For the sixth year running, startups have nominated the corporates they believed to be most active in terms of open innovation for the prestigious annual Corporate Startup Stars Awards. Pfizer secured first place, followed by AXA and Xiaomi. The global ranking has been unveiled today in Paris during the official Award Ceremony, opened by French Secretary of State for the Digital Economy Cédric O.
During the Corporate Startup Stars Awards Ceremony held in Paris on Dec. 16th, Mind the Bridge presented some of the main evidences emerging from the Report “Evolve or Be Extinct. Future Models of Open Innovation from the 2021 Global Corporate Startup Stars” that analyses how Fortune 500/Forbes 2000 companies interact with startups and scaleups at global level.
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.
Mind the Bridge caught up with Luís Manuel, Executive Director at EDP Inovação to dig deeper into their open innovation approach. EDP is the main energy company in Portugal and the fourth largest wind energy production company in the world, being present in 19 countries and 4 continents.
The 2021 edition of the Awards organized by Mind the Bridge in collaboration with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has been launched today at the Opening of the MENA Digital Scaleup Summit co-hosted by the Dubai Future Foundation and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for West Asia and supported by the Dubai Chamber.