Launch of World’s First Open Innovation Programme to Educate Scientists

Scientists may apply online until September 22, 2015 at for the ‘Lab for Open Innovation in Science’ continuing studies programme taking place in Vienna.

Health sciences’ two greatest challenges are the lack of incentives for investigating new research questions and the complexity of current research findings, according to a recent survey of international researchers and scientists conducted by the Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft (LBG). These findings provided the impetus for launching the LBG’s  Tell us! crowdsourcing project in their Open Innovation in Science initiative. This initiative invites patients, families, and professionals to actively contribute to the development of scientific research questions in the field of mental illness. Findings from this unique research approach will impact the world’s first educational programme for the application of Open Innovation in science, known as ‘Lab for Open Innovation in Science’ (LOIS).  (read more ….)

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