Putting sustainability knowledge at shoppers’ fingertips

We met with James Hand, co-founder of sustainable shopping app Giki, to understand his story,  the challenges for app-based...

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What is Design Thinking, really?

We all want to live in a beautiful, effortless world, where everything works like it was made just for...

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Innovation in Action October

Your monthly round up of the latest trends and innovations to hit the market, spotted by the people who...

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“We set out to unjunk our favourite snacks”

Sara Trechman, Co-Founder of healthy snack brand Well&Truly, explains what innovation means to her and what it means to...

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As fashion gets faster, so must innovation

Fossil Group is using data and insight to fuel innovation, and reinvent itself as a leader in wearable tech....

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“It’s about people empowering themselves to stay healthy”

Oxford Pharmascience’s newest innovation, Ellactiva, recently relaunched as a complete health and wellness supplement with new ingredients, proposition and packaging....

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Innovation beyond disruption

David Walker, Happen Founder and Group CEO shares some key insights from his recent presentation at the Cranfield School...

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“You have to hold true to your vision”

We spoke to April Preston, Executive Head of Food Innovation at Harrods, about innovation, experiential shopping, and the store’s...

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When fishing for insights, you need to know how deep to dive

When it comes to innovation, everyone’s looking for a breakthrough. Or at least, they think they are. In reality,...

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Is surprise dead?

Recent research we’ve done with Generation Z has highlighted quite a different attitude to food compared to previous generations....

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What can a bee teach us about wellbeing?

The average bee colony will visit 2 million flowers every single day, but a single bee all day, will...

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Defined by digital: 4 ways tech makes Gen Z different

Every generation is influenced by the era in which it comes of age. But for Gen Z, one factor...

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“We’re reinventing what soft drinks look like”

We met with start-up entrepreneur, Hugh Thomas, CEO and co-founder of Ugly Drinks, to learn about how they innovate,...

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The power of wow

Did that cat just bark? It can’t have… except it did. There’s a reason I couldn’t stop talking about...

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Generation Z:  The new kids on the block have arrived

As they move from childhood to adolescence the decisions Gen Z make will have a massive impact on us...

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Circle Of Innovators

Innovators, we find, don’t have many events to come together and discuss hot topics in their industry. This is...

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Business Connections Live
Costas innovation interview on Business Connections Live

Last week, Happen Innovation Agency’s co-founder Costas spoke with Business Connections Live about innovation within business, and in particular,...

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MRS innovation award
We’re finalists for the MRS Best Innovation Award!

We’re proud to announce that StarMaker, Happen Group’s game-changing innovation supertool, has been named as a finalist in the...

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game changer innovation
Introducing StarMaker: Analytics with the power to transform your innovation

  More product innovations fail than succeed. A lot more. But while innovation has always been risky, technology has...

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Find out how to achieve breakthrough innovation success at IIeX

Happen Innovation Agency and Winkle recently presented at this year’s Insight Innovation Exchange Conference on the 3rd and 4th...

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Taste of London
Taste of London Winter Festival

Here at Happen are we passionate about food and drink innovation. Therefore, what better way to get inspiration then...

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alcohol trends
Top flavour trends from London Cocktail Week 2015

Last week we spotted the latest food to go trends from the 2015 Lunch! Show, this week we hit...

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lunch food to go
Top flavour trends from lunch! food to go show 2015

As FMCG and brand innovation consultants, we are always on the hunt for the latest tasty trends, and were...

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innovation expert panel
Festival of Innovation expert panel debate

At Happen and Winkle’s annual Festival of Innovation, celebrating innovation strategy and innovation research, this year all of the...

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48hr Innovation challenge at a zoo!
48hr Innovation challenge at a zoo!

Last week Happen incredible Innovators packed their bags with head torches, walking boots and packs of post-it notes, ready...

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Winkle founder wins Market Researcher of the Year 2
Winkle founder wins Market Researcher of the Year

The Dutch market research community has awarded Hans Lingeman, Happen Group Partner and Founder of our sister company Winkle, with...

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Inspire Sessions introduces Gringa Dairy 8
Inspire Sessions introduces Gringa Dairy

Last week Happen Innovation Agency were lucky enough to welcome Kristen Schnepp from Gringa Dairy to the Hub, who shared with...

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Efficient Innovation - What's the BIG idea
Efficient Innovation – What’s the BIG idea?

Six of the best ideas from the Global Innovation Forum 2012 In November 2012, Happen & Winkle founders David...

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Congratulations to Save the Children & Will Aid
Congratulations to Save the Children & Will Aid

Huge well done to our friends at Save the Children, who last week were awarded ‘Winners’ at the Institute of...

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