There is a quote in the Innovation District office that says "Innovation is Creativity with a Job to Do." It reminds us all that creativity and the ability to see something new in old things - is at the heart of innovation. The Dali's Innovation Lab has a marvelous exercise in which participants take a fresh look at the objects around them as they stretch their innovation mindsets. Recently someone pointed out how an object that we look at every day reminded them of a favorite childhood memory.
So... we ran with it. What does it look like to you?
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Last week St. Pete Innovation District hosted its 6th State of Science and Innovation. This event highlights innovators who are doing creative, thought-provoking, and impactful work. This is always a favorite event of the year and once again the event didn't disappoint.
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