India: Asia’s new innovation centre

A report by French consulting firm, Capgemini, ranks India as the most preferred destination for innovation in Asia and third biggest globally, with the ‘Silicon Valley’ of East Bengaluru leading. Within a year, India has attracted nine new innovation centres, bringing a total of 25 centres. The US leads the list with 146 centres, followed by…

Who are Asia’s most creative disrupters?

Tesla is ranked number One in Forbes ‘Most Innovative Companies’. This year, 24 major Asian firms appear among Forbes list of the World Most Innovative Companies. The list identifies the top 100 “creative disrupters” – companies that are entering, innovating and attracting the interest of investors.

Asia’s innovation hotspots

Urbanisation and technology are playing an important role in driving real estate growth in Asia’s major cities. According to the latest JLL report,City Momentum Index 2016, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Shenzhen, Shanghai and Beijing are fast rising up the innovation rankings of top cities. In the Asia Pacific region, Bangalore ranks number one – and fourth overall….

Asia’s invention boom

For more than a century, the United States has been the dominant global force for innovation. But China and other Asian countries are now testing that dominance, and the West should welcome the challenge, argues Edward Jung, former chief architect at Microsoft.

US again leads the world in patents; China surges past Germany

By John Zarocostas Herald Foreign Staff  March 24, 2014 The United States retained its lead as the world’s most inventive country in 2013, accounting for 27.9 percent of all international patent applications, according to the World Intellectual Property Organization, which tracks patent applications in 148 nations. But China is closing fast, with a 15.6 percent…