There are five categories for assessing performance in our Best Innovator competition:
||Is innovation strategy developed and implemented by top management?
||Is a culture of innovation firmly embedded within the organization as a key factor in innovation competence?
||Do rigorous innovation lifecycle management processes increase profit margins from innovations?
||Does the company leverage enabling factors to successfully implement innovations?
||Is innovation continuous and is it implemented successfully?
This year's contest will especially underscore the theme on "Sustainable innovation management - impact of the economic crisis"