innovation by watching evolution

Nature has come-up with elegant solutions of today’s problems. Janine Benyus tells us about a research field that is called Biomimicry. In this field they look at strategies nature has come-up with to solve different problems, just by trail and error during the process of evolution. Let evolution work for us. www.asknature.org is a website […]

Incentives for innovation, based on intrinsic motivation

Dan Pink spoke on TED.com about the way traditional businesses are build is often still with the old mindset from the industrial era using incentives like the “carrot and the stick” model to increase production performance. However for more complex tasks people get paralysed when put under pressure to perform by higher rewards. Rewarding systems […]

New ways of innovation in the Higher Education and Research in the Netherlands

Below you will find a thesis I have witten for the MasterClass course Innovation Management. This thesis is about how SURFfoundation (the organisation I work for) can improve the commitment of innovation of every employee throughout the organisation of every single University and Research institute that is a member of SURFfoundation. Unfortunately for the English […]