Open Innovation Newsletter — Issue Fri 04 Oct 2013

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European Commission OISPG Open Innovation
Newsletter No. 40 - September 2013
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Welcome

In the September edition of the OISPG Newsletter you will find a great amount of intriguing upcoming events. As the new innovation season has already started, OISPG suggests events worth visiting as well as draws the attention to the ICT 2013 Conference in Vilnius where the Group will be presented. 

Editorial
Welcome to the OISPG Newsletter
We are glad to see that our activities, culminating in the Open Innovation 2.0 Conference in Dublin are bearing fruit. We have clear policy recommendations from the event, concrete conceptual paper of how we understand OI2, and also a path for actions supporting Open Innovation in European Research!
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Publications
EU programmes for research and small firms in 2014-2020 approved
Attracting new participants, strengthening support for small firms and better controlling EU spending are the key aims achieved by Industry and Research Committee MEPs on Thursday when they approved the research and innovation programme Horizon 2020 and the SMEs programme COSME.
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In Innovation Quest, Regions Seek Critical Mass
There is a spot just off the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, that is home to what may be the world’s densest concentration of startup companies. There, near the edge of Kendall Square, the founders of more than 450 startups crowd into nine floors. Some occupy common rooms where the rule is “Grab any seat you can.”
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Europe is performing well at global competitiveness, happiness and innovation scale
Despite the economic crisis, innovation is alive and well. Countries in Europe continue being competitive and performing well at global level. Against this background happiness is being measured and European countries result in being the happiest in the world!
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Events
3 October 2013
2013 European Conference on ‘Tackling societal challenges with Social Collective Intelligence and ICT!’

Organised by Sigma Orionis in collaboration with CREATE-NET and the University of Edinburgh, the conference aims to present the Social-IST main project outcomes (namely the White Paper on Research Challenges in Social Collective Intelligence and the Roadmap for FET Initiatives in Social Collective Intelligence) and to promote an open dialogue on how a new form of ICT can help us build a smarter society.

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8 - 11 June 2014 - Dublin, Ireland
Call for Papers: XXV ISPIM Conference, Dublin

Organised by ISPIM in partnership with Intel Labs Europe and The Innovation Value Institute, this conference will bring together around 500 innovation experts from 50 countries.

 

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12 November 2013
From Lab to Market: A Webcast conference on Horizon 2020 - and how the EU can advance innovation
An event taking place at the European Parliament in Brussels
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22 - 23 October 2013
Intel Research and Innovation Conference 2013
The 2013 Intel European Research and Innovation Conference will take place at the RadissonBlu Hotel in Nice, France from October 22-23.

The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Building a Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive society through Research and Innovation partnership’ and there will be a number of distinct focus areas included within the event.
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6 - 8 November 2013
OISPG at the ICT 2013
We will be discussing Open Innovation 2.0 and together with you will elaborate further on the #www concept for wealth, wellbeing and welfare! Join us!
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31 October - 2 November 2013 - Moscow, Russia
Open Innovations Forum 2013
Open Innovations Forum is organized by leading Russian development institutions and the Government of Moscow, with the support of the Government of the Russian Federation. This event unites representatives of business, policy, science and education to gain a holistic perspective, exchange ideas and to grasp today’s critical global innovation trends.
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6 - 7 November 2013
World Open Innovation Forum

Learn how the industries are adapting to Open Innovation. Gain insight on the regulatory environment and discuss the need of regulations on leveraging Open Innovation Ecosystems.

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Press Releases
Commission launches new innovation indicator
Sweden, Germany, Ireland and Luxembourg are the EU Member States getting the most out of innovation, according to a new indicator proposed by the European Commission. The "Indicator of Innovation Output" measures the extent to which ideas from innovative sectors are able to reach the market, providing better jobs and making Europe more competitive.
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Innovation video
01 October 2013
Quadruple and Quintuple Helix Innovation

Dr. Elias G. Carayannis explains the Academic viewpoint on Open Innovation 2.0 and N-Tuple Helix models!

The Quadruple Helix and the Quintuple Helix emphasize and explain why democracy and the environment need to be integrated in the wider perspective of the architecture of innovation. Without this, our understanding of innovation is constrained and not really sufficient for fully comprehending innovation and associated challenges.

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OISPG members activities
The New Open Innovation Landscape

 

Any complex corporation works with a multitude of third parties to develop better products and services. Members of your supply chain, customers, and academia are just three key groups you may consider as normal partners in innovation.

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