Thursday, July 10, 2008

IIM-A ropes in MIT expert to promote innovation

Prof. Eric Von Hippel, an innovation expert from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT) will be visiting the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in november to promote the importance of user based innovations in creating successful companies." India and Indians residing worldwide have a wonderful record as innovators and entrepreneurs. I believe users tend to be the real developers of many important products." says Eric Hippel , professor and head of Innovation and entrepreneurship Group at the MIT Sloan School of Management.