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Innovators’ 101: Which ideas to realize and why

Frequently, innovators are asking me which ideas to prioritize and why. Here are some early steps you can take to ensure success in your innovation endeavors: 

  1. First, focus on ideas that can solve a real business problem. Of course, there’s value in having gathered a bunch of creative people who love experimenting with emerging technologies. Those colleagues are eager to ideate and innovate with you, sometimes even under frustrating conditions. But while they’re eager to realize their own ideas, it’ll be hard to convince lines of business to sponsor such ideas and work side by side with you to overcome political and organizational barriers along the way. But if you take up a problem that has been raised by a business unit (sales, marketing, R&D) before, then chances are high that once you’ve shown that you’re capable of solving it, you’ll have found fans in the business who’ll help you
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Meet the Broadcom MASTERS 30 Finalists – the Nation’s Top Middle School STEM Leaders & Innovators

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public today announced the 30 finalists in the 10th annual Broadcom MASTERS®, the nation’s premier Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) middle school competition. The finalists will compete in the first ever Virtual Broadcom MASTERS from October 16-October 21 where they will participate in a rigorous virtual competition that leverages Project-based Learning to test and demonstrate their mastery of 21st Century skills of critical thinking, communication, creativity and collaboration in each of the STEM areas.

Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars), a program founded and produced by the Society for Science & the Public, seeks to inspire young scientists, engineers and innovators who will solve the grand challenges of the future. For the first time, the competition will take place virtually in order to keep the finalists and

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C-CAMP’s National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition is inviting innovators with scalable business ideas in the

Bengaluru-based life science incubator Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP) announced its fourth edition of National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition (NBEC 2020) which is open for bio entrepreneurs and innovators. According to the official statement, the competition has been launched with an aim to conduct nationwide search for potential ideas which can make a societal impact in the life sciences sector.

According to the incubator, this edition also has a special student vertical apart from startups to encourage student innovation and has instituted separate awards for student-led teams.

“NBEC is about building entrepreneurship from ground-up in India. With the right keenness to become innovators and an enabling ecosystem where industry and government work in synergy, our innovation quotient can only go higher. The position in the top 10 of Global Innovation index is within reach!,” C-CAMP CEO and Director Dr. Taslimarif Saiyed said in a statement.

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C-CAMP’s NBEC 2020

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