Open Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights management have long been presented as contradictory conceptions of innovation. We discuss here the apparent contradiction around Innovation Property but show that IPRs, well managed, allow to conduct the most effective Open Innovation projects.
Background When globalisation ushered in a new era of international competition a few decades ago companies from industrialised countries suddenly found themselves rivaling in an unprecedented price war. Simultaneously, rapid developments in the field of information and communication technology could
This article proposes a few examples of companies that have chosen the path of open innovation. Innovation is more than ever in the core of the corporate strategy, no matter what the size of the company is. The intensification of
Open Innovation 2.0 is a positive approach for innovation which helps solving key European challenges by embracing change, not resisting it! Open Innovation Open Innovation is an important component of the foreseen European Innovation System, where all stakeholders need
What is a good expert and how to find one? The experts are essential to our businesses, particularly those wishing to innovate. Innovation often requires, starting from market and customers’ expectations, to answer new questions. Experts have knowledge related to