Pesticide companies leverage regulations for financial gains

Pesticides are present in many food products and play a central role in the production of traded agriculture, giving them global and economic significance—and necessitating proper regulation. Yet, some pesticide companies ...

Start-ups must be aware of star employee pitfalls

For start-up companies looking to launch a new product, hiring star inventors who are accomplished and have a strong record of performance seems like a no brainer.

Responsible innovation key to smart farming

Responsible innovation that considers the wider impacts on society is key to smart farming, according to academics at the University of East Anglia (UEA).

How a small change will reduce distortion in measuring innovation

When your child is diabetic, a few minutes can make a big difference, and it pays to have real-time access to their blood sugar numbers. But what if no one sells a product that can do that? You build one, like the open-source ...

Gadgets: Great finds from the 2018 WPPI trade show

The 2018 WPPI trade show, for veteran or beginning wedding and portrait photographers, was held recently in Las Vegas. As usual the trade show portion of the event brought out companies introducing new innovative products ...

Study finds diversity boosts innovation in US companies

A recent study finds that taking steps to foster diversity makes a company more innovative, in terms of product innovations, patents created and citations on patents - meaning the relevant innovations are also used to develop ...

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