Open Innovation is a paradigm that encourages the integration of internal and external knowledge to facilitate the development of businesses, technologies, product development or for the purpose of social justice.
Since the introduction of open innovation developed by Chestbrough, many corporations have been adopting open innovation strategies to improve their innovation process efficiency by leveraging external talent.
Digital disruption in the healthcare sector is occurring at an unprecedented rate through the discovery, invention and revolutionization of innovative solutions to approach global healthcare. Medical and pharmaceutical companies, such as Astellas Pharma, are at the forefront of such change. Their collaboration with startups has engendered a limitless potential within the HealthTech industry waiting to be discovered and unleashed.
To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day, Agorize has invited some of our female community partners and startup founders to share their stories and insights on how they have come this far in the tech and innovation industry.
Stargazers Consulting, formed 6 months ago by a group of young professionals with a collective mission to help students unlock their full potential, provides services that improve logical reasoning, financial literacy, and problem-solving; Key competencies needed to excel at case competitions, interviews, and pitches.
The Agorize team conducted an interview with Ajay Bulusu, the co-founder of Nextbillion.ai, to learn more about his unique SLINGSHOT 2020 experience and to understand what it takes to be an elite startup contender of this competition.
This article identifies the 8 common types of corporate-startup engagement models, each being illustrated with benefits, limitations and examples. Weigh the pros and cons of each method and select the right model to start the engagement journey.
With the latest microfluidic chip technology, the device can detect the virus in just 40 minutes from sampling to testing, compared to the currently-used polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology which takes between 1.5 to 3 hours. Unlike conventional large-scale PCR devices which use semiconductor to heat up testing samples, the team led by Prof. WEN Weijia from HKUST’s Department of Physics developed a novel silicon-based micro-heater module for the purpose.
A group of Tanzanians comes across an online publication from Agorize, prompting them to take part in the HERE Mapathon. Their mission? Creating an interactive online map using a tool that they had not heard of before; HERE XYZ Studio.
From employee challenges to student competitions and hackathons, open-innovation challenges are more popular than ever. They are a great way of fostering innovative ideas, attracting talents, and retaining skilled employees.
Back in June 2019, Ivan Lopes, a Telecom SudParis-student started a 3-month-internship within the Agorize R&D team. Coming from South of France, Ivan chose to grow his skills during the summer in Paris instead of enjoying some relaxing time by the beach. Let’s meet him!