Author Archives: the Online Editor

Glasgow’s innovation leads the way

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The Scottish city’s life science sector is flourishing – offering the perfect environment for investment and location.

Glasgow is one of Europe’s great cities. It offers residents, visitors and businesses an extraordinary quality of urban life. It is a city where business, trade and investment flourish.

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Boosting efficiency and value at meetings, events and trade fairs

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How companies can benefit from digitally enhanced event experiences and group processes.

G+B Interactive is the software and technology spin-off brand of GAHRENS + BATTERMANN – one of Germany’s biggest and best known AV companies. With over 30 years of event expertise, GAHRENS + BATTERMANN was one of the first event specialists to concentrate their focus on the digitisation of the conference, meeting and events industry.

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Land of milk and honey

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Investors have taken a more cautious approach to investing in foreign countries since the recession but forecasts indicate a return to pre-crisis figures by 2016. Location has become increasingly important to compete in today’s global market, since access to customers, a skilled workforce, modern infrastructure and liberal tax incentives can make or break a business. Switzerland, situated between some of the largest economies in Europe, with above-average margins, high price stability and low inflation rates, has become a magnet for foreign companies and international organisations to set up base.

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The Land of Milk and Honey

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Investors have taken a more cautious approach to investing in foreign countries since the recession but forecasts indicate a return to pre-crisis figures by 2016.

Location has become increasingly important to compete in today’s global market, since access to customers, a skilled workforce, modern infrastructure and liberal tax incentives can make or break a business. Switzerland, situated between some of the largest economies in Europe,

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Sony’s bid to get back to where it all began

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In a bid to re-electrify its own internal innovative culture, Japanese consumer electronics company Sony has launched a crowdfunding and e-commerce platform called First Flight.

The idea is to use the platform to identify and develop great ideas from Sony’s employees (but, it seems, ideas that aren’t quite great enough to be automatically channelled down Sony’s usual development route). Whether it’s a genius move, a cynical ploy or old rope repackaged depends on who you ask.

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