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Open Innovation

Use of sources outside of the entity or group to generate, develop and implement ideas. In a world of widely distributed knowledge, where the boundaries between a firm and its environment have become more permeable, companies cannot afford to rely entirely on their own research and ideas to maintain a competitive advantage.

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The Role of Open Innovation in Building Smarter Cities
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In order to truly make progress on this front, it is important to understand that cities and urban areas are complex ecosystems that require sustainable development initiatives to provide quality...

IdeapokeNov 26, 2014 05:34 am GMT176 views
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The Role of Open Innovation in Building Smarter Cities
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In order to truly make progress on this front, it is important to understand that cities and urban areas are complex ecosystems that require sustainable development initiatives to provide quality...

IdeapokeNov 26, 2014 05:34 am GMT176 views
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The Role of Open Innovation in Building Smarter Cities
Leveraging Crowdsourcing to Drive Innovative Solutions for Civic Issues
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In view of the challenges created by growing urbanization, dense population concentrations and limited budgets, many local governments are turning to innovative methods to find solutions to civic...

IdeapokeNov 24, 2014 06:13 am GMT498 views
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Leveraging Crowdsourcing to Drive Innovative Solutions for Civic Issues
Space travel. NASA Announces New Opportunities for Public Participation in Asteroid Grand Challenge
article Open Innovation

NASA is counting on Maker communities to be a part of the solution to asteroid threats. In addition to the 10 new projects with SpaceGAMBIT, NASA is offering a variety of other opportunities for...

Jayne AnnNov 23, 2014 02:03 pm GMT6967 views
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Space travel. NASA Announces New Opportunities for Public Participation in Asteroid Grand Challenge
The Seven Mega Shifts: Government 2020
article Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Crowdsourcing initiatives will allow individuals to share their experiences across many levels of the legislative process. Wikipedia-like sites could highlight problems - and solutions - about...

Jayne AnnNov 22, 2014 11:53 pm GMT618 views
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The Seven Mega Shifts: Government 2020
Edison Nation Medical and Sepsis Alliance Join Forces to Seek Innovative Solutions for Rapid Diagnosis and Treatment of Sepsis
document Open Innovation

Sepsis Alliance and Edison Nation Medical will encourage constituents from throughout the health system to share inventions and ideas for improving the rapid detection, prevention, or treatment...

Luis Enrique MoralesNov 22, 2014 07:17 am GMT1078 views
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Edison Nation Medical and Sepsis Alliance Join Forces to Seek Innovative Solutions for Rapid Diagnosis and Treatment of Sepsis
Mouser Teams with TI to Sponsor Innovation Challenge Design Contest for University Engineering Students
document Open Innovation

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, announced that it has signed on to be the major exclusive sponsor of the...

Benjamin FosselNov 22, 2014 05:48 am GMT418 views
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Mouser Teams with TI to Sponsor Innovation Challenge Design Contest for University Engineering Students
Epilepsy Foundation to Hold Fourth Annual "Shark Tank" Competition; Invites Entries for Innovation, New Products for People Living With Seizures
document Open Innovation

"The 'Shark Tank' competition receives entries from countries around the world and continues to grow in popularity and interest each year," said Philip M. Gattone, President...

Sebastian BlancaNov 21, 2014 11:57 am GMT487 views
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Epilepsy Foundation to Hold Fourth Annual
Choosing Projects for Open Innovation — What Works and What Doesn’t [Webinar]
Open Innovation

Tomorrow, October 30, NineSigma will be hosting a webinar about what projects are best (and worst) suited for open innovation contests. NineSigma’s director of healthcare program management Stephen Clulow will be joined by Miles Eddowes, head of the Innovation Accelerators Department at Mondelez International, a confectionery and snacks conglomerate that spun off from Kraft Foods in 2012. UPDATE: Check out the video of the webinar after the jump!

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Anton RootNov 21, 2014 11:35 am GMT1687 views
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Crowd Coffee: November 21
Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

In this end-of-week edition: anxiety building up as crowdfunding rules have yet to be released; a new rockstar crowdfunding campaign emerges; crowdfunding an adoption on GoFundMe; why organizations make use of open innovation; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgNov 21, 2014 10:45 am GMT722 views
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The 4 Key Reasons Why Major Organizations Use Open Innovation
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

When Henry Chesbrough coined the term ‘Open Innovation’ in his book, ‘Open Innovation – The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology’, he probably had no idea how widely the Open...

