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.
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.
Launch of the “Tech Scaleup MENA preliminary Report 2021” in Beirut by Mind the Bridge during Closing of the first MENA Tech Scaleup Summit 2021. As of December 2020, the study tracked 448 scaleups across 19 countries, able to attract $6.2B in funding.
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.
In this Mind the Chat interview, Mind the Bridge's CEO and founder Marco Marinucci speaks with Goran Kukic, Chief Innovation Technology Officer of Nestlé, the world's largest food company by revenue, with more than 24,000 employees and 90 billion dollars in sales.