A New Start for a New Year
Let the 2019 innovation begin! Startups, incubation programs and corporations around the world are joining the renaissance of innovation that is expanding across multiple industries. As all this unfolds, UBI Global will be monitoring, learning, benchmarking and passing valuable knowledge on to you. As a comprehensive showcase for the 2019 Innovation Landscape, we are kicking off our Insights Series with a white paper that maps out the year in entrepreneurship– worldwide. The report focuses on all the actors: the startups, business incubators, and the corporations and discusses what’s on their radars. Learn the answers to:
- Who are involved in Startups?
- Why should businesses be “incubated”?
- What are corporations interested in?
The report also focuses on the types of technologies shaping our world and the industry sectors they are impacting (and in all cases, improving.) From a discussion of innovations’ effects on politics, economic development, and our daily lives, gain perspective to questions such as:
- What does this mean for me?
- Are we ready for this pace of change?
- How can we make sense of all of this?
The Top Ten & The Magnificent Seven
In The 2019 Innovation Landscape whitepaper, you will learn about the ten top technologies and business sectors poised for explosive growth:
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- Big Data
- Artificial Intelligence (AI)
- Digital Health
Discover the seven basic needs areas that are driving innovation, too. From how our governments work to how we manage immigration issues, discussion includes a focus on trends and solutions in:
- Immigration and Border Security
- Socioeconomics and Urban Development
- Our Homes
The Big Picture: Practicality, Pressure, and Possibility
The 2019 Innovation Landscape whitepaper will tie the innovation trends into the market drivers to form a clear picture of the year ahead for all those interested in the innovation taking place worldwide. We also discuss the role of the startups, the programs that guide them to success, and the corporations that take them to the next level. Learn how corporations are working with competitors to bring solutions to the market as well as blurring the lines between “intrapreneurship” and startups that are part of incubation programs.
In today’s fast-paced innovation landscape, there is an unprecedented set of pressures on executives to drive shareholder value through enhanced assets and improved productivity. Our member business incubation programs give us an inside view of the innovation landscape, which is the foundation our outlook for the coming year found in this white paper. Read about today’s market trends and get a glimpse into our future in a fascinating, practical way.
Of Buzzwords and Best Practices
As Albert Einstein said, “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.” While an old quote, it applies to today’s technology as well. The white paper will lead you through the buzzwords in today’s innovation landscape such as SDN, 5G and more, and give you a better understanding on how, and if, these disruptions will be as scalable as the hype.
The 2019 Innovation Landscape looks at best practices and how benchmarking has given program-incubated startups an advantaged as compared to others like them. Today, innovation is not just about launching a new product. It is about finding a reason for the product like solving a need or creating a benefit. The landscape in 2019 is about bringing society’s needs to the entrepreneurs with new, innovative ideas. The new year is also about business incubation programs giving them the foundation they need in order to launch and scale up.
Insight Based on Our Global Community of Innovators
UBI Global has assembled an interactive learning community of business incubators and accelerators numbering over 700— and in 70 countries and counting. Along with our original research, we uncover business opportunities within our community of members that includes not only the business incubation programs but also the corporations and governments seeing fresh ideas to solve problems or create opportunities. Part of the global network of innovators, UBI Global is enabling the innovation community to thrive and grow through impactful collaborations.
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