InnoCentive Partners with bauma Open Innovation to Solve Challenges in the Construction Industry

Posted by Jane Amero on Jul 31, 2017 11:29:22 AM

With the launch of the second Challenge on the bauma Open Innovation (OI) platform, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight this exciting collaboration!  bauma is the leading trade fair for the construction and construction machinery industry and the world's largest trade show. The bauma Open Innovation initiative aims to extend the bauma experience for their exhibitors and attendees beyond the trade show, providing opportunities throughout the year for Solvers to tackle industry leaders’ problems, and connecting Seekers with innovative minds around the world. 

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Topics: Challenges, Seekers

Pharma, Digital Technology and Patient Centricity

Posted by Graham Buchanan on Jul 27, 2017 12:01:18 PM

 Last week the Deloitte Centre for Health Solutions released its report on ‘Pharma and the connected patient: How digital technology is enabling patient centricity’. The report explores the “transformation of healthcare from a provider-driven marketplace to a patient-centric health ecosystem”. It looks at the drivers, the challenges involved and the role of digital technologies in a successful transition. 

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Topics: Innovation Insights, Challenges

Seeker Spotlight: The MasterCard Foundation

Posted by Graham Buchanan on Apr 27, 2017 1:06:31 PM

The MasterCard Foundation has launched the third edition of the US$150,000 Clients at the Centre Prize, seeking the client-focused financial service provider that best responds to the needs and aspirations of poor people living in developing countries. We caught up with Roger Morier, Senior Communications Manager at the Foundation, to talk about learnings and achievements from the last two editions and the aims for this year’s Prize.

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Topics: Challenges, Seekers

Seeker Spotlight: The Green Chemistry & Commerce Council

Posted by Catherine Covington on Apr 26, 2017 9:24:48 AM

The Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3), in collaboration with consumer product formulators and preservative manufacturers/suppliers, recently launched their Challenge to find new, safe, and effective preservatives, preservative boosters, or multi-functionals for use in personal care and household products. There are concerns about the impact of some preservatives on human health, particularly because of their widespread use. Therefore, the Seeker organizations desire preservatives with improved environmental health and safety profiles.

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Topics: Challenges, Seekers

Seeker Spotlight: NHS England

Posted by Graham Buchanan on Apr 20, 2017 12:27:04 PM

NHS England, along with its partners in the Healthy New Towns Programme, have just launched the Healthy New Towns Design Challenge. This Challenge is seeking ideas for new housing developments that foster health, well-being, and independence for residents. These ideas for services, products, and facilities designs, whether new ideas or proven methods from different contexts, should be implementable in Halton Lea, a NHS England Healthy New Towns Demonstrator Site.  This ideation Challenge has a guaranteed total award amount of $20,000 and winners will earn public recognition for their contributions to the Healthy New Towns Programme.  We caught up with Dan Northam-Jones from NHS England to talk about the aims of the Healthy New Towns Design Challenge.

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Topics: Challenges, Seekers

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