InnoCentive and Strategos Form Strategic Alliance

WALTHAM, Mass. – June 25, 2014 – InnoCentive Inc., the pioneer in crowd sourced innovation and software platforms and Strategos, a global leader in strategy and innovation consulting services, today announced a strategic alliance that will provide clients with a strategic and systemic crowd sourced innovation solution designed to develop breakthrough strategies, drive top line growth and embed innovation capability within the enterprise.

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development Launches $100,000 Prize Competition for Book-Writing Software

Washington D.C. (February 27, 2014) – All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD) announced Thursday the launch of “Enabling Writers,” a $100,000 prize competition to incentivize the design of technology that helps writers draft materials to improve reading skills of children in developing countries.

InnoCentive and Dow Chemical Launch Innovation Challenge to Drive Application for Oil-Soluble Polyalkylene Glycol Chemistry

WALTHAM, Mass. – Dec. 10th, 2013 – InnoCentive, Inc. the global leader in open innovation crowdsourcing competitions, and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), today announced the Oil-Sol Challenge to expand the use of Dow’s novel oil-soluble polyalkylene glycol (oil-soluble PAG) technology. The Challenge will award a payout of $15,000. Solvers can submit entries beginning December 5th, 2013 through the contest web page www.oilsolchallenge.com.

$1 Million Prize Awarded for New Algorithm for Rapid Characterization of Pathogens

Defense Threat Reduction Agency and U.S. STRATCOM Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Award $1 Million Prize for New Techniques for Rapid Characterization of Pathogens

Nearly 3,000 Solvers Participate in “The DTRA Algorithm Challenge” Hosted by InnoCentive; Solution Will Keep U.S. Soldiers and Department of Defense Personnel Around the Globe Safer

InnoCentive Solver Network Passes 300,000 Registered Members Milestone

Waltham, Mass. – August 19, 2013 InnoCentive, Inc., the global leader in open innovation, crowdsourcing, and prize competitions, today announced significant traction for the company’s Global Solver Community, with 300,000 individuals from more than 200 countries now registered to generate novel ideas and find creative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems.

InnoCentive Announces Launch of Water Sensor Challenge

Waltham, Mass. – July 22, 2013InnoCentive, Inc., the global leader in open innovation, crowdsourcing, and prize competitions, today announced the launch of a new Challenge, Real-Time Sensor to Monitor Sewer Overflows, seeking ideas for a new generation of low-cost, low-maintenance sensors to monitor sewer overflows.

InnoCentive Records Best First Quarter in Company History

Waltham, Mass. – April 18, 2013 – InnoCentive, Inc., the global leader in open innovation, crowdsourcing, and prize competitions, today announced significant milestones achieved in the first quarter of 2013. The company experienced significant growth across a number of dimensions, including customers, regions, industry sectors, and products, and is poised for continued growth and expansion throughout 2013.

InnoCentive and Lumina Foundation Launch Open Innovation Partnership to Increase Postsecondary Degree Attainment in America

Waltham, Mass. – March 25, 2013 – InnoCentive, Inc., the global leader in open innovation, crowdsourcing, and prize competitions, today announced a collaboration with Lumina Foundation designed to uncover new ways to catalyze systemic changes in higher education. Working together, the two organizations hope to explore novel approaches so millions of Americans can access and earn high quality college degrees, certificates and credentials.

The Scientific American Open Innovation Pavilion Launches with Innovation Challenges for Science and Technology Enthusiasts

New York, New York – March 4, 2013 – Today marks the launch of the Scientific American Open Innovation Pavilion, jointly hosted on www.innocentive.com/pavilion/scientific-american and www.scientificamerican.com/openinnovation. The online hub to foster scientific collaboration and open innovation is the result of a partnership between InnoCentive, Inc., the global leader in open innovation, crowdsourcing, and prize competitions, and Scientific American, the leading authoritative publication for science in the general media.