LONDON and BOSTON, November 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Imaginatik plc
(AIM:IMTK), a leading provider of Innovation and Collaborative
Problem-Solving software and processes, has today been selected by the
World Economic Forum as one of 39 visionary companies to become Technology
Pioneers 2008. The Technology Pioneers 2008 were nominated by the world's
leading technology experts, including venture capitalists, technology
companies, academics and media. The final selection from 273 nominees was
made by a panel of leading technology experts appointed by the World
Economic Forum. Technology Pioneers 2008 are invited to participate in a
conference whose principal theme will be "The Power of Collaborative
Innovation" at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2008 that will be
held in Davos, Switzerland, from 23-27 January and in the Annual Meeting of
the New Champions that will be held in Tianjin, People's Republic of China
from 25-27 September 2008.
Imaginatik plc has been included as a Technology Pioneer thanks to its
truly innovative technology helping organisations to solve some of the
biggest challenges that currently face them. Businesses are finding it
increasingly important to come up with ways to innovate and differentiate
themselves from competitors, and Imaginatik's technology helps them to
achieve this by tapping into the 'collective genius' within organisations.
The Company's ability to create business benefits for their customers in
the field of innovation means that their products are highly relevant in
Mark Turrell, CEO of Imaginatik plc, commented, "To be selected as a
Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum is fitting for the
technology that we provide to our customers, especially as the topic for
this year's conference is the Power of Collaborative Innovation. It is a
great endorsement of our company and our approach that we have been chosen
and proves that we are succeeding in helping organisations to gain business
advantage through innovation, using the frequently neglected and cost
effective resource that is their own workforce."
Peter Torreele, Managing Director of the World Economic Forum said,
"This year the World Economic Forum received a record number of
applications from companies around the world to become a Technology
Pioneer. From a highly competitive field, we are extremely pleased to have
a community that is using innovation and technology to dramatically affect
the way society and business operate and doing so in a markedly
collaborative manner. We are excited to welcome the Technology Pioneers
class of 2008 to the larger community of the World Economic Forum and we
are looking forward to the fruits that their collaboration will bring."
Imaginatik is the leading provider of Innovation and Collaborative
Problem Solving software and process to the world's leading companies. More
than 100 clients rely on Imaginatik's software, consulting and research to
enable their best-of-breed innovation activities.
Imaginatik's software and consulting services have helped clients
discover significant sources of additional revenue, as well as tangible
cost savings, process improvements and increased product pipeline.
Imaginatik is also committed to developing strategic solutions in the field
of innovation, working with academic institutions such as the London
Business School and the Cass School of Business, London, as well as leading
practitioners of corporate innovation.
For further information please visit http://www.imaginatik.com.
About the World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization
committed to improving the state of the world by engaging leaders in
partnerships to shape global, regional and industry agendas.
Incorporated as a foundation in 1971, and based in Geneva, Switzerland,
the World Economic Forum is impartial and not-for-profit; it is tied to no
political, partisan or national interests. (http://www.weforum.org)
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