InnoCentive Blog

Using Every Mind from Every Generation to Defeat the Coronavirus

On January 1, 2020 the world was much different than it is today…we are now learning daily/hourly just how different it really is.  There are lessons...

Mar 18, 2020

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How Businesses Use Crowdsourcing to Disrupt and Avoid Disruption

As industry disruption has spread from a few niche markets to entire sectors that were once considered all but bulletproof (i.e. retail), companies...

Jun 13, 2019

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How the U.S. Government is Conquering Open Innovation

The U.S. federal government has over 430 departments, agencies, and sub-agencies that oversee and fund some of the most important aspects of society...

May 21, 2019

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Budgets Don’t Cripple Innovation, Poor Investing Does

It’s been established through research that larger budgets don’t necessarily lead to more R&D success. It’s a quality over quantity equation. When...

May 16, 2019

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Myths Surrounding Open Innovation – What is the Truth?

Open Innovation has taken on many definitions and descriptors over the last nearly 20-years. To define what Open Innovation is, it’s important to...

Apr 30, 2019

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How Open Innovation is Helping to Fight Climate Change

There has been a lot of talk across the globe about the looming climate change crisis we are facing. United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on...

Apr 22, 2019

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Enel and InnoCentive are Seeking Clean and Affordable Energy Solutions Through SDG #7

According to the United Nations’ website, about 13 percent of the global population still lacks access to modern electricity, and there are still...

Apr 10, 2019

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The Top Reasons Why Innovation Fails

Innovation and creativity often go together, and they can produce great results as a team. However, even in the best research and...

Mar 29, 2019

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Habits of the Most Innovative People

Harnessing the power of innovation is the key for every company and organization. R&D Teams who are more innovative will more quickly overcome...

Feb 27, 2019

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6 Takeaways from the 2018 Global Innovation Index Report

Every year, the Global Innovation Index (GII) is published by Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)....

Feb 12, 2019

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What We Can Learn From Accidental R&D Discoveries

When we think of how things are invented and how discoveries are made, we tend to picture scientists toiling away in a laboratory, endless creating...

Feb 4, 2019

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Enel and InnoCentive Aid in UN SDG # 9: Focusing on resilient Infrastructure, Sustainable...

Modern infrastructure and industrialization have the potential to transform underdeveloped nations into more prosperous, clean and safe places for...

Nov 29, 2018

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