Innovation Principles from Nature
An infographic as a quick and easy reference to how nature uses materials efficiently and creatively without compromising functionality.
Singapore QuickFire Challenge - Metabolic Disease Innovation
The QuickFire Challenge will award the entrepreneur, academic, and biotech researchers who submit the best ideas, technologies, or solutions holding the potential of making a major difference to the millions of people in Asia Pacific and around the world who suffer from metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity. Winners will be awarded with SGD100,000 project money, access to ETPL laboratory space and one year of mentorship and coaching by Johnson & Johnson Innovation, ETPL and SMART staff.
The initiative underscores Johnson & Johnson’s strong commitment to working in partnership to nurture the healthcare ecosystem in global innovation hotspots around the world, like Singapore, with the aim of positively impacting human health through innovation. The Challenge demonstrates Johnson & Johnson Innovation’s unique vision for collaboration in an open innovation model, aiming to combine Johnson & Johnson Innovation’s global reach and expertise with Singapore’s unique capabilities in innovation to identify breakthrough solutions for the diagnosis and/or treatment of metabolic diseases.
Capturing the Value of Patient Engagement: Summary of Results of the Study of Patient-Centric Initiatives in Drug Development
Read this executive summary and detailed study results that include key insights in the following areas: adoption of patient-centric initiatives by pharmaceutical and biotech companies, barriers to adoption of patient-centric initiatives, comparative analytics and results of patient-centric initiatives.
The Evolution of Patient Engagement at FDA
Although advancements in incorporating the patient voice have been made over the past few decades, there are still patients who feel frustrated with the rate of progress.
Will GSK’s new ‘ethical’ approach to its customers deliver commercial success?
This is the question eyeforpharma answers in its latest whitepaper on GSK's radical new customer engagement model. Read the full paper here https://goo.gl/w0H9k7
Lessons for Patient Driven Innovation: Rebuild Personas According to Your Next Product Innovation
By exclusively focusing on your persona’s one main need and trying hard to fulfill that need with your product, you can build the next feature with a more focused vision.
Culture and Process Change for Patient Engagement
Patient Focused Medicines Development (PFMD) is a not-for-profit independent multinational coalition of patients, patient stakeholders, and the pharmaceutical industry with interests across diverse disease areas and conditions. Read More...
Lessons on Design Thinking from P&G and Pfizer
Learn more on the how, and why, both P&G and Pfizer view design thinking as a tool set that helps individuals and companies problem-solve.
Business Model Innovation for Inclusive Health Care Delivery at the Bottom of the Pyramid
This article investigates business models innovation for delivering health care at the base of the pyramid (BoP). The examination of six health care organizational cases suggests that co-creation of patient needs, community engagement, continuous involvement of customers, innovative medical technology, focus on human resources for health, strategic partnerships, economies of scale, and cross-subsidization are strategies to foster inclusive health care delivery.
Big Ideas Challenge awards fellowships for Well Being
The Big Ideas Challenge for Social Good went big this year and awarded 10 fellowships to aspiring social entrepreneurs: Five in a ‘People and Wellbeing’ category, and five in a ‘People and Planet’ category.
The competition, which was organized by St. Paul’s GreenHouse, had a circus tent theme. Director Tania Del Matto said that’s because GreenHouse seeks to “expand the tent of youth-led social innovation and entrepreneurship as a pathway for young people to build the business and career skills they need to be problem solvers and leaders.”
Case Study: Building a Better Food System in Africa Through Shared Value Partnerships
Elimination of post-harvest food loss would feed 1 billion more people by 2050—many of them across Sub-Saharan Africa, where food insecurity is the greatest.
In 2013, Rockefeller enacted a 7-year plan to create new norms that support efficient local sourcing across Africa, motivating loss reduction across the supply chain.
Case Study: Creating a Sustainable Market Solution to Energy Poverty
For 1.3 billion people (18% of the global population), accessing electricity to power homes and businesses remains a distant reality.
In India, Rockefeller supports energy services companies by providing affordable financing and connections to their partner ecosystem for business and policy support.