Category Archives: open innovation

Is Open Innovation Being Embraced Yet By The Pharma Industry?

Open innovation in the biotech and pharma sector was the hot topic at the recent Open Innovation in Action conference at Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst. The key points raised at the event can be found in the article ‘Open Innovation in the Pharma Industry‘   by … Continue reading

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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 Action – the slides

Here are my slides from Open Innovation in Action.  The conference was held at the UK’s first biomedical open innovation campus, Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst (SBC), where I’m currently advising on open innovation strategy. As the presenter tasked with opening the conference, I had two simple … 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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The Academic Spring: ‘Open Access’ Takes Hold

When someone mentions publishing, you imagine a standard model: an author writes something, the publisher puts it on sale and gives the author a slice of the revenues.  Or alternatively the author might self-publish, covering their own costs and keeping … Continue reading

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