Open Innovation Newsletter — Issue Wed 06 Aug 2014

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European Commission OISPG Open Innovation
Newsletter No. 49 - July 2014
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In the summer edition of the OISPG Newsletter we suggest some 'Save-the-date' events for your Agenda, some light Innovation reading and we remind you that the next edition of the Newsletter will be sent out at the end of September. Enjoy your summer and keep the innovation spirit!
Welcome to the July edition of the OISPG Newsletter
Summer is here! Time for going offline, family time and having fun. It is also good to contemplate.
How to Measure Open Innovation
Open Innovation is an essential part of who we are, and we look for opportunities to be innovative in every job we do. Yet, for many organisations, the benefits of open innovation are not so clear. Sure, innovation sounds great, but what does it do for me and for my organisation?
Citadel on the Move Project
A European Commission funded (CIP PSP) project which aims to make it easier for citizens and application developers from across Europe to use Open Data to create the type of innovative mobile applications they want and need.
The Evidence Is In: Patent Trolls Do Hurt Innovation
By James Bessen, an economist at Boston University School of Law, is currently writing a book about technology and jobs
Planning your communications strategy – a genuine way to provide your organisation with another innovation channel
By Emiliya Hubavenska, Communications and Social Media, DG CONNECT, OISPG Group
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Contact : Emiliya Hubavenska
Global Information Technology Report 2014
The Global Information Technology Report 2014 features the latest results of the NRI, offering an overview of the current state of ICT readiness in the world. This year’s coverage includes a record number of 148 economies, accounting for over 98 percent of global GDP
Embracing the open opportunity
Open Knowledge Foundation Berlin, 17 July 2014
Public Consultation: Connected Communities Initiative
The European Commission in partnership with the World Bank has launched Connected Communities Initiative (CCI), a public call for expression of interest to gather information form the market about connectivity projects under consideration by public and private promoters, in particular Regional and Local decision makers.
15 - 17 September 2014
18th International Conference on Information Systems for Agriculture and Forestry
The event will be held in Jelgava, Latvia, together with workshop Open Data for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Rural development
30 September 2014
Euromed@Change: #Culture, #Cluster and #Competitiveness
EuroMed@Change is a preparatory action initiated by the European Parliament and implemented by the European Commission DG Enterprise and Industry.
24 - 26 September 2014 - Palais d'Egmont
The Unconvention 2014
The event will bring together in Brussels leading innovators and entrepreneurs, investors, corporate personalities, academic and industrial experts, opinion leaders and decision makers from Europe and the Silicon Valley.
See also : - EYIF
17 - 18 November 2014
Global Forum 2014: Our path to Digital Connected World
The Global Forum brings each year in a different city around the world more than 300 key policy-makers and public/private stakeholders from more than 30 countries from all continents.
13 - 14 November 2014
6th Global Drucker Forum 2014
Join the event “Great transformation – managing our way to prosperity“ in Vienna, Austria
Innovation video
04 August 2014
EU Community Project
EU Community builds on the latest developments in online technologies to identify influential stakeholders and relevant documents in a visualisation of the policy process.
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