Open Innovation Game: Large and Small Companies partner in the quest to germinate the next great idea
Competitions and crowdsourcing platforms drive new modes of collaboration, business alliances and growth.
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The race is on – European start-ups invent new apps and business models based on Windows 8
Watershed moment for Microsoft and the computing community as developers get creative with new operating system. Live tiles” in Windows 8 inspire Captain Dash’s drive for data democratization.
Small companies win big in innovation partnerships-creativity is in the network
Open innovation networks can help SMEs become highly profitable, but they only work as long as the value jointly created is significantly larger than that produced by the partners on their own.
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Let disruptive technologies flourish
by Lambert van Nistelrooij
Finland’s AppCampus funds Windows Phone App innovators around the world
by Alina Kangasluoma
Open innovation is vital for resource-constrained start-ups
by Samuel Mueller
European activities in the field
The Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (COSME) provides business and innovation support, in particular for SMEs, through its Europe Enterprise Network. More
Microsoft activities in the field
BizSpark, launched in 2008, is a global support programme for entrepreneurs designed to help accelerate early-stage start-ups. More
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