We all have would have done it in schools- to look through the microscope. However, what if somebody takes it to next level to look through the invisible, beyond what an ordinary microscope can do. What if that idea wins a nobel prize and can give you ideas to solve
F1 for many is a world class sport and mega entertainment platform. However, things that happen behind the scenes to make F1 a success is never analysed or given the right attention. When a group of health care surgeons and heathcare professionals were looking for ideas to improve their practices,
Globally, road intersections are the points where the probability of accidents is generally found to be on the higher side. Intersections, typically have crossing, merging and diverging conflict points leading to confusion amongst drivers. The situation gets worse when you add the increasing number of vehicles, quality of roads and
Everyday businesses are flooded with the need to make all sorts of decisions – strategic, operational and tactical .Many of these decisions are taken by business managers or leaders who may or may not always follow a popular view for that particular decision. Have you ever looked into how nature
Nike’s co- founder,Bill Bowerman, who was a track and field coach at the time, had been searching for a way to make shoes lighter and faster. While he was working to find a solution to this problem, his chat with his wife over breakfast got him the inspiration to build
Open source software has come a long way since the Linux revolution. Back in 90s, it was such a unorthodox and powerful concept to make software free challenging the big proprietary software firms. Today, RedHat a company specialising in open source IT products today is a classic example of how
German company, Celluveyor has invented a conveying system with an omnidirectional drive technology for complex material handling tasks. Essentially, it is a conveyor belt with hexagon wheels which moves the materials in many directions and allows quick assembly. It removes the classic lean waste related to transportation and waiting time.
We all know how elevators are quintessential feature of our day to day lives. Beyond their functional use, the innovations developed by elevator industry can act as a true inspiration to many other disciplines. It is estimated that typically 40% of energy in the world is consumed by buildings and
Short sea shipping is one of the key challenges that face the shipping industry due to the complexity in meeting quick transportation time,varying customer demand, cost of operations and associated inefficiencies. A quick look at the Finnish Shipping industry gives us a interesting perspective.Some of the key measures of performance
In 1940s, painting car was a specialised task and it took 40 odd days to paint a car;this proved to be a big bottleneck to increase car production. The solution to this challenge however came from an unrelated industry due to the resourcefulness of one of the greatest innovators,Charles Kettering.