Do you have an open innovation strategy?

In today’s business environment, where startups play an increasingly important role and disruptions come from unexpected corners of the business arena, embracing external sources of knowledge as part of an open innovation strategy becomes crucial! Rotterdam School of Management launches a new programme focused on implementing such an open innovation strategy with a particular focus on the role of startups. What is the role of startups in today’s business environment and how can corporates and startups effectively cooperate? During [&hellip

FEI open innovation 2014

FEI Open Innovation Open Innovation as an Enabler to Inclusivity, Frugality and Agility May 13-15, 2014 | Boston, MA   Featuring Unilever, Singularity University, Clorox, Roche, General Mills, Pfizer, Pitney Bowes, and more Open is a foundational concept– it’s not new, and it’s not going away. How to strategically use and ADAPT open is where real innovation is happening and new ideas can be shared. FEI: OPEN focuses on [&hellip

Open innovation in action: DSM

Together with InnoPass and ideaken, DSM has launched an open innovation contest to get new and creative ideas on the applications of Arnitel® Eco, an environmental friendly elastomer. The prize? Tickets to the 2012 London Olympics. For more information, visit the ideaken website. To participate, submit your idea by March 1, 2012!

Breakthrough Innovation 2012

Gallery Hotel, Barcelona, 14 & 15 March 2012 Now in its fourth year, Breakthrough Innovation 2012 will once again bring together leading experts from the world’s most innovative companies to share best practice tips and discuss the latest trends and developments. The conference will feature a variety of sessions designed to maximise social interaction and knowledge exchange, including brainstorming sessions, talking circles, panel debates and keynote case studies.  There will [&hellip

Sports & Open Innovation?

Open innovation: A well-known practice for the fans of football club FC Murcielagos in Mexico, where important decision are being made by the DT-Electronico (Electronic coach). Whenever important decisions are being made, supporters are invited to take part in the decision making process by voting through the web or test messages. Not a bad idea, since apparently the team is playing its best season ever (cf. A Bite Of). Typical [&hellip

Inpex 2012 Open Innovation Conference

Inpex, America’s largest invention trade show, will host the 2nd annual Open Innovation Conference. On June 13 & 14, open innovation experts and practitioners will come together in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to address the latest insight on open innovation throughout the innovation-to-market cycle. More info can be found here