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Top 3 Infant Wellness Product at #EA17

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As any parent will tell you-“you never wake a sleeping baby,” and sometimes getting said baby to sleep is near impossible. However, this year three Edison Awards finalists are looking to help parents with this difficult task as well as promoting the health and wellness of your tiny mini-me.   Happiest Baby SNOO Smart Sleeper … Continue reading Top 3 Infant Wellness Product at #EA17

Remembering Sarah Miller Caldicott (1957-2017)

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The Edison Awards community mourns the loss of Sarah Miller Caldicott. Ms. Caldicott, 59, died unexpectedly on January 24, 2017. “As a past member of the Edison Awards Steering Committee, Sarah contributed her time, passion and love for innovation to make sure our mission was achieved.  She was a valued contributor to innovation at all … Continue reading Remembering Sarah Miller Caldicott (1957-2017)

Edison Awards Announces Product Finalists that Will Change the World

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New York, NY —In honor of Thomas Edison’s 170th birthday, the Edison Awards Steering Committee is honored to announce the 2017 Edison Awards Finalists—the products, services and solutions that represent the best in innovation. Following an in-depth review by the Committee, the final ballot was sent for review to more than 3,000 professionals from the … Continue reading Edison Awards Announces Product Finalists that Will Change the World

Does Competition Drive Innovation?

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Competition in industries is important so that it initiates positive change. If businesses are competing against each other, it means that they are aiming to produce the latest innovation to hit the market. A survey by PwC said that 80% of CEOs believed innovation drives efficiencies and leads to a competitive advantage. “Competition is a … Continue reading Does Competition Drive Innovation?

Thomas Edison, The Father of Modern Christmas Light

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Thomas Edison, “the father of innovation” as many have called him, plays an important part in this and every holiday season. As we watch the glittering holiday displays, we can hark back to the awe that the country felt with Edison unveiled the first sparkling Christmas lamps in 1879. This invention came just weeks after … Continue reading Thomas Edison, The Father of Modern Christmas Light

6 Gifts Ideas For the Techie In Your Life

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  Shop Amazon or walk into any Best Buy and you’ll be battered by displays of the top tech gifts. But maybe you’re shopping for someone who already has an a new iPhone, Apple Watch and echo. In that case, here are six suggestions that will appeal to any self-respecting techie. iType-C iType-C is a smart working and disruptive … Continue reading 6 Gifts Ideas For the Techie In Your Life

5 Must Have Holiday Gifts For Your Home

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The holidays are right around the corner, and if you’re like most Americans, you’ve purchased a gift or two, or at least thought about. Sometimes, it can be difficult to put together your holiday shopping list – it’s not easy to figure out what to give your parents, friends, or even your in-laws! And then … Continue reading 5 Must Have Holiday Gifts For Your Home

Creativity and Product Innovation

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On a business trip to the US, Honda’s CEO found fumbling for change at tollgates a problem, even an irritation when the cars behind impatiently started honking their horns.  Coin trays in cars today are taken for granted, but Honda was the first, due to their CEO’s smart observation of an important, but undetected, problem … Continue reading Creativity and Product Innovation

GE and Alphabet’s X honored with 2017 Edison Achievement Award

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NEW YORK, NY – (Oct. 25, 2016) – Now celebrating its 30th year, the Edison Awards, recognized as the world’s leading innovation award, today announced its two 2017 Edison Achievement Award honorees.  Jeff Immelt, Chairman and CEO of GE, and Dr. Astro Teller, Captain of Moonshots at X, Alphabet’s innovation lab will be honored during … Continue reading GE and Alphabet’s X honored with 2017 Edison Achievement Award

Trust In Innovation

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The 2015 Edelman Trust Barometer was the firm’s 15th annual exploration of trust. The company surveyed 33,000 people (27,000 General Public and 6,000 Informed Public respondents) in 27 countries around the world on their trust in the institutions of government, media, business and NGOs.

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