Innovation Day is observed on February 16th of every year. Innovation is a process of translating an idea or invention into a good or service that creates value for which customers will pay. It is an action of inventing the new method, product, idea and so on. Innovation is considered to be one of the overused terms of this generation. On Innovation Day young innovators and business leaders come together to celebrate the change in their particular industry and seek solutions for tomorrow’s challenges. In an era of increasing complexity and competitions, scientists must have a platform to work face to face and look beyond to solve the problems. So this day creates an opportunity for scientists to meet their peer groups and discuss. This term is not always used professionally, even when one has a problem and think of a solution, he undergoes the process of inventing.
Innovation should not be carried out only by engineers. Every one might have new ideas every day.” -Dr.Li Walin
History of Innovation Day
Creator and the reason behind the creation of this day are unknown. This day must be created by someone or by some organizations to spread its significance of the day. Institutions celebrate this day to bring out new ideas from employees at the various level as this day believes that anybody could have novel ideas within them. The world evolved with innovation. Innovation started from the birth of man till now. So innovation and creation will continue to revolve around till the end.
Quotes of Innovation Day
“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs
“Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation.” – Dean Kamen
“Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.” – William Pollard
“There is no innovation and creativity without failure. Period.” – Brene Brown
“The heart and soul of the company is creativity and innovation.” – Bob Iger
“Exploration is the engine that drives innovation. Innovation drives economic growth. So let’s all go exploring.” – Edith Widder
“Innovation is taking two things that already exist and putting them together in a new way.” – Tom Freston
“Innovation is the calling card of the future.” – Anna Eshoo
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Other Celebrations on February 16
February 16 is also celebrated as
How to celebrate Innovation Day
Innovation day is officially celebrated by many companies in their version. This day is typically a 24-hour event in which employees form small teams try and solve problems relevant to the business. The teams have to present their ideas to the business with particular business case and the working prototype. Many companies have successfully adopted strategies that are suggested on innovation day by various employees at different levels of the organization. Students also celebrate this day by exposing their ideas to engineering professionals, professors, the media, and many others. Institutions will conduct various workshops for employees, students, and professors. Be an inventor on this day and create new ideas and solve problems which you cross in the day to day life. On this day, celebrate and encourage children and young people to be creative and innovative. Post pictures and share your thoughts on social media about the day by using the hashtag #InnovationDay.