4 ways to make a cheaper electric car

innovation electric car design prototype creativity

Electric Vehicles (EV) are the future of mobility. But high costs prevent mainstream adoption. We brainstormed 4 creative but practical ways to lower production costs.

Analyzing the plastic soup problem with CRT

Plastic soup - innovative solutions

The plastic soup is all over the news. A complex problem with many sides and factors. Therefore, it is hard to understand the root problems. In a case like that, a Current Reality Tree or CRT is very useful.

FIYLTER – avoiding the plastic soup

FYIlter - filtering our wastewater

The oceans have become a plastic soup filled with micro plastics. Creax analysed the problem, got creative and came up with a simple but effective and prize-winning concept: the FIYLTER.

Bringing focus to CO2 reduction with AI

artificial intelligence mapping of CO2 reduction - edit

How can we reduce CO2 levels to help our climate? The solution seems simple: take the best technology available and invest in it to develop it, scale it and implement it. To find it, we used artificial intelligence.

Trade wars and innovation. How to grab strategic opportunities

trade wars - innovation to the rescue

A trade war can get your company into trouble surprisingly quickly. To escape the downward spiral strategic innovation brings new opportunities. From a clear and complete overview of technologies, opportunities, and markets, you make targeted choices for a profitable future.

Compîle – plastic soup skimmer

Product innovation - compîle sea filter plastics underwater view

Millions of tons of plastics are floating around in our seas. Marine life often mistakes these plastics for food and chokes on it. The compîle plastic soup skimmer is an innovative, modular sun-powered solution designed to sieve the plastics out of our oceans and protect sea life.

The battery car

Battery car - new product development

The main challenges preventing mass adoption are the limited number of charging stations and long charge times. The Revive ‘battery car’ is a mobile charging station that can revive a car by charging it at home, work, or wherever it is parked.

The Need for Concrete Innovation

The Need for Concrete Innovation by Mathieu Mottrie

Innovation has become an indespensible part of modern-day business pratice. Every company has the word innovation somewhere in it’s mission. But they struggle to implement is successfully. So how should we define innovation?

Technology management step 1: identifying enabling tech

innovation tech mapping - buble chamber

Technology identification for your innovation can start from scratch, or from looking at how your products and services can evolve and then spotting technologies that make that evolution possible. Bear in mind, however, that your discoveries in either case may actually lead you to reshape your products and services – and/or the way you bring them to market. Don’t zoom in too closely on technology to the point that you lose sight of the business side of the story, as each is an enabler of the other.

Technology management: five steps to staying ahead

Technology management, tech mapping strategy

Every company aims to offer products or services that seamlessly match market needs. Many, however, overlook the importance of technology as a means to differentiate, build and retain their competitive edges. In an increasingly fragmented global technology landscape, aligning your technology strategy with your business strategy is an absolute must