Innovation insights & cases

As a frontrunner in innovation consulting and research, Creax introduces a systematic approach to the fuzzy and unstructured world of innovation. Depending on your challenge, we assist in one or more stages of your innovation process. By detecting growth opportunities, solving production issues or finding new applications for existing products and materials.

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Science meets creativity: why it takes two to tango … and innovate

The constant interaction between scientific and creative minds in your team can take on many forms. In the end, however, the ultimate goal is to come up with big ideas that will boost your organization, but that are scientifically substantiated as well. The really good ideas are generated at the intersection of both worlds: concrete and creative, but feasible.

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The Google car: new opportunities

Although the concept of the driverless car is fabulous, the design remains rather conventional. We believe the new car configuration makes it possible to break out of the traditional car set-up. We got inspired by the BMW Isetta and took this iconic automobile from the fifties as a starting point to build further on the concept.

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Vitalo: Is there a future for thermoforming?

Despite its strong market position, Vitalo questioned its future within the traditional thermoforming market because of margin pressure from the East. This uncertainty was the start of an intense collaboration between Vitalo and CREAX.

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The influence of patents on 3D printing evolution

Do patents stimulate or slow down growth? The modern patent system was created to help stimulate innovation. A patent gives its owner the right to stop others from using his invention for a limited period of time, thus providing him the opportunity to benefit from his R&D investments. This security should convince individuals and organisations to investments in R&D and therefore stimulate innovation.

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How to benefit from existing technology

Bobsleighing is a high-tech and innovative discipline. How to improve the conventional design of the sled and optimize the performance of the athletes? The solution is simple yet ingenious: transfer ideas & technologies from other industries that face similar challenges. We introduce about 15 technologies in bobsleighing.

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Infographic nanotechnology in plastics

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