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Early inventions and visions

The history of radical concepts started with architects. They have for several centuries been proposing grand visions of how to organise cities, create lively communities, comfortable housing, efficient ... read more

The promise of design thinking

In earlier times, innovation was mainly guided by top-down policy- and strategy-making. In contrast, a vision project employs a bottom-up approach, based on design thinking, in which concrete and ... read more

Visions by Philips Design

Philips Design is owned by the Dutch multi-national electronics corporation Philips with headquarters in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. It is an independent consultancy, but has a close collaboration with ... read more

Sustainable innovation

The exploration of radical innovation has long been regarded as fundamental to the growth of businesses. Over the past decades, competition has steadily increased such that businesses cannot rely on ... read more

Quote Bill Gates

Governments will always play a huge part in solving big problems. They set public policy and are uniquely able to provide the resources to make sure solutions reach everyone who needs them. They also fund basic research, which is a crucial component of the innovation that improves life for everyone. -Bill Gates