innovation

(redirected from Technological innovation)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.

in·no·va·tion

 (ĭn′ə-vā′shən)
n.
1. The act of introducing something new.
2. Something newly introduced.

in′no·va′tion·al adj.

innovation

(ˌɪnəˈveɪʃən)
n
1. something newly introduced, such as a new method or device
2. the act of innovating
ˌinnoˈvational adj
ˌinnoˈvationist n

in•no•va•tion

(ˌɪn əˈveɪ ʃən)

n.
1. something new or different introduced.
2. the act of innovating; introduction of new things or methods.
[1540–50; < Late Latin]
in`no•va′tion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.innovation - a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentationinnovation - a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation
creation - an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone
2.innovation - the creation of something in the mindinnovation - the creation of something in the mind
creative thinking, creativeness, creativity - the ability to create
concoction - the invention of a scheme or story to suit some purpose; "his testimony was a concoction"; "she has no peer in the concoction of mystery stories"
contrivance - the faculty of contriving; inventive skill; "his skillful contrivance of answers to every problem"
3.innovation - the act of starting something for the first timeinnovation - the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"
commencement, start, beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
authorship, paternity - the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing; "the authorship of the theory is disputed"

innovation

noun
1. change, revolution, departure, introduction, variation, transformation, upheaval, alteration technological innovations of the industrial age
2. newness, novelty, originality, freshness, modernism, modernization, uniqueness We must promote originality and encourage innovation.

innovation

noun
A new and unusual thing:
Translations
إِبْتِكَارٌإبْتِكار، تَجْديد
inovacezměna
fornyelseopfindelse
innovaatio
inovacija
újítás
nÿjung, nÿbreytni
革新
혁신
naujovėnovatorius
jaunievedumsjauninājums
innovation
นวัตกรรม
sự đổi mới

innovation

[ˌɪnəʊˈveɪʃən] N (= act) → innovación f; (= thing) → innovación f, novedad f

innovation

[ˌɪnəˈveɪʃən] n
(= new method, invention) → innovation f
the technological innovations of the industrial age → les innovations technologiques de l'âge industriel
(= inventiveness) → innovation f
We must encourage innovation → Nous devons encourager l'innovation.

innovation

nInnovation f; (= introduction also)Neueinführung f (→ of +gen); (= thing introduced also)Neuerung f

innovation

[ˌɪnəʊˈveɪʃn] ninnovazione f

innovation

(inəˈveiʃən) noun
(the act of making) a change or a new arrangement etc. The new system in the school canteen was a welcome innovation.
ˈinnovator noun

innovation

إِبْتِكَارٌ inovace opfindelse Innovation καινοτομία innovación innovaatio innovation inovacija innovazione 革新 혁신 innovatie oppfinnelse innowacja inovação нововведение innovation นวัตกรรม yenilik sự đổi mới 创新
References in periodicals archive ?
Request for Pre Qualification Strengthening Management and Interaction of Production Technology Institute and the Centers for Technological Innovation
To guide the reader through the logic supporting his assertion, Fusfeld has divided the book into five parts: the first introduces the issues, the second details sources of technological innovation, the third describes the critical role of US industrial research, the fourth advocates that the US research university is a global resource, and the fifth underscores the public policies that have contributed to technological innovation and economic growth.
Technological innovation can lower the cost of achieving environmental objectives, so it is important to understand how environmental policy design and technological innovation are linked.
Three of these projects were shortlisted to help their promoters benefit from training terms in matters of technological innovation in Tunisia and in the United States, as part of GEP programme.
The section on intellectual capital explores areas such as globalization of instruction and the relationship between organizational identity and intellectual capital, while the section on technological innovation discusses the innovation dynamics of materials technology.
The national program to promote technological innovation projects, funds projects of research, development, innovation and improvement of the quality of industrial products.
This edition includes two new chapters on how technological innovation can create wealth.
So, looking to the future, we can be confident that financial innovation and technological innovation will continue to advance together.
A center of technological innovation, the Empire State Building is the heart of New York City's broadcasting and telecommunications operations and is home to all New York City television and FM radio stations.
It is designed to stimulate technological innovation; increase private sector commercialization of federal research and development; increase small business participation in federally funded research and development; and to foster participation by minority and disadvantaged firms in technological innovation.
The study, structured around the themes of technological innovation, institutional formation (and dissolution), and work practices, makes some original contributions to our understanding of the insurance industry, fewer to the literature on firefighting.
Full browser ?