Report from the OI Masterclass – Part II

We then went on and discussed about the basic factors for successful OI, i.e. having a clear Intellectual Property approach and finding / managing external innovators. In this context I showed my proven approach to cross-industry innovation that helps in finding innovation partners from other industries. What surprised most of the participants in this section is that there are clear …

Report from the OI Masterclass – Part I

Last week I gave a two-day Masterclass seminar on Open Innovation. We had 17 participants (all of them CEOs, Open Innovation Managers or Innovation Managers) were taking part, most of them coming from the Chemical industry, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Aerospace and Metals. The seminar was rated with 1.6 on a scale from 1 (best) to 6 so that the …