Do you want to renew your business operating system?

People, markets and societies are changing at a dramatic speed. If you don’t adapt to generate new value for them, by starting to work within a 10-year vision, you may not even exist on 5 years.

Institute of Next helps you to mobilize your best people to spearheading a transformation within your own organization.

This is our proposal to help you do it.

Our model for transformation explained in10 pages

A summary about the imminent future

See what’s coming in 2030

Our Methods

Methods that go from discovering what lies ahead (Radical), to opening your people to the new business operating System (Next), and to training your teams to be self-directed when engaging into innovation on the business value model (Verne). 

Besides, a program to connect innovation teams from different companies (co-society), as well as unique projects that involve high-performing teams (Singulars).

Finally, our founder (Alfons Cornella) acts as a frequent keynote speaker to contribute to shake your people according to your organization’s needs.

Our 100 Innovations Tools

We have developed some 100 innovation tools as well as a specific software, to help manage innovation projects in your organization.

We even design and develop bespoke tools according to the needs of your innovation situation.

We have also published our Innovation Manual (Manual de innovación) covering what we have learned about innovation in more than 120 projects along 25 years.

We have designed 100 tools to generate a learning by doing experience.

We have created the application guide to facilitate the transfer of the method to innovation teams.

The last challenge has been to capture the learnings of 25 years of our innovation provision for companies across many industries.

Who we are

In 1995, Alfons Cornella launched EXTRANET, the first innovation newsletter in Spanish.

 

In 2000, he founded INFONOMIA, an innovation consulting firm based in Barcelona. Throughout these years, we have had a team of highly qualified and restless people.

 

We’ve been devoted to developing innovation culture in the marketplace by producing hundreds of articles, books and videos, as well as dozens of events.

In 2013, Mònica Alonso joined Infonomia as partner and CEO.

 

We focus on providing transformation and innovation models for our clients. We’ve been devoted to developing innovation culture in the marketplace we believe in the energy of people to change companies.

 

For this reason, in 2016 launched Institute of Next, by Infonomia

Institute of Next has a core team of seniors, and an ecosystem of experts and partners that combines a wide variety of backgrounds and expertise, in order to effectively adapt to the needs of any client and to provide the best results.

 

We work with companies across different industries to turn ideas into value.

 

We help you make transformation and innovation happen, by inspiring, building, training and coaching successful intra-entrepreneur teams.

Alfons Cornella
Co-Founder Institute of Next
Query-oriented, learning lover, people-dynamizer. He personally transmit his ideas and experiencies about 10.000 people annually.
Mònica Alonso
Co-founder Institute of Next
Creative, catalyst, collaborative. She is an agile learner-by-doing, and she does so as a partner in 5 startups: Urbiotica, Social Car, Goodgut, Newborn Solutions, Made of Genes.
Core Team
Passionate, trustworthy, specialized.
We boast a team of 14 senior professionals who work on our projects. This team is made up of catalysts, data scientists, competitive intelligence experts, art directors, copywriters, computer technicians, organizational psychology experts & anthropologists.

More than 20 years

Throughout these 20 years dedicated to innovation, we have helped many companies to change and innovate, and we expect to live more spectacular changes in the next 20 years. Are you ready for the next move?

Relevant projects

We have done it before! We foster transformation and innovation in organizations by helping them build their own model adapted to their needs and capabilities.

 

This is the synthesis of our experience across more than 120 projects for clients in all industries.

We help you make transformation and innovation happen, by inspiring, building, training and coaching successful intra-entrepreneur teams in your organization.

Futbol Club Barcelona

Futbol Club Barcelona

Smart Sports. Innovation VERNE program, project to detect and work out some new opportunities on products, services and processes through 7 cells to estimulate cross innovation in the Club.

Suez

Suez

Smart Basin. The rapid evolution towards a world in which water becomes a valuable resource will lead to the adoption of more integrated approaches to improve the governance of freshwater resources. The integration of management at the natural river basin level will be more relevant in the next 20 years.

