Open Innovation, crowdsourcing, co-creation… overlapping terminologies to describe a trend towards more open business models and a closer collaboration with customers. On this page we gather a list of inspiring examples Jump to the Open innovation Examples list

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Intermediary Platforms

Research & Development platforms

Marketing, Design & Idea platforms

Collective Intelligence & Prediction platforms

HR & Freelancers platforms

Open innovation software

Intermediary open innovation services

Creative Co-creation

Corporate Initiatives

Product Ideas crowdsourcing

Branding & Design crowdsourcing

Peer Production & P2P

Public Crowdsourcing

Extra examples: Co-creation Platforms

Board of Innovation cooperated with mission-e-motion in an innovation study to combine new mobility with co-creation. We made a report (pdf download) as a part of the whole study, which bundles 20 benchmarks of existing co-creation platforms.


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