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Samsung Display Launches Gallery on NineSigma’s Open Innovation Social Media Platform, NineSights®

March 11, 2013

Innovation Gallery to Connect the Market Leader in Advanced Display Technologies for Consumer Electronics with Technical Experts Around the World

CLEVELAND, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — NineSigma, Inc., of Cleveland, the leading innovation partner to organizations worldwide, today announced the launch of a new innovation Gallery on NineSights, which features new opportunities for solution providers to connect directly and collaborate with Samsung Display.

Launched in 2012 by NineSigma, NineSights is the world’s first open innovation, social media destination. It enables direct contact between solution seeker organizations like Samsung Display, and innovators anywhere in the world.

A subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, Samsung Display is a long-time leader in the display arena, and has captured nearly 98% of the organic light-emitting diode (OLED) market worldwide, which focuses on technologies that can be used for flexible, moldable, bendable displays. Open Innovation is a key part of the company’s strategy for ensuring their market leadership, and they have been working with NineSigma over the past three years, conducting Technology Searches that have led to successful outcomes.

The Samsung Display Gallery builds upon the company’s work with NineSigma and accelerates the development of game-changing products through ongoing interaction with a vetted technical community. Through this platform, the company is seeking solutions to a variety of needs including enhanced backlight systems for LCD displays, flexible display materials with glass-like properties, and materials to encapsulate flexible OLEDs and to seal liquid crystal displays.

“We see the benefits other leading organizations are reaping through their presence on NineSights and we know this will be a valuable innovation ecosystem for our company as well,” said Mr. Shaun Lee, Vice President, Technology Strategy Team for Samsung Display. “We are committed to promoting win-win growth through open innovation and integrating the best internal and external solutions into our products to sustain our competitive advantage,” he added.

Andy Zynga, CEO of NineSigma said, “Samsung Display is a company that truly innovates every day. Their Gallery on NineSights showcases what ‘beyond imagination’ means to the organization and its customer and invites technologists from all disciplines to contribute to the unbridled passion for discovery that makes Samsung Display a thriving and fearless innovator.”

Please visit the Samsung Display Gallery and join NineSigma’s global online innovation community at no cost.

About NineSigma?
NineSigma connects organizations with external innovation resources to accelerate innovation in private, public and social sectors. The company provides open innovation services to organizations worldwide, including Kraft Foods, Philips, Siemens, and Unilever, to solve immediate challenges, integrate new knowledge, fill product pipelines, and stay ahead of the competition. Named to the 2012 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private U.S. companies, NineSigma’s proprietary process has produced billions of dollars in value for its clients. NineSigma has the largest open global network of solution providers and an extensive database of existing solutions spanning numerous industries and technical disciplines. NineSigma’s online innovation community, NineSights®, is the world’s first open innovation social media destination, connecting innovators of all sizes with resources and relationships to drive growth. Learn more at www.ninesigma.com and www.ninesights.com.

Media Contact:
Jackie Lucas, Warner Communications — jackie@warnerpr.com, (978) 255-1159

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