Irta

Irta

Agrofood solutions for a better life. IRTA contributes to agrofood’s competitive future by creating proposals for emerging business opportunities related to the circular economy, to “bioeconomy” as well as to the development of products and services related to improving human health.

CAF

CAF

Smart mobility. The mobility of people is critical in the new megapolis and cities of the world. Traffic decongestion,
and the reduction of pollution are very critical challenges for cities. The scenarios are multiple and diverse. How can CAF be a relevant actor in the mobility ecosystem within 10 years?

Catalonia Exponential

Catalonia Exponential

Catalonia Exponential is ACCIÓ’s most disruptive proposal. It offers different services and activities that will connect businesses directly to the heart of exponential innovation worldwide. We have trained 80 international directors in this new challenge. Catalonia Exponential’s offices in the USA, Korea, China and Israel are pioneers of this project.

Casa de Mateus

Casa de Mateus

The Casa de Mateus Foundation in Portugal hosts a mini innovation school to discuss the opportunities for change in the business models in the agrifood and wine sectors.

Novartis

Novartis

Workshop designed to develop new value proposals including all the agents of the oncology ecosystem.

CIMTI-LEITAT

CIMTI-LEITAT

Talk at CosmoCaixa before 200 professionals from the Catalan Government’s Health Department and Work, Social Affairs and Families Department about innovation opportunities on the intersection of health and well-being based on examples from other countries, with a special focus on home treatment for patients with chronic diseases.

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

We spent a working day with the team of directors from MSF to rethink about the needs of innovation in the field of medical emergencies in the current context of conflict. MSF has to adapted to the new challenges of the new political context.

The 100-Year Life Talk

The 100-Year Life Talk

Talk about the challenges that society faces due to the general increase in life expectancy and its social, economic and health impacts.

Novartis

Novartis

Workshop designed to develop value proposals for all the agents of the melanoma ecosystem, focusing on the agents’ training and on information processes.

Catalonia Dron Camp

Catalonia Dron Camp

Smart Mobility. Workshop stimulates the startups bring ideas to increase the changes in their field. The goal is to accelerate the startups of drones in the mindset of the business model.

Orbea

Orbea

Smart tech. Blockchain workshop to generate ideas to apply blockchain to the company’s value chain.

Kids & Us

Kids & Us

Smart Learning. The technology applied in the translation of languages can disrupt conventional business of face-to-face learning of new languages. They aim to identify the map of emerging technologies that can interrupt the market and disrupt your business.

Caixabank Stores

Caixabank Stores

Caixabank stores promote smart banking. Caixabank stores leaders in the adoption of new technologies and in their use in customer service.
New stores promote creativity and innovation aimed at customer service and efficiency.

BIODONOSTIA

BIODONOSTIA

Smart Medical Device Project generates a Opportunities Handbook, that summarizes the ideas to value proposals for the hospital.

Cuatrecasas

Cuatrecasas

A VERNE project to organize and activate innovation cells in this large Spanish law firm. The project detects and work out some new opportunities on products, services and processes.

Silk Caixabank

Silk Caixabank

Verne Project generates new ideas to accelerate the outputs of the processes for the unit business.

Basque Health Cluster, Osakidetza

Basque Health Cluster, Osakidetza

Innovation Talk and workshop with 200 professionals from the Health System of Basque Country to generate ideas to acceleration the innovation in the health system.

Aigües de Barcelona

Aigües de Barcelona

Innovation Project to identify the water equation They aim to identify the map of elements of value for the clients.

Mercat de les Flors. Graner

Mercat de les Flors. Graner

Verne Project generates opportunities, that summarizes the ideas to value proposals for the Creation center for dance and live art of Graner.

Casa de Matheus

Casa de Matheus

Verne Project generates new ideas to rethink the future. Smart watching and analysis about the assets of the foundation.

Futbol Club Barcelona

Futbol Club Barcelona

Workshop to promote the female sports in the club. 100 female partners participated supporting your ideas.

BASF

BASF

Workshop stimulates stakeholders to bring ideas in the context of the Barcelona Creator Space Tour.

