Eni today announced it has opened its first "Open Innovation Outpost" in San Francisco, housed in the Mind the Bridge Innovation Centre. "Eni has been actively collaborating with a number of the most promising international startups and scaleups for some time now. The opening of this outpost in one of the most vibrant areas of innovation confirms Eni's determination to position itself at the forefront of the digital frontier".
In this Mind the Chat Alberto Onetti meets Martin Curley, Director, Digital Transformation & Open Innovation at Health Service Executive (HSE), recognized with the 2020 Public Sector Open Innovation Award (as part of the Corporate Startup Stars program run by Mind the Bridge) for its ability to collaborate and co-innovate with startups.
Presentati a SMAU i dati del nuovo Report sull’Open Innovation in Italia: le grandi aziende trainano ancora il mercato e le PMI iniziano ad affacciarsi. Registrato un lieve miglioramento rispetto allo scorso anno per le Top 25 “Italian Corporate Startup Stars” ma la strada da fare è ancora lunga. Il settore più aperto alle collaborazioni tra startup e imprese risulta quello dell’Energia, seguito dal Bancario-Assicurativo e dall’Edilizia. Aziende di altri settori, tra cui Aerospazio, Automotive, Elettronica, Food, Media e Retail, si stanno progressivamente avvicinando all’arena dell’Open Innovation.
This is the story of how Business Canvas, a Korean startup coming from Kised program, was first selected to join the MTB Global Startup Acceleration Program and then raised $2.5M in a Seed round led by Mirae Asset with the participation of Kakao Ventures and Nextrans Inc. for their Typed, a simple-to-use digital workspace designed to streamline document and knowledge management.
Aspal - the Sardinian Agency for Active Labor Policies and the Regional Programming Center of the Sardinia Region - will in fact open their offices within the Mind the Bridge Innovation Center in San Francisco. An innovation antenna to intercept evolutionary trends and to offer support services to Sardinian companies in their quest to attract funding and enhance the Sardinian productive system.