"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about innovation across the globe.
1.) Innovation: a lesson for the NHS from the developing world. After a trip to Sierra Leone, one doctor reflects on what can be learned from those working in more challenging circumstances.
2.) Innovation performance of 190 European regions compared. Innovation is a key driver of economic growth and jobs. The Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2012, published today, provides a comparative assessment of how European regions are performing.
3.) Are you winning the global innovation game or are you being left behind? Being successful at innovation today means changing the way you think about where critical knowledge comes from and how to use it.
4.) Five Aussie start-ups looking to crack Obama’s America. Regardless of the economic turmoil the US has undergone in the past four years, America remains a prized destination for many Australian entrepreneurs.
5.) Innovation is key to America's breadbasket
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, America’s 2 million farms are the world’s most productive, not only feeding our nation, but providing crucial grains and foodstuffs to help feed other people around the world.
Letter: Innovation must be encouraged, protected and rewarded.
Photo: One Laptop Per Child
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