Lallemand

Lallemand

Workshop to explore the potential collaboration between markets managers

Bluesun

Bluesun

WORKSHOP to streamline selection of potential new products.

Esteve

Esteve

A VERNE project to detect and prototype some new opportunities on products, services and processes in the pharma and health industry.

Ferrer

Ferrer

A VERNE EXPRESS project to visualize and evaluate some new opportunities on products, services and processes in the pharma and health industry.

Casa Batlló

Casa Batlló

Design and organization of a workshop about augmented experience, where professionals coming from different “flavour” of the field could share teir knowledge and projects.

Bist Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology:

Bist Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology:

A workshop to explore the potential collaboration between scientists and researchers coming from different institutes under the BIST organization.

DanoNe Water

DanoNe Water

WORKSHOP to streamline selection of potential new products.

Frit Ravich

Frit Ravich

A VERNE project to detect and work out some new opportunities on products, services and processes in the snack industry.

Repsol

Repsol

WORKSHOP on methodologies for idea exploration.

Fundacion CEDE

Fundacion CEDE

A project to explain the business opportunities for the next 10 years, in 20 main areas. For each sector there is a one-page text, a list of digital resources, and a motion-graphics video. Results available here. Map of final videos available here.

Gas Natural

Gas Natural

A workshop with some 300 professionals from the company aimed at discovering new opportunities on how to respond faster to inputs from the environment (so, on how to become a responsive organization).

Volkswagen

Volkswagen

Preparation and delivery of the 2016 Master Class, about innovation and business transformation, for some 400 professionals in the Spanish business unit of the corporation.

Abbvie

Abbvie

A VERNE EXPRESS project to detect and work out some new opportunities on products, services and processes around some specific diseases.

Diputació de Barcelona

Diputació de Barcelona

Workshop stimulates the museums to bring ideas to increase the audience

Consorci Hospitalari de Barcelona

Consorci Hospitalari de Barcelona

Workshop stimulates the staff of the hospital to bring ideas to increase the the changes in their hospitals.

Ajuntament de Barcelona

Ajuntament de Barcelona

DATABASE of startups and innovative companies in Barcelona.Geografies de la innovació.

BASF

BASF

WORKSHOP to improve security issues at factories.

Fundación CEDE

Fundación CEDE

WHITE PAPER about 20 relevant trends that will affect leadership in the next decade.

Aracoop

Aracoop

WORKSHOP to detect potential synergies between cooperatives.

RACC

RACC

Report on potential business around the sharing economy

Abbot

Abbot

VERNE Project to organize and activate innovation cells in the Spanish branch of this pharmaceutical company.

Sanofi

Sanofi

VERNE Project to organize and activate innovation cells in the Spanish branch of this pharmaceutical company.

Torres

Torres

VERNE Project to organize and activate innovation cells in the headquaters of this global wine company.

Total

Total

A talk for top-level managers on how to create a culture of innovation through a proven methodology of innovation cells that build on problems and opportunities in order to develop challenges and prototypes.

HP

HP

Designing and developing a workshop for the exchange of ideas, experiences and the discovery of opportunities in strategic areas of the company’s large format printer division, with the participation of competitors and client companies.

Casa Batlló

Casa Batlló

Seeking to define a supporting idea to complement the current core idea through a process of exploring the environment, the identification of activities, resources, products, services and experiences with users.

Cinesa

Cinesa

Carrying out an exploration on the future of cinemas.

Kibuc

Kibuc

Creating a plan for a new business model and flagship showroom.

Gas Natural

Gas Natural

Creating and holding a workshop on innovation opportunities for different business sectors within the company.

Puig

Puig

Creating and implementing a workshop on innovation opportunities for the company’s operations team.

Iberdrola

Iberdrola

Producing a new strategic view on the coming energy services.

Ferrovial

Ferrovial

Producing a white paper on the future of smart infrastructures.

Santander

Santander

Building and activating an innovation community of branch managers.

Novartis

Novartis

Developing an investigation on intangible brand enhancement.

Biocat

Biocat

Workshops to identify the company’s shared vision of establishing Catalonia as a biobusiness cluster and leader in biotech and biomed research and development within a highly competitive business environment.

