Live Web Event: Taking Open Innovation Management One Level Up

Interested in taking Open Innovation (OI) management to the next level? How can you benefit from sharing your expertise on managing and organizing OI? In this live IM Channel One Concept Presentation you will learn all about the launch of MOOI – a major community based initiative to gather, structure, and evaluate publicly available information on the best OI practices in companies. Moreover, you will understand the project’s aims, and how you can start contributing and especially gaining today.

In this live IM Channel One Concept Presentation, Prof. Henry Chesbrough, Prof. Wim Vanhaverbeke and Dr. Nadine Roijakkers will present Project MOOI in detail and explain the benefits for managers and professionals that come from joining the online project community. The top 3 include:

  • The community is a protected online environment where community members receive information, share and discuss insights and opinions, critically review existing approaches and papers, introduce experiences and best practices
  • The community provides an opportunity to learn from qualified opinions about particular management approaches and how to set up OI initiatives effectively
  • The community provides the possibility to get recognition and wider exposure of own management services/tools
Date October 30, 2013
Time 4:00 PM Central European Time
8:00 AM US Pacific Time
11:00 AM US Eastern Time
Find your local time here.
Duration 50 minutes

Expert Panelists:

Prof. Henry Chesbrough, University of California, Berkeley & ESADE.

Prof. Wim Vanhaverbeke, Hasselt University, ESADE & National University of Singapore.

Dr. Nadine Roijakkers, Hasselt University.

Take-aways from the webinar

Following the Concept Presentation you have gained insights about:

  • Why there is a lot to gain in structuring, reviewing, and integrating existing best practices and how this initiative is delivering value to OI managers and practitioners
  • How you can benefit from actively engaging in the community
  • How we will roll out the initiative and what can be expected in each phase of the project

About the project

MOOI – a beautifully ambitious OI best-practice project

In the last decade Open Innovation (OI) has become part of the daily operations of many companies in different sectors of industry. Despite the soaring popularity of OI practices, only few companies succeed in optimally preparing their internal organization for their OI endeavors and thus make effective use of the many opportunities OI has to offer.

Our experience is that finding best practices and good advice is a daunting exercise. We therefore launch a major community based initiative to gather, structure, and evaluate publicly available information on the best OI practices in companies.

More about MOOI [Managing and Organizing Open Innovation] on the upcoming the Official Project Page is coming soon.

About the Experts

Prof. Henry Chesbrough is Faculty Director of the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. Previously, he was an assistant professor of business administration, and the Class of 1961 Fellow at the Harvard Business School. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of California-Berkeley, an MBA from Stanford University, and a BA from Yale University, summa cum laude. His research focuses on managing technology and innovation. His book, Open Innovation(2003), articulates a new paradigm for organizing and managing R&D. His second book,Open Business Models (2006), extends his analysis of innovation to business models, intellectual property management, and markets for innovation. His third book, Open Services Innovation (2011), explores open innovation in services businesses. His academic work has been published in Harvard Business Review, California Management Review, Sloan Management Review, Research Policy, Industrial and Corporate Change, Research-Technology Management, Business History Review, and the Journal of Evolutionary Economics.

Prof. Wim Vanhaverbeke is professor at Hasselt University. He is also visiting professor at ESADE Business School and the National university of Singapore. He published in several international journals such as Organization Science, Research Policy, California Management Review, Journal of Management Studies, Small Business Economics, Journal of Business Venturing, and Technovation. He was co-editor in collaboration with Henry Chesbrough and Joel West of the book “Open Innovation: Researching a New Paradigm” (OUP, 2006). He is a dedicated open innovation researcher collaborating with different partners in universities and companies around the globe. Professor Vanhaverbeke established the European Innovation Forum with Henry Chesbrough in 2012. He is a frequently asked speaker at leading international conferences and an adviser for several globally operating companies. He was recently recognized by the International Association of Management of Technology (IAMOT) as one of the top 50 authors of technology and innovation management over the last 5 years (2008-2012).

Dr. Nadine Roijakkers is assistant professor at Hasselt University. She wrote her PhD thesis at the United Nations University/MERIT on inter-firm collaborative innovation in the pharmaceutical biotechnology industry. During the period 2002-2007 she held a number of positions in research and academia. From 2007 to 2009 she was a senior strategy consultant to companies in different sectors of industry at KPMG Consulting. Nadine Roijakkers published numerous articles and book chapters on alliance management and collaborative innovation management. Outlets for her work include among others Long Range Planning, Research Policy, Harvard Business History Review, British Journal of Management, European Management Journal, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Small Business Economics, and California Management Review.

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