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Innovation in technology-based companies: reinventing the business ecosystem

Publication date: Jul 10, 2012 9:17:14 AM

Start: Jul 19, 2012 1:00:00 PM
End: Jul 19, 2012 6:30:00 PM

Location: The Royal Academy of Engineering, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5DG

royal academy of engineering

The UK has a proud track record of engineering innovation. Now innovation in business processes is transforming the business ecosystem.

The Royal Academy of Engineering invites you to join colleagues from industry and academia to debate how innovation is changing the face of business.

With three quarters of global economic wealth now generated through services,new models of doing business are enabling manufacturers and high-tech firms to take their business in whole new directions.

Novel ways of mining data increasingly are providing businesses with the opportunity to deliver bespoke goods and services to their customers

Looking to the global scene, the UK has much to learn from developing markets that are leading on new and innovative ways to diversify their business models.

This meeting will review systems engineering of the business process for technology-based companies, the role of technology in the business process and the challenges and opportunities for high-tech firms in global value chains. It will feature the latest in the theory of business innovation alongside case studies from companies leading on new ways of doing business.

RSVP:
To register please download the interactive booking form, or send your name, job title and the name of your organisation to Selina Chan at events@raeng.org.uk

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