What is cross-sector innovation and what are its positive impacts? In this podcast – 2hochMEHR – Innovation Denken – Johanna Suo (Kouzmine-Karavaïeff) talks about transfer of skills from art professions to other sectors and the wider economy. Thank you Diplomatic World Institute.
I could not agree more that creativity is an answer for us today. The statement comes, as you can see above, from the article by Marisa Henderson, Chief of the Creative Economy Programme, and Amy Shelver, Public Information Officer, UNCTAD. The 2021 UN Year of Creative Economy #CreativeEconomy2021 is a great opportunity to look at […]
In January 2021 we ran a workshop at the innovation & employability week at Staffordshire University in the UK. Students came from different fields of study and the overall aim with was to explore human centric innovation approaches and art related processes in contemporary professional practice. In doing so, exploring:· Why is innovation important and […]
In January 2021 ifa laboratory director Johanna Suo was appointed Diplomatic World Institute Ambassador for Culture and External Relations & Development. On LinkedIn Johanna Suo said the following: “In this role I hope to further shed light on different aspects of the value of culture, its place in international relations, in innovation, cross sectoral collaboration, […]
The director of ifa laboratory, Johanna Kouzmine-Karavaïeff (Suo) works since a while back on research that aims to develop an understanding of cross-sectoral collaboration. This is unique because of its approach which examines cultural & creative intelligence and what impact these have in specific contexts.The team provides a rich mix and further adds to the […]
On the UN World Creativity & Innovation day ifa laboratory director Johanna Suo, together with Prof. Khawar Hameed, and Peter Rudge founded the UK based company Artisans of Innovation (AOI). AOI is an innovation consultancy specialising in human-centric innovation and cross-sector ecosystem development. You can read Johanna Suo’s first blog contribution “The role & value […]
During the Covid 19 confinement ifa laboratory co-hosted with ifa gallery an online Instagram talk with artist Joakim Eneroth. The artist currently exhibits his brand new work Consumed Notions in Brussels. Beyond Joakim’s talent as artist, his work exploring the origins of creativity is of central interest to ifa laboratory. Johanna Suo (J.S), director ifa […]
Finally we share this video from Bubble Hub/ Forum Charleroi Creative end 2017. ifa laboratory gave a workshop and conference “The artist and his/her competences as source for creativity & innovation in the company” (Bartholomeus Henri Van de Valde, orchestra director/ expert in change management, Sebastien Meert, entrepreneur and coach specialised in commercial strategy/ sale […]
“Creativity at the heart of businesses, a key to success?” ifa laboratory presented a session at the European Business Summit in Brussels on 23 May A panel discussing creativity in business was created. The question was “Can creativity, if placed at the heart of projects and companies result in innovation with the potential for longer […]
“Une journée très inspirante et un thème passionnant !” On 6 November ifa laboratory (Bartholomeus Henri Van de Valde, orchestra director/ expert in change management, Sebastien Meert, entrepreneur and coach specialised in commercial strategy/ sale team development and Johanna Suo, director ifa laboratory) organised a conference on behalf of Bubble Hub/ Forum Charleroi Creative/ IGretec.