Top Innovation Tools

While that one perfect gadget may not yet exist, this course will expose you to a set of tools that can help feed your company’s innovation pipeline. In this special innovation event, NewNorth Center will discuss the process for facilitating innovation and top tools available to increase effectiveness through specific stages.

Date and Time

Friday, September 13, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - Perrigo Company Presentation (optional)



Perrigo Company

420 Eastern Ave.
Allegan, MI 49010


$85/person ($950 value)
$65/person (3 or more from the same company)


The Top Innovation Tools event will cover a variety of innovation approaches, from thought to action. Individual sessions will include exercises and discussions on:

Fuzzy Definitions: Illustrating the importance of clarity

Creative Sequence - DNA: Observation, Investigation, Incubation, Solution, Decision, and Validation

Vision Integration Scenario Development: An intellectual workout for the brain that touches multiple trends and issues

Rapid Verb/Rapid Viz: Organized brainstorming

Deep Dive: Random to Relevant (Divergent/Convergent Thinking)

Filters: The process of taking many ideas to one

Download event PDF.

About NewNorth

NewNorth Center is a non-profit, hybrid education and business institution that provides paths to accelerated growth opportunities through the use of innovation practices. NNC has developed proven, innovation-focused curriculum for entrepreneurs, family-owned businesses and corporations of all sizes and markets. From in-depth, year-long programs to intense, revitalizing workshops, creative assets can be leveraged to move businesses and products from ideation to commercialization.




Location:Perrigo Company
420 Eastern Ave., Allegan, MI 49010
Date:9/13/2013 9:00 AM