The cry for innovation is everywhere. How can we
do more with less? How can we turn inventions into commercial reality? How can
we grow existing activity and create new markets? Sustainability belongs to
those who innovate – to lone geniuses who start from scratch and to those open
to adopt relevant approaches that have worked elsewhere.
What is the Building Open Innovation programme?
Co-designed by Aston
Universiity and InnovationXchange (IXC), the Building Open Innovation programme
introduces a process for Open Innovation that can be conducted between separate
business units within an organisation and also between organisations. This programme
unpacks seven key organisational capabilities for hard-wiring innovation
into your organisation.
Who is the programme for?
who lead and are tasked to manage:
What will I gain from the programme?
By applying the 3-phased, 7-step model pictured
below within their organisational and the broader supply chain, participants
will be able to:
a capability for indigenous open innovation.
- Champion the practice of open innovation
within their organisation and between their organisation and external partners.
- Identify individuals best placed to contribute
to this process, and know how to elicit and obtain their contribution at
appropriate junctions to foster innovation.
- Lead in the creation of a culture for
- Inform, contribute to and influence the strategy