Our Partners

We believe that innovation is a team sport. And so do the companies listed below. They have partnered successfully with InnoCentive to push the boundaries of open innovation, crowdsourcing, and prize competitions.  Learn more about InnoCentive's Partner Program.

 

AARP Foundation

AARP Foundation

AARP Foundation, the charitable affiliate of AARP, is working with InnoCentive to bring to life the AARP Foundation-InnoCentive Challenge Series. The purpose of this Challenge Series is to help advance AARP Foundation’s cause for improving the lives of millions of older Americans who struggle to meet their basic needs for nutritious food, safe and affordable housing, adequate income, and much-needed personal connections. Through these Challenges, AARP Foundation and InnoCentive are inviting InnoCentive’s global network of over 275,000 Solvers and the rest of the world to help millions of struggling adults aged 50 and older to win back opportunity, move from a state of vulnerability to stability, recover confidence, and get back on track.

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Accenture

Accenture is teaming with InnoCentive to drive business performance through proven open innovation methods, crowdsourced innovation communities, and tools. Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 211,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$21.6 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2010. Its home page is www.accenture.com.

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Booz Allen Hamilton

Booz Allen Hamilton, a world leader in management and technology consulting services, and InnoCentive are joining forces to help commercial and government organizations harness the power of prize-based Challenges, open innovation, and crowdsourcing to solve critical mission issues faster and more effectively. This alliance provides clients with integrated, full-service open innovation and Challenge offerings including the Booz Allen Hamilton-InnoCentive Open Innovation Diagnostic Program. This Program combines InnoCentive’s unique Challenge Driven Innovation methodology and problem solving platform coupled with Booz Allen Hamilton’s deep technical expertise, implementation, and management capabilities within both government and commercial organizations. For more information, visit www.boozallen.com.

GlobalGiving

GlobalGiving

GlobalGiving, an online marketplace for global philanthropy that enables individuals, corporations and other organizations to find and direct their funds to high-impact, grass-roots projects around the world, is an InnoCentive partner. Through a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation, GlobalGiving is able to post Challenges concerning the world's most pressing development problems. The collaboration efficiently connects GlobalGiving's network of project leaders to experts from around the globe who can provide solutions.

NASA

NASA

NASA partnered with InnoCentive as the sponsor of the NASA Innovation Pavilion. You don't have to be a rocket scientist to participate in the unique Challenges facing the aerospace industry. That's why NASA joined forces with InnoCentive. NASA is reaching beyond its employees in an effort to achieve its mission of pioneering the future of space exploration, scientific discovery, and aeronautics research. Solutions submitted might not only benefit space exploration, but also the development of commercial products and services in the fields of health and medicine, industry, consumer goods, transportation, public safety, computer technology, and environmental resources.  

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic

Welcome to the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Pavilion, where InnoCentive Solvers are invited to help discover the cures of tomorrow. Cleveland Clinic, a top 4 U.S. hospital, is deeply committed to improving patient care by fostering scientific innovation and discovery. Challenges posted through the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Pavilion are specifically designed to expedite the translation of discoveries from the laboratory to the bedside.

Nature.com

Nature.com

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is a leading scientific and medical publisher of over 80 titles, including Nature, and a pioneer in their use of Web 2.0 technologies to interact with the global scientific community on their online platform Nature.com.  Together, we offer Nature.com readers the opportunity to participate in research and development Challenges through the Nature.com Open Innovation Pavilion. Via this Pavilion, scientists worldwide can realize practical uses of their research and win cash awards – all the while contributing their expertise to significant scientific advances as well as to the solving of large global problems.

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Scientific American

Science and technology enthusiasts will be able to solve global scientific problems when the Scientific American Open Innovation Pavilion, jointly hosted on InnoCentive.com and ScientificAmerican.com, launches in the Spring of 2013. The Scientific American-InnoCentive alliance offers Scientific American readers an impressive array of challenging science, technical, and policy problems to work on, while helping commercial enterprises, government agencies, and non-profit organizations to solve their most pressing problems by tapping many more of the world’s smartest and most creative Solvers. Founded in 1845, Scientific American is the oldest continuously published magazine in the United States and the leading authoritative publication for science in the general media. Together with ScientificAmerican.com and 14 local-language editions around the world, it reaches a monthly audience of more than 5 million consumers and scientists.

Sg2

Sg2

Sg2, a market leader in healthcare analytics, intelligence and consulting, and InnoCentive are joining forces to bring open innovation and crowdsourcing to the healthcare services sector.  Focusing on providing leading practices, proof points, and benefits of open innovation, this collaboration seeks to help healthcare service providers learn how open innovation provides new tools and approaches for addressing today’s healthcare imperatives.

The Economist

The Economist

The Economist, the prestigious weekly news and international affairs publication, has partnered with InnoCentive to create The Economist-InnoCentive Challenge Program.  This program dovetails with a new event series by The Economist under the banner of The Ideas Economy. With the Ideas Economy focusing on topics such as innovation, human potential, and intelligent infrastructure, The Economist seeks to create an ecosystem, through the InnoCentive platform, where good ideas move from concept to implementation. The Challenges jointly developed by The Economist and InnoCentive are open to InnoCentive’s global network of over 275,000 Solvers, The Economist’s millions of readers, and the rest of the world. For The Economist, these Challenges are a natural extension of The Economist’s founding spirit – exploring ideas in the pursuit of human progress.

The Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation has been an InnoCentive partner since 2006, helping nonprofit organizations develop solutions for their work on behalf of the world's poorest and most vulnerable populations. Interested nonprofit organizations apply through the Rockefeller Foundation to place their organization's Challenges on InnoCentive. The nonprofit itself will choose the proposal that best fits its needs, and a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation will provide the financial award given to the Solver. According to Dr. Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, the partnership gives nonprofit organizations access to some of the world's brightest problem Solvers, enabling researchers and entrepreneurs that address the needs of the developing world to have access to cutting-edge innovation.