OPEN INNOVATION
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Fair open innovation

With “open innovation”, the whole world can become your research and development department. Creativity is increased, development times can be reduced, research and development becomes more profitable and new products, markets and growth potentials can be made accessible.

However, the successful and sustainable involvement of external innovators requires fair framework conditions and appropriate recognition of their contribution to the competitive advantage achieved.

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Methods and tools

Your project is individual and unique. So too are the methods that ensure professional implementation and project support. In this toolbox, you will find selected methods and tools that can help you to achieve sustainable, successful innovation.

Project planning & implementation process

Trust and fairness form the basis of open innovation processes. Professional implementation requires advance clarification on a wide range of issues. The implementation process needs to be carefully considered. The more detailed the preparation, the better the implementation.

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Innovation workshops
Crowdsourcing
Lead User
Makerspaces
Licences
Define tasks
Select methods
Define project structure
Implement project
Integrate results