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Open Innovation Web Sites

June 6, 2009 by · Comments Off
Filed under: Inventor & Entrepreneur Updates 

A number of Open Innovation web sites have appeared inviting creative minds to participate in ideation with the offer of a financial reward for those folks who generate marketable products.  Several of these sites include:

An index of Open Innovation Sites

http://www.openinnovators.net/list-open-innovation-crowdsourcing-examples/

Technology Needed/ Available sites

http://www.yet2.com/app/find/category?type=2
http://www.innocentive.com/
http://www.tekscout.com/

Corporate Open Innovation Sites

HP’s Open Innovation awards to 45 Professors
http://www.hpl.hp.com/open_innovation/irp/2008_results.html

Product Ideas/needs

P&G Open Innovation Challenge – idea sourcing in Britain

http://www.britishdesigninnovation.org/index.php?page=newsservice/view&news_id=5091

Ideas Unilever – corporate venturing

http://www.ideas4unilever.com/research/ideas4.nsf/index.htm

BMW Customer Innovation Lab – in German

http://www.hyve-special.de/bmw/index1.php

LeadUsers.nl & Live Simplicity – Philips crowd-sourcing

http://www.openinnovators.net/fellowforce-open-innovation-problem-solving/

Kraft – innovate with Kraft

http://brands.kraftfoods.com/innovatewithkraft/

Dell IdeaStorm – external idea sourcing

http://www.ideastorm.com/

General Open Innovation Sites

http://www.redesignme.com/
http://www.cambrianhouse.com/how-it-works/
http://www.ideascale.com/