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Open Innovation Tackles NCDs in Africa

Open Innovation Tackles NCDs in Africa

By • on November 25, 2014

The Devex Impact website reported that to understand more about Africa’s increasing noncommunicable diseases (NCD) threat, we need to bring together the brightest scientific minds to work as a team rather than struggling alone to find answers. No single country in the region has enough researchers with the appropriate mix of skills required to tackle

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Open Innovation Conference Dec. 4-5 in Napa

Open Innovation Conference Dec. 4-5 in Napa

By • on November 21, 2014

The Digital Journal website reported that top industry and academic leaders will gather on December 4-5 to discuss important open innovation topics at the inaugural World Open Innovation Conference in Napa Valley, Calif.  Dec 4-5. The two-day event will feature a variety of research presentations and

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Seminar: Open Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship

Seminar: Open Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship

By • on November 20, 2014

The ABIS Global site announced that an Open Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship Seminar will be held at the ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain on May 18, 2015. Henry Chesbrough, Ken Morse and Wim Vanhaverbeke, the three renowned experts who have been helping companies find the right paths

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When To Co-operate And When To Go It Alone

When To Co-operate And When To Go It Alone

By • on November 20, 2014

The Forbes website notes that Android, the smartphone operating system that emerged almost from nowhere as a rival to Apple’s iOS, is perhaps the best known example of “open innovation”. Others are Linux, the software platform to which Android owes so much, and the online encyclopedia Wikipedia.

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Crowdsourcing or Open Innovation?

Crowdsourcing or Open Innovation?

By • on November 12, 2014

The Entrepreneur website notes that inventors need a platform that they can trust — where they know their ideas and innovative thoughts will not be stolen. In certain online environments individuals and organizations can collaborate for mutually beneficial solutions. Open innovation and crowdsourcing

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IP: Gaining from Open Innovation

IP: Gaining from Open Innovation

By • on November 8, 2014

The Middle Market Center website notes that open innovation applies the principles of free trade to innovation, advancing new ideas through the use of tools such as partnerships, joint ventures, licensing, and strategic alliances. By collaborating with outsiders — including customers, vendors, and

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The Changing Role of the CIO – Driving Innovation

The Changing Role of the CIO – Driving Innovation

By • on November 7, 2014

The IT News Africa website writes that considering that IT touches almost every aspect of business operations, the CIO and his/her leadership team are in the unique position to identify innovation opportunities across the enterprise and develop rapid and aggressive ‘digitalization’ strategies. The

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Government Innovation Offices and OI

Government Innovation Offices and OI

By • on November 4, 2014

The TechRepublic website cited an IBM research report which noted that some ideologues doubt that government can be innovative at all, despite centuries of evidence to the contrary. We’re still learning how open innovation should work in the public sector in this century, but it’s possible

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First World Open Innovation Conference

First World Open Innovation Conference

By • on October 30, 2014

The first World Open Innovation Conference will be held in Napa, California on December 4th and 5th, 2014. There are perhaps too many innovation conferences and events going on in the world, but

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Brazilian Banking Giant Seeks Startups

Brazilian Banking Giant Seeks Startups

By • on October 30, 2014

The ZDNet website reported that Brazilian banking giant Bradesco is looking to attract startups from the sector to accelerate its own innovation processes. Bradesco is the second largest bank in Brazil. Its open innovation program InovaBRA is aimed at selecting technologies that can add value to the

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