Crowdsourced Innovation is Supercharging the Energy Industry

Posted by Graham Buchanan on Dec 9, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Following our articles on how the packaging and manufacturing sectors are embracing crowdsourced innovation, we now turn to the energy sector. The energy sector is ideally suited for InnoCentive’s Challenge Driven Innovation methodology for a number of reasons, including:

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Topics: Innovation Insights, Challenges

Seeker Spotlight: Elanco

Posted by Catherine Covington on Oct 5, 2016 10:35:32 AM

In partnership with InnoCentive, Elanco is running a series of Challenges focused on finding alternatives to animal antibiotics. Elanco provides solutions and products that improve animal health and food-animal production. On September 8, they launched the first two Challenges in the series: Prevention and Control of Mastitis in Cattle and Prevention and Control of Streptoccus suis Infections in Swine. You can find more information and all other Challenge postings on the Elanco Pavilion.

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Topics: Challenges, Seekers

Elanco’s Grand Challenge Program: Alternatives to Animal Antibiotics

Posted by Catherine Covington on Sep 19, 2016 12:01:07 PM

In June 2015, Elanco announced their Eight-point Antibiotic Stewardship Plan to fight antibiotic resistance, a growing concern for all sectors of healthcare. This aggressive plan focuses on responsible use, reduction of shared-class antibiotics, and finding alternatives.  With the population anticipated to reach 9.7 billion by 2050, the demand for animal protein is anticipated to increase 60% globally, putting continued strain on the earth. Emerging diseases threaten livestock globally, threatening their well-being.

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Topics: Challenges, Seekers

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