World Open Innovation Conference 2016

World Open Innovation Conference 2016

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World Open Innovation Conference 2016
Blue Room Innovation collaborates in a recent publication at #WOIC2016:

“On Intellectual Property in Online Open Innovation for SME by means of Blockchain and Smart Contracts”

World Open Innovation Conference 2016
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About the Annual World Open Innovation Conference

The 3rd Annual World Open Innovation Conference co-hosted with ESADE in Barcelona, Spain, brings together renowned academic scholars, leading companies and innovators in the Open Innovation space.  R&D Management has agreed to provide a Special Issue comprised of the best papers submitted to the conference.
To help identify and develop the best new theoretical and applied research in open innovation, we are organizing the 3rd Annual World Open Innovation Conference (WOIC 2016). While the first two WOICs were held in Napa Valley in 2014 and in Silicon Valley in 2015, respectively; it is now moving to Europe for this year and will be held at ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain.

The digital age provides new enabling factors for generating, sharing, retrieving and storing data, information or knowledge that could dramatically impact how organizations manage their boundaries. In many cases, managers need to let go of the traditional logic of managing knowledge for innovation that may reside inside or outside the organization, but instead need to find new ways of managing the entire ecosystem where complementary partners are co-innovating new solutions that they can only establish together.

Digital technologies have a far-reaching impact on how individual and organizations innovate together. Moreover, notions as alliances, innovation ecosystems, and the triple helix gain new importance in the digital age. The increased opportunities of identifying the solution to an innovation problem through distant search has given rise to new innovation processes and business models, such as crowdsourcing and innovation intermediaries. This is causing important challenges for established firms and startups alike as well as for governments and other organizations. + Info about the conference.