IdeapokeNov 20, 2014 07:30 am GMT1081 views
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The 4 Key Reasons Why Major Organizations Use Open Innovation
Topcoder Challenges Tech Innovators to Create Collaborative Relationships Between Haptics and 3D Printing
article Open Innovation

3D technology is developing at a furious pace and, while there is plenty of competition, complete with races to the finish line between innovators in the field, there is also vital collaboration in...

Harshida PatelNov 20, 2014 12:40 am GMT1347 views
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Topcoder Challenges Tech Innovators to Create Collaborative Relationships Between Haptics and 3D Printing
4 Steps for Driving Innovation through Crowdsourcing
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Innovation is the top priority of many companies worldwide. Almost all of the CEOs polled by PWC in 2013 see innovation as their primary focus or one of their priorities. But kick-starting...

IdeapokeNov 17, 2014 06:45 am GMT1052 views
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4 Steps for Driving Innovation through Crowdsourcing
do you have great Sustainability related ideas ?
question Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation, Tools

We search for participants in our new open innovation and design for Sustainabiltiy platform: The first 3 open innovation challenges are online at www.innonatives.com (open innovation and design...

Ursula TischnerNov 14, 2014 04:38 pm GMT953 views
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do you have great Sustainability related ideas ?
Crowd Coffee: November 14
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this end of week Crowd Coffee: USPTO looks at crowdsourcing prior art; NASA crowdsourcing ideas, yet again; KLM partners with Airbnb for a jet hotel; Peerby taking off in the Netherlands; crowdfunding starting to snowball, Realty Mogul says; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgNov 14, 2014 02:32 pm GMT1104 views
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A paradigm shift in Global Sourcing
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Global sourcing is a term used to describe practice of sourcing from the global market for goods and services across geographical boundaries. Global sourcing aims to take advantage of low cost...

IdeapokeNov 14, 2014 09:21 am GMT606 views
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A paradigm shift in Global Sourcing
Global Sourcing as Open Innovation and Co-Creation platform
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

A higher penetration of new technologies spanning the internet, telecom, media and social space has created a new breed of consumer who is known as digital consumer. The radio, TV, Internet took...

IdeapokeNov 14, 2014 08:25 am GMT511 views
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Global Sourcing as Open Innovation and Co-Creation platform
Academia Pursue Open Innovation Partnerships with Companies
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The innovation landscape has changed dramatically over the last 20 years. Companies have now become comfortable with the idea of leveraging open innovation to help develop new products. Many...

IdeapokeNov 14, 2014 08:04 am GMT625 views
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 Academia Pursue Open Innovation Partnerships with Companies
Crowdsourcing ideas to save the planet from asteroids – NASA’s grand challenge
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The recent meteor strike in Russia was not that catastrophic but still a wake up call on what could happen again if a large object from space struck our planet. Beyond the usual doomsday stories,...

IdeapokeNov 14, 2014 07:48 am GMT1870 views
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 Crowdsourcing ideas to save the planet from asteroids – NASA’s grand challenge
Crowdsourcing ideas to save the planet from asteroids – NASA’s grand challenge
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The recent meteor strike in Russia was not that catastrophic but still a wake up call on what could happen again if a large object from space struck our planet. Beyond the usual doomsday stories,...

IdeapokeNov 14, 2014 07:46 am GMT553 views
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 Crowdsourcing ideas to save the planet from asteroids – NASA’s grand challenge
The Art of Living Foundation Launches the Industry’s First Happiness Apps Challenge
document Open Innovation

Advancing its mission of increasing happiness in the world, The Art of Living Foundation—an educational and humanitarian nonprofit—has launched the industry’s first Happiness Apps Challenge. The...

Pablo BracciniNov 14, 2014 01:17 am GMT3270 views
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The Art of Living Foundation Launches the Industry’s First Happiness Apps Challenge
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