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InnoCentive Announces Launch of Water Sensor Challenge

July 22, 2013|

Waltham, MA – InnoCentive, 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. This $10,000 Ideation Challenge is being offered through the partnership of Cincinnati Innovates, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Cincinnati Metropolitan Sewer District […]

InnoCentive Records Best First Quarter in Company History

April 16, 2013|

Waltham, MA – 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 closed the first quarter of 2013 with impressive year-over-year and sequential bookings growth of 89 percent and […]

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

March 25, 2013|

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.

As part of this collaborative alliance, […]

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

March 4, 2013|

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.

The Scientific American […]

Industry Veteran Craig Jones Becomes Executive Chairman of InnoCentive

February 15, 2013|

Waltham, Mass. – February 15, 2013 – InnoCentive, Inc., the global leader in open innovation, crowdsourcing, and prize competitions, today announced that Craig Jones, InnoCentive’s current Chairman of the Board, will become Executive Chairman while Dwayne Spradlin resigns as CEO to head up the Health Data Consortium, a major nonprofit private/public initiative supported by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and other major […]

AARP Foundation and InnoCentive Announce Winners of Two Challenges Aimed at Improving the Lives of Older Americans

February 4, 2013|

Waltham, Mass – February 4, 2013 – InnoCentive, Inc., the global leader in open innovation, crowdsourcing, and prize competitions, and AARP Foundation, AARP’s charitable affiliate, today announced the winners of two Challenges that sought innovative ideas for long-term, sustainable programs aimed at preventing, reducing, or eliminating food insecurity and the number of food deserts, respectively, among adults 50 and older without reliance on food provisions by third-party providers […]

InnoCentive and Scientific American Partner to Facilitate Open Innovation

December 12, 2012|

Waltham, Mass. – December 12, 2012 – 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, today announced a partnership for the Scientific American Open Innovation Pavilion, an online hub where science enthusiasts will be able to help solve global scientific problems. Scheduled to go live in the Spring of 2013, the […]

InnoCentive and Syngenta Host Webinar to Share Examples and Explore Benefits of Open Innovation for Global Enterprises

November 30, 2012|

Waltham, Mass. – November 30, 2012 – InnoCentive, Inc., the global leader in open innovation, crowdsourcing, and prize competitions, today announced that it will host a webinar on Tuesday, December 4 with Syngenta, a world-leading agri-business committed to sustainable agriculture.

During the one-hour webinar, participants will glean insight into the inner workings of open innovation at Syngenta, one of the world’s leading companies with more than 26,000 employees in […]

BeyondPolio and InnoCentive Announce Winners of Challenge to Help Eradicate Polio Globally

November 13, 2012|

Waltham, Mass – November  13, 2012 – InnoCentive, Inc., the global leader in open innovation, crowdsourcing, and prize competitions, and Beyond Polio, an initiative of the Jonas Salk Legacy Foundation and the investment firm Spencer Trask, today announced the solutions of its first Innovation Challenge which sought to identify ways to reduce the cost and facilitate the use of the inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) in low- […]

EMC, EDF and InnoCentive Announce Winners of Eco-Challenge to Improve Tracking of E-Waste

September 10, 2012|

Waltham, Mass. – September 10, 2012 – InnoCentive, Inc., the pioneer in open innovation, crowdsourcing, and prize competitions, EMC Corporation, and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today announced the successful conclusion of an Eco-Challenge aimed at finding solutions for tracking shipments of used electronic components and subsystems and ensuring that they are disposed of responsibly. The winning ideas are the first step in developing a scalable solution […]

InnoCentive and The Economist Launch Challenge to Create a Compelling “Elevator Pitch” for Disruptive Innovation

August 31, 2012|

Waltham, Mass. – July, 31, 2012 – InnoCentive, Inc., the pioneer in open innovation, crowdsourcing, and prize competitions, and The Economist today launched The Economist-InnoCentive Entrepreneurship Challenge. The latest in The Economist-InnoCentive Challenge Series, this Challenge seeks short descriptions for business ideas that employ disruptive technologies for big impact in the world. Frugal innovations and engineering efforts are especially encouraged. The best solutions will be easily transferable […]