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Breakthroughs Dont' Pay
blog Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

One of the greatest myths of our time is this: if you create something original, something that’s genuinely a breakthrough, you have a better than average chance of getting rich. For most...

James GardnerFeb 06, 2012 03:45 pm GMT3537 views
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Breakthroughs Dont' Pay
Online Game Crowdsources Ideas to Accelerate Medical Research
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The game, also hosted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Pioneer Portfolio and the Institute for the Future, was held last year on October 7th and November 9th. Over 400 players--including...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 05, 2011 03:57 pm GMT3652 views
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Online Game Crowdsources Ideas to Accelerate Medical Research
User-Led Innovation Can't Create Breakthroughs; Just Ask Apple and Ikea
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The subject around crowdsourcing has been causing uproar in some social circles: on one end we have those that believe it is a brilliant idea and on the other hand we have those that think it is...

Ruth BaxterFeb 20, 2011 11:12 pm GMT1848 views
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User-Led Innovation Can't Create Breakthroughs; Just Ask Apple and Ikea
Nigeria Market Of Ideas – Crowdsourcing Insights For Breakthrough Innovation
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The search for ideas is with them now; they expect to see more multinational Organizations (MNCs) and local companies in Nigeria find the ground fertile at generating external sources of innovation

Jayne AnnOct 11, 2011 10:32 pm GMT2473 views
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Nigeria Market Of Ideas – Crowdsourcing Insights For Breakthrough Innovation
Crowdsourcing breakthrough treatments for blood infections
article Distributed Knowledge

DARPA now asks the Foldit community, and those who might be interested in solving a challenging new puzzle, to set their cursors over the problem of treating sepsis. In support of DARPA's...

Harshida PatelAug 31, 2012 01:31 pm GMT1268 views
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Crowdsourcing breakthrough treatments for blood infections
Experts see breakthrough in cracking world's oldest writing
article Distributed Knowledge

A resulting virtual image can then be manipulated as if being examined from all possible angles. But here is where crowdsourced analysis comes in: these images will be publicly available...

Claire MackayOct 27, 2012 10:30 am GMT1566 views
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Experts see breakthrough in cracking world's oldest writing
Breakthroughs with Martin Sheen Introducing Audiences to Crowdsourced Businesses
document Distributed Knowledge

Martin Sheen Breakthroughs is talking to entrepreneurs about how new investment in their ideas is coming from people around the internet who have seen promise in their ideas. Crowdsourcing is...

Harshida PatelApr 10, 2013 08:23 am GMT991 views
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Breakthroughs with Martin Sheen Introducing Audiences to Crowdsourced Businesses
Three Ways to Achieve Breakthrough Innovation
article Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

How might you foment authentic breakthroughs through collaborative innovation? The fuzzy front end, by name and nature, fails to lend itself to foregone conclusions. Yet, as the innovation...

Doug CollinsJul 23, 2013 12:06 pm GMT685 views
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Three Ways to Achieve Breakthrough Innovation
User-Led Innovation Can't Create Breakthroughs; Just Ask Apple and Ikea
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

To avoid spreading the false value of the user-as-leader, here's what companies should do: Be a Visionary Create an icon It's harmful to listen to users because: Users insights...

Luis Enrique MoralesFeb 20, 2011 10:00 pm GMT2113 views
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User-Led Innovation Can't Create Breakthroughs; Just Ask Apple and Ikea
Nigeria Market Of Ideas – Crowdsourcing Insights For Breakthrough Innovation
document Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

Another shade of market for idea is taking root in Nigeria called ecosystem investing. This allows established organizations to create strategic alliance or partnership with small and medium...

Adam FrazerOct 11, 2011 07:28 am GMT2105 views
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Nigeria Market Of Ideas – Crowdsourcing Insights For Breakthrough Innovation
Crowdsourced Games Lead to Medical Breakthroughs
document Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourced music videos and movies are cool, but using the combine problem solving abilities of the crowd (and sustaining it by making the work into a game) to solve hugely complex issues and...

Pablo BracciniMay 09, 2012 12:45 am GMT2035 views
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Crowdsourced Games Lead to Medical Breakthroughs
Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin Launch $33 Million Science Prize
article Open Innovation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla have joined forces with Google co-founder Sergey Brin and prominent tech investor Yuri Milner to launch the Breakthrough Prize in Life...

Fritz SchaeferFeb 21, 2013 05:27 am GMT2191 views
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Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin Launch $33 Million Science Prize
Foresight Engine: Breakthroughs to Cures
video Distributed Knowledge

Players can be university scientists, business leaders, healthcare innovators, caregivers, MDs, biopharma executives and R&D professionals, government regulators, patients, entrepreneurs, and...

Benjamin FosselFeb 06, 2011 02:09 am GMT1368 views
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Foresight Engine: Breakthroughs to Cures
PatientsLikeMe Social Network Refutes Published Clinical Trial Nature Biotechnology
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

PatientsLikeMe developed a novel algorithm designed to match patients who reported taking lithium with a number of other ALS patients that had similar disease courses. By using a matched control...

Rebecca GutierrezMay 05, 2011 06:11 am GMT5313 views
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PatientsLikeMe Social Network Refutes Published Clinical Trial Nature Biotechnology
Crowdsourcing Breakthrough Propulsion Ideas
article Crowdfunding

From Millis’ description on the crowdfunding site - Kickstarter page: "Contrary to popular belief, NASA and other organizations do NOT routinely fund such far-future work, since this...

Pablo BracciniSep 16, 2012 01:52 pm GMT1765 views
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Crowdsourcing Breakthrough Propulsion Ideas
NFL Offering Millions for ‘Head Health’ Tech in Open Innovation Challenge
Open Innovation

The National Football League on Wednesday launched an open innovation challenge to make sports safer for athletes. With its Head Health Challenge, the sports league is soliciting proposals for breakthrough technology that helps identify, monitor, and protect against head trauma.

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Eric BlattbergSep 06, 2013 10:37 pm GMT3315 views
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Interesting Articles, Companies, and Links From 2013 – Part I
article Open Innovation

The five semi-finalists in the Merck I Heritage Provider Network Innovation Challenge, a crowdsourcing competition that offers a total prize purse of $240,000 for breakthroughs in diabetes and...

Claire MackayDec 27, 2013 01:49 pm GMT523 views
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Interesting Articles, Companies, and Links From 2013 – Part I
Betting Strategies for Breakthrough Innovation Contests
article Open Innovation

These findings obviously promise improvements in the development of breakthrough innovative businesses and can immediately be applied to a crowdsourcing contest. However, whether gamification can...

Claire MackayFeb 23, 2014 11:04 am GMT454 views
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Betting Strategies for Breakthrough Innovation Contests
innovaro
site Open Innovation / R & D

Innovaro provides clients a comprehensive portfolio of solutions to navigate the complexities of the entire innovation ecosystem. Working with the clients, Innovaro develops compelling strategies...

Carl EspostiOct 01, 2010 06:23 pm GMT1143 views
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X Prize
site Open Innovation / R & D

An X PRIZE is a $10 million+ award given to the first team to achieve a specific goal, set by the X PRIZE Foundation, which has the potential to benefit humanity. Rather than awarding money to...

Carl EspostiOct 05, 2010 07:03 pm GMT985 views
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X Prize
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