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Innovation hub

Read our latest research, get practical tips from the best innovators and see how we put innovation into action

How do you compare on innovation?

Our online innovation leaders assessment explores your organisation’s attitude and approach to innovation.  You will be able to see how you compare with senior business and government executives on a number of key questions from our global innovation survey. You will also see a comparison with a group of innovation leaders from our survey. These are organisations who have seen an increase in revenue and achieved growth as a result of their innovation activity. We hope you find the results interesting and informative.

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Innovation matters - latest research

Our research is based on an international survey of 821 senior business and government executives and interviews with senior leaders. Through our work as a consulting, technology and innovation firm, and in our research, we have found successful ‘innovation leaders’ who are seeing a substantial increase in revenue and growth as a direct result of their innovation activity.

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Innovating on the high seas - interview with Sir Ben Ainslie

At a recent PA event, four-time Olympic champion Sir Ben Ainslie discusses the unique innovation challenges of the America’s Cup.  In the video below, he describes the critical aspect of getting the technical strategy right at the outset, the increased focus on sustainability and the exciting boat design concepts for the next America’s Cup.

Interview with Sir Ben Ainslie on his team's challenge for the 35th America’s Cup
Interview with Sir Ben Ainslie on his team's challenge for the 35th America’s Cup

Expert views

At a recent PA-FT executive briefing, innovation leaders focused on a number of key questions including: what are the key skills and traits required of today's innovative leaders? And how should organisations build internal cultures that nurture innovation? You can hear from some of the innovation experts in the videos below.

Amanda West, Global Head of Innovation, Thomson Reuters
Amanda West, Global Head of Innovation, Thomson Reuters
Andy Palmer, CEO, Aston Martin
Andy Palmer, CEO, Aston Martin
Apurva Sinha, Head of Innovation, Network Rail
Apurva Sinha, Head of Innovation, Network Rail
Nick Hirst, Chief Information Officer, NIHR Clinical Research Network
Nick Hirst, Chief Information Officer, NIHR Clinical Research Network

At PA, we know innovation matters. At our technology centre, we turn innovation into reality every day. Take a look at our video to find out how we collaborate and take risks to help organisations generate the best ideas and bring them to life.

Innovation matters
Innovation matters

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Case studies

Innovation is at the heart of PA. We are passionate about sharing our expertise and supporting innovation in society. We work with young people and both new and established organisations to help them challenge the status quo, generate new ideas and achieve inspirational results.

Drayson Technologies

Saving lives by empowering communities to tackle air pollution.

UK Royal Air Force

Putting innovation at the heart of the RAF.

CHEST

Defining a 3-year strategy to develop one of the world's most innovative medical...

How we work with innovators of the present and future

THE PA RASPBERY PI COMPETITION 2017

Our Raspberry Pi competition gives teams of students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience of computer programming and engineering. Find out more

LAND ROVER BAR AND THE AMERICA'S CUP

We have joined Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie and Land Rover BAR, in their challenge to win the 2017 America's Cup. Find out more

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