What We Can Learn From Accidental R&D Discoveries

Posted by InnoCentive on Feb 4, 2019 11:34:00 AM

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 and meticulously testing their products until they get it right. We think of Ben Franklin and his hundreds of ways to not create a lightbulb. But innovation, invention and discovery are not always intentional. They aren’t always the result of hours of research, development and testing.

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Crowdsourcing in History. It Goes Back Earlier Than You Think!

Posted by InnoCentive on Dec 21, 2018 5:23:00 PM

 

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How Crowdsourcing is Changing Every Facet of Society

Posted by InnoCentive on Dec 14, 2018 1:59:00 PM

With a population of over 7.5 billion, there is no force on this planet more powerful than the human race. When enough people ban together, anything can happen; there is no problem that cannot be solved, and no task that cannot be accomplished.

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Crowdsourcing Holds the Potential to Rapidly Advance the U.S. Energy Industry

Posted by Jon Fredrickson on Dec 10, 2018 10:55:00 AM

Jon A. Fredrickson – Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer

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Topics: Innovation Insights, Seekers

4 Simple, Yet Powerful Benefits of Crowdsourced Solutions

Posted by Jon Fredrickson on Nov 19, 2018 12:11:00 PM

Sometimes, simplicity is a great thing. We simplify complex instructions, dense research, and many other things in our lives. When concepts like open innovation and crowdsourced solutions are discussed, it’s essential to simplify; what this means, the process, what it is and is not, and the benefits organizations stand to gain by embracing this capability and results for rapid and meaningful innovation. At InnoCentive, we strive for simplicity; we make open innovation an easy process for organizations all over the world by connecting them with a network of more than 400,000 Solvers with InnoCentive expert-aided design.. 

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