I read recently that the growth of New York’s tech industry in the last decade has reshaped the city’s economy and its demographics — and has kept New York at the forefront of a rapidly changing digital landscape. At the same time, an article by Irving Wladawsky-Berger on 'The Wall Steer Journal' website argues that for the past few decades, Silicon Valley and the Boston area have been the most prominent digital innovation hubs in the world.
Through different initiatives and policies the European Commission is trying to tackle the economic crisis in Europe aiming at creating more jobs and growth in the continent. The adoption of the Open Innovation model and outlook will enable multinational corporations to engage with networks of SMEs, research facilities, entrepreneurs, and the citizens.
The members of the Open Innovation Strategy and Policy Group attended the ICT2013 event. We are satisfied with the Conference content and the outcome. OISPG members took part in the event not only to share one of the culminate moments for the European technological development, but also in this exact context to promote the modern innovation approach and paradigm called Open Innovation 2.0!