Saturday 3 December 2011

Open Innovation Consortium launches with NHS Joint Venture

The Third Open Innovation Practitioners Consortium launched in Cambridge with a joint venture linking to the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement on November 22nd.

Top companies from across Europe pooled their thinking on how Open Innovation could help address the challenges of the Health and Wellness Agenda. Working with Expert witnesses from the Centre for Healthcare leadership at the the University of Cambridge, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea as well as Medimmune the exercise was designed to chime with an upcoming agenda of the European Commission in 2012.

Buoyed by the success of this meeting, members of the Consortium which inlcude: GSK, Coloplast, Friesland Campina, Google and Deutsche Telekom look forward to the next meeting which will be hosted by Google in Zurich in February.

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