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2014-09-10 23:00:50

Innovation Enterprise are delighted to be hosting the Open Innovation Summit, taking place at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Chicago on October 30 & 31. Over 150 senior innovation executives will attend to share best practices and forge new business partnerships. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Since Henry Chesbrough coined the phrase, open innovation has been one of the key initiatives that businesses have been pursuing, allowing them to further enhance their innovation processes....

2014-08-04 23:08:03

The Pistoia Alliance has today launched its new online Interactive Project Portfolio Platform (IP3) in order to encourage the entire life sciences research community to generate and share new, innovative ideas and drive the creation of novel, collaborative solutions that break down barriers in life science R&D. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Open innovation in life sciences R&D is not a closed shop and often the best ideas come from outside. Gaining access to bright ideas...

2014-05-13 23:08:32

Latest issue highlights entrepreneurs in Chicago, data trends in US healthcare, UK open data leader Gavin Starks, and NYC’s BigApps competition. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Socrata (http://www.socrata.com), a Seattle-based cloud software company focused exclusively on democratizing access to government data, today announced the release of a third edition of its print and digital magazine, Open Innovation. Focused on trends in the global open data and open performance...

2014-05-06 23:16:14

Fast Growing, Not-For-Profit, Open Innovation Organisation Strengthens Operational Resources New York, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The Pistoia Alliance (http://www.pistoiaalliance.org), as part of its “Next Chapter” initiative to expand its project portfolio and build on its substantial position as a life sciences open innovation thought leader, announced that Richard Holland will be joining the organisation to focus on Operations. Richard will take the lead on delivering a portfolio of...

2014-04-24 23:03:35

IdeaScale acquires Canadian-based Ideavibes which has launched numerous, successful open government initiatives. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 IdeaScale, the world’s largest open innovation software provider today announced its acquisition of Canadian crowdsourcing platform provider: Ideavibes. Ideavibes’ mission is to offer an accessible crowdsourcing platform utilized by cities, brands, and organizations in order to foster innovation and effect change in the world....

2014-03-18 08:23:20

SAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top French Corporations established in Silicon Valley together with U.S. corporations will share open innovation best practices and engage with high-growth companies of all sizes to accelerate innovation and transatlantic collaboration. Initiated by PRIME and the French Consulate in San Francisco, the Open Innovation Club also announced a partnership with the newly-minted French Tech Hub based in San Francisco, inaugurated by President Francois...

2014-03-03 16:31:33

Stromatt Will Head Newly-Opened Wellspring West Coast Office CHICAGO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellspring, the leader in enterprise software to manage research and innovation, is pleased to announce the addition of Jeff Stromatt as Vice President of Business Development in Academic Markets. Based out of Wellspring's newly-opened Seattle office, Mr. Stromatt's addition marks the company's expansion into the West Coast of the United States. Mr. Stromatt comes with a wealth of...

2014-02-12 16:28:18

Company to Expand Within Corporate, Clinical and Academic Research Markets CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellspring, the leader in enterprise software to manage research and innovation, today announced it has raised $5 million in capital led by MK Capital, a $250M venture capital firm focused on building category leading companies in the software and digital media industries. The capital will be used to strengthen Wellspring's product and technology position within the...


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