On Monday, May 14th, InnoCentive attended the ninth #EnelFocusOn event — titled “Open Innovability for a better world” — in San Francisco. The event hosted influencers across a variety of industries and covered topics ranging from innovation to technology.
As a major part of the event, InnoCentive Executive Chairman, Craig Jones spoke about how InnoCentive is driving innovation forward on a global scale. He also secured a partnership with Enel by signing an agreement with Ernesto Ciorra, Enel’s Head of Innovability.
Using our Challenge Driven Innovation platform, backed by a network of over 400,000 solvers, InnoCentive will enact multiple technology-related challenges over the next four years that will support Enel in their pursuit of achieving four of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):
- SDG #4: Quality Education
- SDG #7: Affordable and Clean Energy
- SDG #8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
- SDG #13: Climate Action
Watch the full recording of the entire event below. Craig Jones speaks at 16:52 and the signing of the partnership between InnoCentive and Enel begins at 29:47.
Other notable moments during the event include:
- Speech by Ernesto Ciorra at 6:50
- Keynote Speaker, Henry Chesbrough speaks at 33:00
- Open discussion begins at 1:01:00
Open Challenges for Enel
A few of the challenges InnoCentive has designed for Enel are already open. Head on over to the Challenge Center and search “Enel” to see what needs solving. Want to become a solver? Join InnoCentive to start submitting solutions today.