Innovation Think Tank

Innovation Think Tank at Regent Business School

With the aim to accelerate innovation with focused approach Regent Business School opened its Innovation Think Tank (ITT) lab in partnership with Siemens Healthineers at RBS Durban campus. The lab will be an innovation hub where participants including researchers, faculty members, and students can think outside the box to solve issues in healthcare and focusing on developing entrepreneurship skills in the area of education and business models. The ITT Lab at RBS Durban is the first Innovation Think Tank Lab at a Business School  in South Africa, as part of Siemens Healthineers’ global network of Innovation Think Tank Labs led by Prof. Sultan Haider.

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Our Goals

  • Expertise development in the areas of healthcare innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization
  • Building the knowledge economy in South Africa
  • Enhancing and building local and international research capacity
  • Showcasing local innovation projects through ITT global events
  • Award ITT fellowship and student exchange programs for excelling students

What is Innovation Think Tank Siemens Healthineers?

Innovation Think Tank (ITT) is a part of the Chief Technology Office of Siemens Healthineers. Driven by the need of interdisciplinary and self-sustaining infrastructures which are accessible for the entire departments, ITT was established in 2005. The global ITT infrastructure includes multiple innovation labs across Germany, China, India, Turkey, the United States, United Arab Emirates, and United Kingdom, addressing projects from 56 ITT activity locations. The program success and recognition led to the establishment of ITT locations at prestigious healthcare institutions and universities.
 
ITT was founded and is headed globally by Prof. Sultan Haider, who is a Principal Key Expert at Siemens Healthineers (SHS), a title awarded to him by SHS Managing Board in the year 2008 for his outstanding innovation track record which includes the establishment of 56 innovation activity locations and over 500 inventions and patents filed. Furthermore, Prof. Haider has been awarded honorary directorships, professorships and has developed innovation infrastructures and implemented innovation management certification programs for top institutions.

Link to ITT Siemens Healthineers Website

RBS-ITT Focus

Our Vision
To develop an own innovation infrastructure at Regent Business School boosting innovation and research capacity to develop business, entrepreneur, and management leaders in the field of healthcare.

Our Mission
RBS-ITT aims to strengthen the knowledge economy in South Africa through addressing the key healthcare challenges in the region through administrative and frugal approaches to innovation.

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