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Romande Energie Interview: Speaker at the Bonn Forum 2017

Posted by Jessica Lopes

Feb 3, 2017 2:56:14 PM

John Epars, Head of Strategy & Innovation at Romande Energie, will be presenting at the HYPE Innovation Managers Forum, in May. We sat down with him to discuss his innovation program, and find out about his talk.

What are the main challenges you faced as an Innovation Manager when you started your innovation program at Romande Energie?

There are two crucial elements: Middle management engagement and credibility of the program.

Middle management involvement in the programis an absolute necessity for its sustainability. By supporting it, the managers ensure to provide the resources to implement the innovation projects. If they understand the benefit of innovation for themselves, they will encourage their direct reports to participate to the innovation program, and make them understand that it is legitimate to do so on working hours. For this to happen, it requires a strong change in the management process.

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Topics: Events, Innovation Event

Airbus interview: Speaker at the Bonn Forum 2017

Posted by Jessica Lopes

Jan 20, 2017 12:07:55 PM

At the HYPE Innovation Managers Forum in Bonn, 17th May 2017, Konstantin Gänge - Corporate Innovation Manager at Airbus - will present on his experience of building an active innovation community. We spoke to Konstantin to find out about his talk.

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Topics: Events, Innovation Event

2016, an enriching year with HYPE Innovation

Posted by Jessica Lopes

Dec 28, 2016 3:55:53 PM

2016 has been a productive year for HYPE Innovation, full of enriching events, webinars, new case studies and blog posts, all with a view to offer innovation practitioners an opportunity to learn blueprints and best practices for running successful innovation programs.

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Topics: HYPE in the News, Innovation Event

Annual Innovation Managers Forum in Bonn - May, 16th -19th 2017

Posted by Jessica Lopes

Nov 30, 2016 10:00:00 AM

In 2017, the Innovation Managers Forum in Bonn, Germany, will take place from the 16th to 19th at the Kameha Grand Hotel.

Based on feedback from attendees in 2016, we decided to adjust the format of the event and propose one more day to offer the opportunity for participants to share more and schedule appointments with HYPE colleagues.

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Topics: Events, Innovation Event

HYPE Regional Innovation Managers Forum with Innogy - Feb 2017, Essen

Posted by Jessica Lopes

Nov 22, 2016 6:21:33 PM


On the 17th of February, HYPE together with Innogy, will host a Regional Innovation Managers Forum in Essen, Germany. A great opportunity to join our community.

Regional Innovation Forums are designed for a smaller audience (25-30 people), with the goal of increasing collaboration and participation among fellow innovation professionals. HYPE clients present their programs, with the successes and failures they've experienced. Sharing and learning from each other is the primary goal, and we guarantee participants walk away armed with useful insights and tactics to impove their innovation programs, as well as new connections to fellow professionals.

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Topics: Events, Innovation Event

TODAY - November 15th - Webinar Where does innovation management live?

Posted by Jessica Lopes

Nov 15, 2016 2:56:40 PM

Today, the 15th of November, Colin Nelson, Director of Enterprise Innovation at HYPE, will host a webinar on the topic: “Where does innovation management live?”

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Topics: The Innovation Manager, Webinars

Check out the Innovation Labs tour at our UCSD Forum

Posted by Jessica Lopes

Oct 20, 2016 10:58:34 AM


HYPE's Regional Forums for Innovation Managers are regular events around the globe. They gather together our clients for an intensive day of learning and sharing so the participants come out fully energized and armed to run successful innovation programs.

The next one will be held at the University of California San Diego on the 3rd of November. This event is a fun one as UCSD is organizing an Innovation Labs Tour on the 4th of November. A great opportunity to visit four important locations for innovation on the campus:
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Topics: Events, Innovation Event

HYPE Innovation on the French market

Posted by Jessica Lopes

Oct 6, 2016 10:53:51 AM


In 2015, HYPE entered the French market by opening a regional office in Lyon. Since then, the French network has expanded with more than 10 new clients, such as Airbus, Alcatel SN, Avem, CEA, Enedis, Veolia. The interest in innovation management solutions has seen a sharp increase in recent years, as French organizations look to implement enterprise-wide platforms to support their innovation initiatives.

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Topics: Innovation Culture, France, HYPE in the News

Join HYPE at our Innovation Managers Forum hosted by University of California San Diego - Nov 3rd 2016

Posted by Jessica Lopes

Sep 30, 2016 1:55:29 PM

University of California San Diego is hosting a HYPE Innovation Managers Forum on the 3rd of November. A great opportunity to meet us in the USA and to learn from innovation practitioners during an innovation management focused two day forum.

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Topics: Events, Innovation Event

Webinar "How to turn around a failing online innovation program?"

Posted by Jessica Lopes

Sep 28, 2016 4:10:36 PM

On the 26th of October, Khattab Al-Ali, Director Professional Services Middle East at HYPE and specialist in implementing complex innovation programs, will host a webinar on the topic: “How to turn around a failing online innovation program?”

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Topics: Innovation Programs, Best Practice, Strategy, Webinars

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