Archive for April, 2017

Help MIT Solve Global Problems with Open Innovation

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

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Last month at the United Nations, MIT’s new Solve initiative brought innovators to pitch their most promising solutions to challenges we issued on refugee education, carbon emissions, and chronic disease. Their solutions blew us away. An online, accredited university providing Bachelors and Associate degrees for refugees and displaced youth. Solar-powered flying pods creating a new mass transit system in cities and along rail corridors. An app turning pictures of meals into nutritional information to empower life-style changes for diabetes patients.

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/604092/help-mit-solve-global-problems-with-open-innovation/

Hasbro-Indiegogo Partnership Celebrates the Benefits of Open Innovation

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

 

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/292151

Open innovation takes many forms. One of the most exciting examples to hit my desk of late is the Next Great Game Challenge, a partnership between Hasbro, Inc. and Indiegogo that resulted in two independently designed games being brought to market in 2016.