INVITE Newsletter - September 2018

  • Posted on: 3 October 2018
  • By: youssef

Stimulating and facilitating open innovation across European innovation systems. 

ABOUT INVITE

Open innovation encourages companies to acquire outside sources of innovation to order to improve their performance. INVITEaims to co-develop, pilot and demonstrate an open innovation platform Oi2Lab on pan-European level offering different set of services and tools for stimulating Europe’s innovation performance. Read more

BLOG POST

Could Open Innovation be used also by SMEs?  by: Dr. Jennifer Bilbao, Steinbeis – Stuttgart

Open Innovation can reduce costs, accelerate time to market, open up new markets and create new revenue streams for the company. Read more

Current landscape in Open Innovation Platforms and the case of OI2 Lab by: Kevin Trendafili, Q-PLAN INTERNATIONAL - Greece

Open innovation processes cross the boundaries of organizational units and involves new types of players in innovation activities. Read more

OI NEWS

Europe’s first open innovation platform for climate-smart agriculture launched
The European IPR Helpdesk tools and publications for SMEs
The Rise of New Innovation in the Corporate World - Insights Success

US tech giant Cisco to open innovation hub in Nairobi 
A Survey of Blockchain Technologies for Open Innovation
Human services as a platform through collaboration and innovation

OI OPPORTUNITIES

September 25-26, 2018
The Open Innovation Summit ,  Boston, USA 

October 15-17, 2018
Open innovations. Sources of the digital breakthrough - Open innovations forum 2018,  Moscow, Russia

November 7, 2018 
Matchmaking & Networking Event of the Bio-based Economy, Brussels

November 14, 2018
VentureFest North East England, The region's innovation conference, Newscastle

November 21-22, 2018
Pitch 4 SMEs: A unique opportunity to showcase projects in front of top investors-Vienna

December 13-14, 2018
5th annual World Open Innovation Conference (WOIC 2018) , San Francisco, CA 

OI CHALLENGES

Open calls for SMEs to implement and test digital innovations within the framework of the European network of Digital Innovation Hubs. Read more