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Open innovation converts risks to opportunity

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

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By Bjørn Kjærand Haugland

No-one would blame you for feeling that the world is pretty risky right now. But let me demonstrate to you that it’s not all doom and gloom.

I invite you to explore what happens when you combine a mindset of optimism with a passion for problem solving and open innovation. This is what characterizes the team behind the Global Opportunity Report 2017, presented by DNV GL, Sustainia, and the United Nations Global Compact.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bjarn-kjarand-haugland/open-innovation-converts_b_14491448.html

WOIC 2017 – 4th World Open Innovation Conference

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

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December 13-15th 2017 – San Francisco, California.

http://woic.corporateinnovation.berkeley.edu/

Open Innovation Summit – Boston, Massachusetts USA Sept 21,22 2017

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

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Why Attend

The Open Innovation Summit invites commercial innovators and leaders in R&D processes to come together in candid conversation to discuss their challenges and develop best-practices.  Attendance is essential if you want to learn from America’s leading open innovators and establish real strategic solutions to see you through 2017 successfully.

https://theinnovationenterprise.com/summits/open-innovation-summit-boston-17

Q&A: Gates Foundation’s Christian Witt on Using Open Innovation in Agriculture

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

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Ansel Adams

 

How Does the Gates Foundation use Open Innovation?

We have several ways of driving towards impact around our strategies. The most obvious is our grant-making, but we often cite our convening power and ability to bring together a community to jointly solve a particular challenge. We have been using OI in various ways since the early days of the foundation.

https://agfundernews.com/qa-gates-foundations-christian-witt-on-using-open-innovation-in-agriculture.html