Six Types of Innovation Lab: The Pros and Cons

What are the various “flavors” of innovation lab a company can set up?

We’ve now written about or visited dozens of labs run by Global 1000 companies. This list lays out the six primary types we’ve seen — though there are “hybrids” which combine aspects of these — as well as the pros and cons of each. We’ve also included links to our coverage of some of these labs, or the labs’ websites themselves.

You can also download this typology in PDF or Excel form as well. (You can find more than 100 other documents like this in our Resource Center.)

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