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Camp Invention; Youngsters get hands-on with creativity and innovation

CONCORD- From the outside Beverly Hills Elementary might look like it’s closed for the summer, but this week its classrooms were the site of creativity and innovative thinking. This week the school ho…
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Golden West College construction projects aim to build a future of ‘innovation and invention’

Construction is gaining steam at Golden West College in Huntington Beach on a series of new buildings intended to accommodate increasing enrollment and foster “innovation and invention,” college offic…
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Oklahoman showed how innovation and invention work together

Invention and innovation are not the same. A few years ago, a contributor in Forbes put it this way: “Invention creates an ability, but innovation takes that ability and allows it to scale and create some kind of market impact.” But which comes first?
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Invention, innovation vital to the future of Vancouver’s Nautilus

The heartbeat of Nautilus Inc. may well sound like the hum of shoes against a treadmill’s belt. It is music to the ears of executives at Vancouver’s fitness equipment maker. Testing and engineering facilities at Nautilus’s 28,000-square-foot …
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Willoughby-Eastlake School of Innovation students showcase ingenuity, creativity at Invention Convention

Some great ideas came in small packages at Invention Convention on March 3. About 75 sixth-graders and 12 fourth- and fifth-graders from Willoughby-Eastlake School of Innovation presented a new invention and competed at convention. Some students worked on …
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Invention vs Innovation?

To most people, the terms are synonymous, but to many economists, there is a distinction (one that, as far as I know, goes back to Schumpeter): invention is the technological development, and innovation is its application to the market. Invention is …
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