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How businesses need to get creative if they want to survive coronavirus – and any other crisis in future

One Scottish restaurant company quickly devised a home dining experience during lockdown. www.sixbynico.co.uk, Author provided

One Scottish restaurant company quickly devised a home dining experience during lockdown. www.sixbynico.co.uk, Author provided Julie C. Thomson, Glasgow Caledonian University Walk around any town or city this autumn and you will find a range of shuttered businesses next door to others which have continued to operate during the pandemic. Some have responded rapidly with agility and creativity throughout 2020, …

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Our smartphone addiction is killing us – can apps that limit screen time offer a lifeline?

The solution to too much screen time may just be more apps. THE YOOTH/Shutterstock.com

The solution to too much screen time may just be more apps. THE YOOTH/Shutterstock.com Ashley Whillans, Harvard Business School We’re squandering increasing amounts of time distracted by our phones. And that’s taking a serious toll on our mental and physical well-being. Perhaps ironically, software developers themselves have been on the forefront of efforts to solve this problem by creating apps …

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Beyond Incubation: Universities as agents of startup development

(From left to right) Mustafa Mousa, Ahmad Dehwah and Edward Canepa, all KAUST students who founded startup Sadeem at the University. Image courtesy of KAUST

(From left to right) Mustafa Mousa, Ahmad Dehwah and Edward Canepa, all KAUST students who founded startup Sadeem at the University. Image courtesy of KAUST Shaimaa El Nazer • 04 June, 2020 In the 1990s, professors Henry Etzkowitz and Loet Leydesdorff, put forward the idea of the Triple Helix framework, which highlighted academia alongside corporates and government as key pillars …

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