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In Premium Ingredients, Blendhub and Allfoodexperts we have been concerned for a long time about innovation. And how to make it the norm or the food industry. We have benefited in  Premium Ingredients and Blendhub for a long time from an Open Innovation structure and,...

In the video below, Vijay Govindarajan, professor of International Business at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmout, talks about Reverse Innovation. The term referrers to an innovation that is used first in the developing world rather than in the industrialized one. In the video, he...

I have just returned from our yearly family "learning" trip taking us this time to Japan. I wanted my children (aged 14/12/10 and 4 years old) to experience a culture where values such as respect for others, teamwork and efficiency are very visible in the...

On 4, 5 and 6 of March, Patrick Berry and myself enjoyed Front End of Innovation EMEA 2013, in Copenhaguen, where we were able to attend inspiring presentations. We also talked about Allfoodexperts, our community and Open Innovation platform for the agri-food and beverage industry,...

In addition to enabling communities working on line to solve challenges, Open Innovation platforms are also a networking place where you can find experts in different areas. In the video below, Deanna Zandt, media consultant, talks about the importance of networking to solve challenges and...

I found the article that I have linked to here particularly interesting, considering how much Open Innovation is talked about and how little it is successfully practiced. The text, written by Frank Mattes, emphasizes when finding that it is difficult to give examples of companies...

Michael E. Porter works on Competitive Strategics. In the video from the World Economic Forum I publish at the end of the post, he explains his Creating Shared Value Model. The concept may not be suitable for all types of companies. But it has approximation...