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Connectivity, Collaboration, Challenge: 3 Principles of Open Innovation

I think it’s inevitable that if open innovation is to be successful, there are skills and practices we must all try to improve constantly. Here are three fundamental aspects to everyday work that I think are essential to open innovation: … Continue reading

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Open Innovation in Bioscience

  “We want to be competitively unpredictable” – Psion CEO John Conoley to Stefan Lindegaard. “The substrate for being able to invent has improved” – Patrick Vallance, VP Pharmaceuticals Research, GlaxoSmithKline. “If you want to herd cats, use cat food” … Continue reading

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Innovation Faster Than The Speed Of Light

Nothing travels faster than light. There are millions of textbooks and academic papers in the world asserting this as fact.  Until now, perhaps? Scientists working at CERN, the world’s biggest physics lab, have had to ask themselves whether our understanding … Continue reading

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The Future Of Open Innovation

Ten years from now, what will we think of Open Innovation? Will we think about it at all?  Open Innovation (OI) is the big buzzword of the past few years.  We can now see companies benefitting from this new way of thinking … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing – cracking the code

Crowdsourcing is the ultimate recognition that ‘not all the smart people work for us’ – a fact of life that every organisation can use to its advantage. In our connected world, any organisation can acquire very novel answers to difficult questions … Continue reading

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