FROM OPEN INNOVATION COLLABORATION TO JOINT VENTURE
Thanks to its strategic investment in R&D and strategic collaboration projects, ETME gained know-how that goes beyond its traditional area of expertise in its quest to develop FloatMast®, an innovative solution for the demanding sector of offshore wind energy, which it is commercializing through its new joint venture with trusted open innovation partner, Streamlined.
HOW OPEN INNOVATION TURNED LÉKUÉ INTO A MULTI-MILLION-EURO BUSINESS
This SME adopted a revolutionary new material for its cookware products, collaborated with a group of talented designers and industrial partners and engaged extensively with their users to develop new product ranges. In the process, the company became an international household name.
HARVESTING REWARDS FROM OPEN INNOVATION COLLABORATIONS
Innovation in agriculture has great potential to improve people's lives by bringing healthy new foods to the market. A Spanish SME with an overseas connection managed to convert its competitors into collaborators and involve key stakeholders from industry to align its interests with market opportunities.
INDUSTRY-RESEARCH COLLABORATION: A ROUTE TO NEW KNOWLEDGE, EXPERTISE AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
in the early 2000s, a mature Italian industrial group decided to invest in the solar energy sector by developing innovative solutions in close collaboration with a public research centre. After a few years, the group decided to spin out their growing business activity and founded a new company; today it is a world leader in the solar energy market.
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