Ignite Technologies and Connociam Consulting sign a strategic alliance to enhance their consulting services

Ignite has just signed a strategic alliance with Connociam to enhance Strategy and Innovation services both companies are offering. This strategic alliance with Connociam will allow both companies to combine knowledge and methodologies to bring higher value to customers in the fields of innovation, entrepreneurship, sales, marketing and strategy. Ignite Technologies has a long experience in “Technology…

Are Spanish Innovation Centers at the end of an era?

  The current post-crisis landscape is forcing Spanish innovation centers to redefine its strategy and size, as the recent creation of Eurecat has shown. Quo vadis “Innovation centers”? For Spanish Innovation Centers, becoming bigger is crucial in order to compete in the new European and “more private” marketplace. The Spanish R&D system has always been very dependent on public…

Científicos emprendedores

El pasado 29 de Noviembre Xavier Ferràs (decano de la Facultad de Empresa UVIC-UCC) publicó un artículo en La Vanguardia sobre la importancia de los científicos emprendedores. Xavier Ferràs sostiene que las características de un buen científico son exactamente iguales a las que definen a un buen perfil emprendedor. Argumenta que el avance del sistema…

“Innovación y genialidad”, Xavier Ferràs publica un artículo en el diario “Expansión”

Xavier Ferràs publica un artículo en el diario Expansión, dónde principalmente sustenta que la frontera de la productividad de un país no depende de la genialidad de algunos individuos, sino de la calidad del entorno institucional. De su marco laboral, de la meritocracia y rapidez de su administración, de su capacidad de atraer y retener…

Ignite Technologies is participating in a project to create a new technology center in Perú

Together with FUNIBER and Ajuntament de Sabadell Ignite is working in the development of a new technological center in Perú, CITE Alimenta, supported and funded by Diputació de Barcelona (DIBA). The main aim of CITE alimenta is to promote innovation and technology transfer activities in Perú. Last week people from Perú came to Barcelona to…

Xavier Ferràs starts a collaboration with “Expansión” diary

Xavier Ferràs, co-founder and partner of Ignite Technologies and dean of UVic-UCC business faculty, starts a monthly collaboration as a columnist on the prestigious diary “Expansión” . His first article introduces the idea that science and technology create fields of exponential growth. By having a highly interconnected scientists and companies the humanity is able to…

TTC

TTC is a company headquartered in Sabadell, close to Barcelona city. They focus on coating development and thermal mass, thermochemical and superficial treatments, in order to offer an improvement of the mechanical properties of materials, especially for industrial steel tools. Since 2002 it has been a European leading company in the development of coatings Chemical…