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Marked by innovation or given to making innovations.

in′no·va′tive·ness n.
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the quality of being innovative
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Noun1.innovativeness - originality by virtue of introducing new ideas
originality - the ability to think and act independently
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Bahrain has taken huge strides in sustainable development in various fields, in line with the vision of His Majesty King Hamad, thanks to the proven capability, achievements and innovativeness of Bahrainis, affirmed the Premier and the Crown Prince.
To further strengthen Nigeria's position as a member country of the United Nations' Youth Engagement and Public Mobilisation track at the Climate Action Summit in September 2019, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Federal Ministry of Environment through its Department of Climate Change, is hosting a Regional Youth Roundtable on Climate Action to unlock youth innovativeness in Nigeria's climate action.
'It is one way to honor our farmers not only for their hard work but for their innovativeness, as well as their resiliency,' DA XI information officer Noel Provido told TIMES on Thursday.
However, given the rapid pace of innovation in the industry, we thought it important to come out with a more formal, explicit assessment of innovation and how we view the innovativeness of companies.
He hailed the man as "a hero" and "a legend" and criticised the government for not encouraging a resourceless man for his innovativeness. He acknowledged that he may have broke the regulations of the Civil Aviation Authority but stressed that government needs to facilitate his efforts and help him comply with the law.
Our cover story takes a look at the American Innovation Index (An)1*, the first comprehensive study to quantify and rank the innovativeness of U.S.
This award recognizes efforts made by Ericsson to provide proven and standards-based Cloud and Network Function Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVi) solutions to telecom operators while ensuring the evolution towards 5G, enabling operators to gain competitive advantage through reduced OPEX, operational efficiency, increased innovativeness as well as reduced time-to-market.
Recent studies regarding open innovation and co-creation have asserted that the creativity and innovativeness to solve the social challenges can be developed when members of the online communities share their opinions with one another [2][3].
The ministry's undersecretary for resources and services praised His Highness's scientific initiatives aimed to encourage students academic innovativeness and creativity, affirming the ministry's supporting to such outstanding initiatives that constitute a qualitative addition in the educational field in harmony with the ministry's persistent efforts to boost the harnessing of communication and information technology (ICT) in education.
However, individuals differ regarding their level of innovativeness and as a result, they tend to adopt innovation at different paces and levels of risk (Kilicer & Odabasi, 2013).

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