One food critic pronounced it “not that juicy” and another pointed to its lack of fat. The commercialization price tag upward of $10 million, and 20-year time to market, is keeping investors at bay, and maybe even in splits. It’s entirely possible that consumer groups will vilify it as franken-food or simply reject it as “yuck”. But there are many reasons why the world’s first lab-grown hamburger – declared by a global online innovation think tank as the top innovation of 2013 – is a metaphor for innovation of the highest order.
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Thought provoking.. I might just test your resolve on the matter and bring an idea to your office :)on May 16, 2014
Well worded! Mr.Purohit. It's all a matter of self belief that brings out even the most outlandish idea in the open. So what if it fails, you never know how beads of thoughts become a string one day. I like social platforms that encourage free exchange and sharing of ideas. Ultimately , innovations happen for the good of mankind. Innovations may happen by someone after picking lead from somebody who left it incomplete. Conducive mind is important. Yes, organisations must encourage free flowing ideas . As you rightly said .... Least you can do is ,Be Judgemental.on May 4, 2014
Interesting read. Yes , Innovation needs to be nurtured and can be done by organizations who have foresight..on Apr 28, 2014
Good thoughts, Sanjay, though I\'m not sure such blue-sky, no holds-barred innovation can happen in organizations that are ultimately accountable to shareholders. Even the most innovative companies create breakthroughs that deliver customer- and therefore shareholder- value. Perhaps a better model is for organizations to support pure think-tanks and research organizations who have no profit motive, but are free to pursue scientific research only for the sake of growing human knowledge. TIFR is an excellent example. As you\'ve noted, the challenge for industry is to be able to support this at scale with no guarantees of short-term returns.on Apr 25, 2014