Tuesday 19 April 2011

Open Innovation Practioners Consortium looking at OI beyond the First World

The Second Open Innovation Practitioners Consortium will be hosted by Friesland Campina in Amersfoort Holland on May 9/10. Our theme for this meeting is "Open Innovation Beyond the First World" and we will be hearing cases from Africa, India and the Pacific Rim with interactive sessions designed to help the consortium identify and apply best practise.

The Third Open Innovation Practitioners Consortium starts in October.

Wednesday 13 April 2011

Father of MEMS to address European Microfluidics Consortium

Benedetto Vigna (the 'father' of MEMS) will address CfBI's MF2 European Microfluidics Consortium when it visits Milan on April 29. He will tell the story of the highs and lows of how ST got into microfluidics.

Other presenters include Olivetti Research, Silicon Biosystems and ETH Zurich.

This will be the last meeting of the current MF2 programme. A new MF3 consortium launches in June and its first meeting will be in Cambridge, UK