnerships of H2O Innovation.
  • H2O Innovation is a complete water solutions company focused on providing best-in-class technologies and services to its customers.

Drips Names Erik Lamb as Executive Vice President of Product

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 12:00pm

Drips, the founders of Conversational Texting, today announced Erik Lamb has joined as Executive Vice President of Product and will focus on new product innovation and excellence as the company plans for strategic growth over the next several years.

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  • Drips, the founders of Conversational Texting, today announced Erik Lamb has joined as Executive Vice President of Product and will focus on new product innovation and excellence as the company plans for strategic growth over the next several years.
  • Erik has consistently built successful product portfolios in his career, and we look forward to him doing the same here at Drips.
  • His product development expertise with dialog management will help propel Drips into its next phase product innovation.
  • Im honored to join Drips as a company that is creating new software categories and has aggressive growth goals for the foreseeable future, said Erik Lamb, Executive Vice President of Product at Drips.

Loyola University Chicago and Lyfebulb Announce Partnership Launch 2021 Innovation Challenge Call for Entries

Monday, August 2, 2021 - 2:30pm

CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Loyola University Chicago's Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health announces its partnership with Lyfebulb, an innovation accelerator bridging the gap between patient communities and the healthcare industry, to launch the 2021 Innovation Challenge: "Meeting Our Moment Reimagining Innovation, Improving Health Equity, and Building Resiliency."

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  • CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Loyola University Chicago's Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health announces its partnership with Lyfebulb, an innovation accelerator bridging the gap between patient communities and the healthcare industry, to launch the 2021 Innovation Challenge: "Meeting Our Moment Reimagining Innovation, Improving Health Equity, and Building Resiliency."
  • The 2021 Innovation Challenge is open to U.S.-registered organizations in the early/idea stage of development through growth and individuals associated with an established organizational entity.
  • The Innovation Challenge is funded by the generous endowment from Bob and Betty Parkinson, which created the Parkinson School.
  • The inaugural 2021 Innovation Challenge seeks to strengthen and engage entrepreneurs from health care, technology, and other sectors as well as the Lyfebulb and Loyola communities.

2021 Shifting Gears Report on How Technology is Transforming the Automotive Industry - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 5:23pm

Patent Filings Chart: displays the top ten themes in the sector with the highest number of patent filings over the last three years.

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  • Patent Filings Chart: displays the top ten themes in the sector with the highest number of patent filings over the last three years.
  • Innovation Map: key real-world innovation use cases of emerging technologies implemented by enterprises and startups in the sector.
  • Innovation Insights: innovation examples by each value chain segment of the sector to present key trends.
  • Vendor Map: represents a sample list of vendors in each use case highlighted in the report.

World's Largest Marketing Association Calls for an Unprecedented Industry-Wide 24-Hour Pause for Global Day of Learning

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 6:15pm

NEW YORK, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The ANA, through the Global CMO Growth Council in partnership with Cannes LIONS, is calling on the worldwide marketing industry to take a collective pause for a Global Day of Learning .

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  • NEW YORK, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The ANA, through the Global CMO Growth Council in partnership with Cannes LIONS, is calling on the worldwide marketing industry to take a collective pause for a Global Day of Learning .
  • "Marketing's Global Day of Learning comes from a groundswell of top CMOs reconciling with the rapid transformation of business culture and capabilities."
  • said Nick Primola, Executive Vice President of the Association of National Advertisers & Global CMO Growth Council.
  • The Global Day of Learning will be one complete 24-hour period on September 14th where the entire industry focuses on training, development, culture, innovation, creativity, and new ideas.

Evoqua Water Technologies to Establish State-of-the-Art Sustainability and Innovation Facility in Pittsburgh

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE: AQUA), a leader in mission-critical water treatment solutions, today announced its investment in a new Sustainability and Innovation Hub in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to further advance the development of cutting-edge and sustainable water treatment technologies .

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  • Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE: AQUA), a leader in mission-critical water treatment solutions, today announced its investment in a new Sustainability and Innovation Hub in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to further advance the development of cutting-edge and sustainable water treatment technologies .
  • The facility will serve as Evoqua's center of excellence for research and innovation, addressing emerging water trends, including climate change, connectivity, and health and safety.
  • The Sustainability and Innovation Hub will be located in the Lawrenceville Tech Forge facility, part of Pittsburgh's urban technology park, and a hotbed for innovation in the region.
  • Evoqua Water Technologies is a leading provider of mission-critical water and wastewater treatment solutions, offering a broad portfolio of products, services, and expertise to support industrial, municipal, and recreational customers who value water.

Government of Canada invests in applied research funding essential to innovation in key sectors

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:21pm

OTTAWA, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied research taking place at colleges across Canada is key to advancing innovation.

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  • OTTAWA, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied research taking place at colleges across Canada is key to advancing innovation.
  • The funding will allow colleges to obtain the state-of-the-art labs and equipment their researchers need to advance their innovative ideas.
  • The Canada Foundation for Innovation is proud to contribute to Canadas future by supporting our extraordinary colleges, institutes and Cgeps.
  • Fostering a robust innovation system in Canada translates into jobs and new enterprises, better health, cleaner environments and, ultimately, vibrant communities.