Open Innovation and Industry Involvement in an Innovation Economy

eap-blog-CTAEntrepreneurial enterprises often require more than simply wisdom and money. They require strategic relationships with industry leaders to provide key specifications for product shape and use and opportunities for prototype testing and perfecting. This process benefits not only new enterprises but also larger, established companies. Further, these relationships can extend to universities to create a synergistic, open manner to create a broader innovation ecosystem. This seminar explores the value of corporate relationships, their timing, and their outcomes. In addition, we will discuss how collaborations in an innovation ecosystem between large and small players benefit a region.



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