A group of London's universities are launching a new collaboration – OpenSME – that seeks to make it easier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access the expertise and knowledge they offer.
Open Innovation and Higher Education
Publication date: Aug 7, 2013 2:54:26 PM
Sep 27, 2013 10:00:00 AM
End: Sep 27, 2013 1:00:00 PM
Location: British Library Conference Centre, 96 Euston Rd, NW1 2DB, London
This free event focusses on how open innovation methods and models can be used to support commercialisation and engagement activities within higher education. It will showcase innovative initiatives as well as providing the opportunity to debate the key issues and challenges.
It is being held at the British Library on 27 September 2013. The contributors will be;
- Stefan Lindegaard from 15inno. Stefan is one of the world’s leading writers and speakerson open innovation and he will be talking about the challenges faced when applying open innovation methods in technology transfer.
- Dr Daniel Hulme. Daniel will be talking about UCL spinout Satalia.
- Els Delaere from Voka Chamber of Commerce East Flander. Els will be talking about the Ghent Mega Brainstorm, a one-day event in which 200 students develop innovative ideas.
- Brian McCaul from NetworthNet Ltd. Brian will be talking about The Innovation Commons, a commercial space in which UK universities, business consultants and investors can come together to share ideas and expertise.
There will also be a panel discussion led by Stefan Lindegaard in which all delegates will be encouraged to participate.