Cepsa

Cepsa

Activating an innovation workshop for the Service Station division of CEPSA’s directive counsel.

Danone

Danone

A process of exploring, creating, and fixing opportunities, within the field of knowledge management in the company.

Esteve

Esteve

Strategy and conceptualisation of the company’s employee portal.

Hospital de Sant Pau

Hospital de Sant Pau

A futurology study of the hospital, from the basis of an information system centred on patients and based on dynamic networks.

Pepsico

Pepsico

Developing participative workshops for the identification of new products for specific sectors of the market.

Grupo Planeta

Grupo Planeta

Research on products with the potential to be commercialised as a platform for home delivery service.

Santander Recruiting

Santander Recruiting

Designing and implementing, over consecutive years, a seminar on innovation in business for the top 200 managers of the Santander Group.

Generalitat de Catalunya - Salut

Generalitat de Catalunya - Salut

Constructing an interactive map of innovation in the Catalan Health System, with an emphasis on experiences of positive use of ICT in the health sector.

Banesto

Banesto

Designing and executing a multimedia programme with original infographic content (text and animation) on 21 technologies of interest to small and medium businesses, and a book of 21 innovative initiative experiences in Spain.

Crèdit Andorrà

Crèdit Andorrà

Defining and incorporating digital strategy into the company’s general strategies, creating an online conceptual model and an information structure for the different sections of the business.

Santander - TOP 200

Santander - TOP 200

The development of research, and a resulting workshop, on trends in the use of social networks in the identification of professionals (recruitment 2.0).

Mediapro - 3.14

Mediapro - 3.14

The original idea and assessment presented to the production company in the selection of innovative companies for the programme Made in Catalunya, aimed at broadcasting innovation on Catalan television channel Canal 33, with its emphasis on an audience of children and young people.

Aeroports de Catalunya

Aeroports de Catalunya

A development process of 50 high-value motivational aspects to identity services that improve usability and user experience at Barcelona Airport’s terminals.

FUNDACIÓN PRÍNCIPE DE GIRONA

FUNDACIÓN PRÍNCIPE DE GIRONA

Considering the logic of the Impulsa conference for encouraging entrepreneurial talent in young people.

Fundación Telefonica

Fundación Telefonica

Mobilising a community of education entrepreneurs.

UPC Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

UPC Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Motivation for university professionals and their teams to define future scenarios on the medium-term role and opportunities of a polytechnic.

Universia

Universia

Organising knowledge to define a shared strategic vision.

Biocat

Biocat

A study of the opportunities for an organisation able to connect local industry with the abilities of the Catalan community to investigate BioHealth topics, using two paths: postgraduate studies and stimulation of the market.

Telefonica - E3

Telefonica - E3

Producing a white paper for a new model for its corporate university.

Fundación Vodafone

Fundación Vodafone

Exploring the uses of technology for the youngest generations, through the design and execution of a workshop.

Pompeu Fabra University

Pompeu Fabra University

Creating a task force on the future of graduate programmes.

Obra Social La Caixa

Obra Social La Caixa

Development of a program to push entrepreneurship in primary and secondary schools in Spain.

Fundació La Caixa

Fundació La Caixa

Ideation and deployment of a new concept of talent development with social impact at the network of after-school spaces in Spain.

Generalitat de Catalunya - PNRI

Generalitat de Catalunya - PNRI

Organising and inspiring 22 tables for a debate on the Catalan National Pact for Research and Innovation (PNRI), to create the basis of the Permanent Expert Committee (CPE), with the collection of opinions, proposals for action, concerns and aspirations regarding investigation and innovation, through the participation of over 400 relevant experts from Catalonia’s public and private social and business sectors.

Generalitat de Catalunya - Doctorials

Generalitat de Catalunya - Doctorials

Over consecutive years, designing and implementing days oriented around discovering the reality of companies and business opportunities for doctoral students at Catalonia’s public universities, in order to promote professional development and orient future Doctors in their professional careers and teach the principles of research and development management.