Open Innovation Platforms, Idea Dispenser or More?

I will be one of the speakers of the symposium “Innovation & Veille – Partenaires de l’Avenir” (“Innovation and Intelligence – Partners for the Future”). I’ll be speaking between Pierre-Emmanuel Meyers (Innovation at Air Liquide) and Gerald Piat (Innovation at EDF) about Open Innovation. More precisely I’ll give a talk entitled “Open Innovation Platforms, Idea Dispenser or More?”. You feel you want to know more, check the website to register. The symposium, organized by Ile-de-Science, will be held on May 12th, 2011 – HEC Paris, in Jouy en Josas. It will review examples of innovation, intelligence practices to feed R&D portfolio with innovative projects in both the public and private sectors, effective tools for analyzing patents, initiatives to foster open innovation.

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One Million Experts on X-Search!

PRESANS has launched X-Search (presans.com/x-search), the first Worldwide Expert Search Engine less than 3 months ago. It took us a while to go through all the awesome comments and feedback you sent us. We read them all and today, we have great news to announce: more, more and more! Access one million of experts worldwide for free! PRESANS is proud to announce that X-Search, has recently reached 1 000 000 (one million) experts in base. This is an amazing progression since the launch of the of the tool in February 2011. The expert database behind X-Search covers most European countries, including France, England and Germany. Worldwide! We have been claiming that X-Search is worldwide, and then we put a temporary

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Open science

Michael Nielsen, we already spoke about in this blog, recently gave a very interesting talk at TEDx on “Open Science”. Why social network for researchers or scientists do not work and why this is a shame. Open Science (by Michael Nielsen at TEDx) Original post is on Michael Nielsen’s blog.

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