people around an idea to create human-driven innovation

Is human-driven innovation overtaking traditional R&D?

October 3, 2018

Latest Reports

From Samsung and Hewlett Packard to Lego and even NASA, larger companies are taking a leaf out of small firms’ books by embracing the power of human-driven innovation. Rather than traditional R&D, they have started to recognise the potential of more inclusive operating models.

transform and unilever launch open call for social open innovation

Calling all social entrepreneurs: achieving sustainable development through open innovation

May 9, 2018

Innovation Factory

As part of their mission to drive progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UK’s DFID and Unilever have launched an open call for social enterprises to share their ideas, harnessing the power of open innovation through the TRANSFORM initiative.

Open Innovation Summit

April 25, 2018

Events

“Effective collaboration for impressive growth” is the theme behind the Open Innovation Summit, where the leaders of Europe’s most innovative companies share their best practices and applications in open innovation.

Open Innovation Kongress 2018

March 19, 2018

Events

Considered one of the major trends in the innovation sector, the Open Innovation Congress Baden-Württemberg 2018 – Mine.Your. Our Success In Innovation will focus on political strategies to support Open Innovation, best practices, the role of new tools like makerspaces or pop-up laboratories and new chances by technical development.  The audience will be able to […]

Open Innovation Summit Boston 2017

September 20, 2017

Events

The Open Innovation Summit invites commercial innovators and leaders in R&D processes to come together in candid conversation to discuss their challenges and develop best-practices. Attendance is essential if you want to learn from America’s leading open innovators and establish real strategic solutions to see you through 2017 successfully.

Four innovation ways for solving problems

Innovation is not a one-way road

June 28, 2017

Practitioners' Guide

Organisation leaders often act as if innovation has one path only, failing to see it as a complex, multifaceted business discipline, with a set of tools to meet different objectives. In a recent article in the Harvard Business Review, the speaker and innovation advisor Greg Satell explores four different types of innovation and how each can solve problems, thus helping companies choose the best strategy for innovation.

Open Innovation Summit London 2017 – Collaborating for True Success

April 26, 2017

Events

Exponential open innovation is rapidly moving across boundaries and combining with entirely new categories enabling advances & causing disruptions across an array of industries, functions & disciplines. The accumulation of technological advances and exponentially accelerating innovation can open the door to great opportunity. Key topics include: Identifying organisational goals Analysing different business models for open […]

Open Innovation for success

Open Innovation can leverage collaboration “for True Success”

March 16, 2017

Events

Industry experts and innovation professionals are meeting in London to discuss how open innovation best practices and the accumulation of technological advances can leverage internal and external strategies and drive business growth. The Open Innovation Summit London 2017, “Collaborating for true success”, takes place on 25 and 26 April.

3rd Annual World Open Innovation Conference

December 15, 2016

Events

The 3rd Annual World Open Innovation Conference (WOIC) co-hosted with ESADE in Barcelona, Spain, brings together renowned academic scholars, leading companies and innovators in the Open Innovation space. R&D Management has agreed to provide a Special Issue comprised of the best papers submitted to the conference. While the first two WOICs were held in Napa […]

Open Innovation Summit – ‘Collaborating for True Success’

September 21, 2016

Events

The summit invites you to learn open innovation best-practices and applications from the leaders of America’s most innovative companies. Speakers include the VP of Open Innovation at Beckman Coulter, Sanofi’s Head of Innovation, DreamWorks Animation VP for Product Development and Discovery Education Partnerships’ Director.