Innovation

Cisco’s Network Academy Keeps Up with The Digital Age

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Rapid technological advances and the digitization of the workplace are making it harder for workers to match their skill sets with the needs of employers. Worryingly, 90% of organisations currently have an IT skills shortage, while 75% of educators and students feel there is a gap in their ability to meet the skills needs of the IT workforce.

Women Engineers in Gaza Create “GreenCakes”: Ecofriendly Bricks

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Two women engineering graduates from the Islamic University of Gaza are defying stereotypes by making eco-friendly bricks out of war rubble in the area. They are doing something creatively progressive by marrying construction with sustainability: these building blocks are now being used to rebuild homes for those who have lost their houses in the troubles.

JPMorgan Chase And Bloomberg Grants Help Secure America’s Economic Future

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – It’s now a moral and economic crisis when many young Americans graduate from high school without being on a pathway to a well-paying job. In Greater New Orleans, nearly one in five young people are neither working or in school.

Art and Heritage are Key to Creating Strong Cities

Guest Blog by Hester Alberdingk Thijm, Director, AkzoNobel Art Foundation

Global Demand Increases Significantly For STEM Talent

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The U.S. has become a global leader, in large part, through the genius and hard work of its scientists, engineers and innovators. Yet now this position is threatened, as comparatively few American students pursue expertise in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Attracting young people to pursue careers in STEM starts early on in their academic lives.

Three Ways California Agriculture Can Reduce Water Use

(3BL Media/JustMeans) Almost the entire state of California is suffering from the fourth year of a historic drought. California is also the state with the largest agricultural sector in the U.S. Half of the domestically grown fruit, nuts and vegetables are grown in the golden state, which leads the nation in value of agricultural products. 

Awards for Innovation in Mine Safety Technology Announced in Las Vegas

The U.S. National Institute on Occupation Safety and Health (NIOSH) has announced the recipients of the first-ever Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations Awards.

The Future of Cleantech: The Global Cleantech 100

To get a sense of what cleantech innovations will impact the next decade, here are 100 companies to look at

Neue Unternehmergeist: Sustainable Finance for Innovation and a New Entrepreneurial Spirit

Somewhere between Schumpeter and Keynes is a sustainable theory of economic growth through innovation finance, involving both the public and private sectors

Funding Innovation: HP Commits $4 Million in Latest Round of International Collaborative Research Awards

From its humble beginnings in a garage in Palo Alto to becoming the world's largest technology company, HP has proven that collaboration drives innovation—and that means success

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