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Disruptive Innovation Festval

Menno van Doorn
August 11, 2014

d2d1For anyone who’s looking for some inspiration this summer: The Ellen MacArthur Foundation will stage the first Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) in 2014. Bringing together thought-leaders, entrepreneurs, businesses, makers, learners and doers to catalyse system-level change for a future economy. Themes A challenged linear ‘take make and dispose’ economy can be replaced by a more prosperous regenerative and circular economy – is this the ultimate disruption? • SYSTEMS THINKING • 21ST CENTURY SCIENCE • MATERIALS AND ENERGY • NEW BUSINESS MODELS • DESIGN AND INNOVATION • INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE • COLLABORATIVE CONSUMPTION • INTERNET OF THINGS An online festival on disruptive innovation with great speakers like Wired editor David Rowan and Rachel Botsman on the collaborative economy Free registration here

About the author

Director and Trend Analyst VINT | Netherlands
Menno is Director of the Sogeti Research Institute for the Analysis of New Technology (VINT). He mixes personal life experiences with the findings of the 19 years of research done at the VINT Research Institute. Menno has co-authored many books on the impact of new technology on business and society.


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