Published: 17 May 2018
Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team
This summary contains input from twenty-two members regarding their experiences developing and promoting innovation labs. We begin this summary with an overview of innovation labs and then examine the organization, structure, staffing, and funding of members' innovation labs. From there, we explore members' strategy and direction for their labs, as well as how they deliver innovation research pilots and trials. We close with a look at members' collaboration with third-parties for innovation strategies.
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