Global Open Innovation Network

Bringing outside innovation in

The Global Open innovation Network brings together likeminded corporate executives committed to ‘bringing outside innovation in’ with the goal to accelerate the transformation oftheir enterprises

CONNECT

with startups, large corporations and research institutions

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EXCHANGE

views on best practices and challenges around open innovation initiatives

IDENTIFY

potential partnerships with peers and startups

Why Open Innovation

The accelerated pace of innovation due to digital revolution is a major challenge for corporations. 40% of Fortune 500 companies could disappear within 10 years. Part of the solution lies in connecting with the startup ecosystem. Startups offer new business models and new technologies strengthening corporations businesses. Large corporations need to adapt their existing business models in order to remain competitive. Open Innovation is a powerful opportunity for mutual benefits through valuable partnerships.

Why join the network

  • Network with startups, large corporations, academia & VCs
  • Learn from industry experts and innovators
  • Share best practices on integrating innovation in the enterprise
  • Exchange strategies and know-how on key innovation topics to possibly engage in common projects

Corporate Program

TECH MEETINGS

Monthly matchmaking events between large corporations and startups

WORKSHOPS

Insights on trends and technologies
disrupting current business models

B2B Meetings

Discover and exchange with relevant startups about partnerships fostering your innovation

A few numbers

Events a year

Participating F-500 companies

Startup pitches a year

B2B meetings

Attendees

Sample Topics

AI & Machine Learning

Smart Cities

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IoT

Energy

AR / VR

Industry 4.0

Blockchain

Mobility

Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
November 15, 2018
- November 16, 2018 All day
11/15/2018 - 11/16/2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
LACoMotion
Los Angeles Arts District, 1200 E 5th St, Los Angeles, CA United States

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November 20, 2018
All day
11/20/2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Imagine Mobility Meetings and Business Tour
Salons de l’Aveyron, 12 rue de l'Aubrac , Paris, France

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December 5, 2018
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
12/05/2018 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
How to Find and Hire the Best Talent in France
FrenchTechHub – Prime, 2415 3rd Street, Suite 231, San Francisco, CA United States

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December 5, 2018
05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Techmeeting Nanotech
12/05/2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Breakthrough Innovation: New Materials & Nanotechnologies
FrenchTechHub – Prime, 2325 Third street suite 231, San Francisco, CA United States

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Past Events

Date/Time Event
November 13, 2018
05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
11/13/2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Future of Work Techmeeting
FrenchTechHub – Prime, 2415 3rd Street, Suite 231, San Francisco, CA United States

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November 13, 2018
08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
11/13/2018 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Doing Business in France: a Legal Primer
Wework, 33 Irving Place, New York , NY United States

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November 6, 2018
05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
11/06/2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Construction Tech Techmeeting
WorkBar – Central Square, 45 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA United States

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October 25, 2018
08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
10/25/2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Future Company Global Expansion: Where Next? Feedback from companies who set-up in Paris, London, Tel Aviv and Tokyo
Company (formerly Grand Central Tech), 335 Madison Avenue, New York, New York United States

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October 18, 2018
- October 20, 2018 All day
10/18/2018 - 10/20/2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
AUTONOMY Paris & The Urban Mobility Summit
Grande Halle de La Villette, 211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, Paris, France

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