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WKYC-TV: Seeing the Possibilities Features Nottingham Spirk

Cleveland on the Brink of something ‘big’

By Rick Smith, August 19, 2014

WKYC-TV featured Nottingham Spirk in a story about innovation in Cleveland, Ohio: “‘I gotta tell you, this is our 40th anniversary, and we are looking to the next 40 years. I’m telling you, the next 40 years are going to be unbelievable,’ explains Spirk, with a wide smile. As enthusiastic as they are about Cleveland Read more »

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BioInnovation Partnership

By Nottingham Spirk, April 22, 2014

CLEVELAND (April 21, 2014) – Leaders of the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) and Nottingham Spirk, a national innovation firm based in Cleveland, Ohio, announced today a strategic bioinnovation partnership to accelerate innovation and commercialization of biomedical devices and products.  The partnership joins two of Northeast Ohio’s most prominent centers of innovation and Read more »


Relentless Innovation in 2014: Commentary

By Nottingham Spirk, April 10, 2014
Relentless Innovation is Simultaneously Continuous and Disruptive

In this month’s issue of Inc., Steve Blank spoke to the graduating class of ESADE business school in Barcelona, Spain, about the future of entrepreneurship and innovation. In several ways, he really captured the elevated importance of innovation in an ever-changing business environment. We’ve seen the profile Read more »


Empowering Innovators Intel Film Series

By Bill, March 25, 2014

A film series called Empowering Innovators to explore the ways in which Intel technology plays a vital role in creative, cultural, and physical endeavors

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John Spirk: We Have to See the Invisible and do the Impossible

By Nottingham Spirk, February 28, 2014

John Spirk took the stage at the Reinventing America Summit, Forbes’ inaugural event designed to bring together leaders of the next industrial revolution

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The Invention Machine

By Bill, February 12, 2014

Excerpt from Forbes article “The Invention Machine…”: “The closest thing in America to Thomas Edison’s New Jersey laboratory is a decommissioned Christian Science church in Cleveland. It’s here that John Nottingham, John Spirk and their team of 70 inventors, tinkerers and support staff have cooked up the Swiffer SweeperVac, Spinbrush, Read more »

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Create a Culture of Innovation

By Nottingham Spirk, January 13, 2014

Nottingham & Spirk provide practical advice on how companies can foster a culture of innovation that engages employees and delivers compelling results.

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A New Years Greeting from Nottingham Spirk

By Nottingham Spirk, December 30, 2013

Capitalizing on Core Strengths 

As we approach the New Year we are thankful for the many stakeholders who have made this a successful year for Nottingham Spirk – Our associates who worked tirelessly to produce impressive results, our clients partners whose dedication to innovation helps foster ongoing creativity, and our Strategic Partners who provide Read more »


Creating Ways To Make An Impact: 70-20-10 Rule

By Nottingham Spirk, December 16, 2013

Get more detail on how your business can follow the 70-20-10 rule.

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Keep Big Ideas From Eating Your Core Business

By Bill, December 10, 2013

John and Bill Nottingham of Nottingham Spirk discuss what companies need to do to create the next big ideas in this Tech Talk Podcast.

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