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What OI2Lab is all about and what it offers - digital services and tools

  • Posted on: 23 September 2019
  • By: despina

Europe is a leading generator of knowledge and ideas, nevertheless many of these do not make it to the market. OI2Lab is designed to foster the adoption of Open Innovation processes within SMEs in Europe, by bringing all the relevant actors together in one platform, a single European Open Innovation Marketplace. 

September Fresh Start: Boost your Business with OI2Lab

  • Posted on: 16 September 2019
  • By: Tom Vranken

 

In Europe, September means a ‘fresh’ start. The new academic year kicks off, struggling businesses scramble and re-focus their energy to achieve their preset goals, while more successful organizations see it as a moment to invest in innovative ideas to grow their business.

For the OI2LAB, September is also an opportunity for a new start. A new start materialized with a new open call, with new opportunities for our continuously growing network of SME’s, startups and entrepreneurs.

Adjusting Innovation Policy in an Era of Open Innovation

  • Posted on: 22 November 2018
  • By: Rolf Reiner

Almost ten years ago we organized a workshop on “Open Innovation in a Globalised World” for DG Enterprise and Industry. Some of the conclusions still are worth to be kept in mind for further discussions and policy development in support of open innovation.

“An appropriate mix of regional policies, science and technology policies and industrial policies is needed to support open innovation. This calls for improved coordination of these different policy areas.