Currently looking after Oracle France corporate responsibility, Dominique van Deth always thought that companies could have a significant impact on Society. For 5 years, Dominique has been managing startups programs, and he launched in 2014 a structured program to engage volunteers in helping startup grow. I met him at Les Hacktivateurs afterwork, and he kindly accepted to tell us more about Oracle startups program.
Reynald Chapuis is Innovation and CSR manager at France Job Center (Pôle Emploi). He shares with us the various and tangible initiatives he lead at Pôle Emploi, from participative innovation, E-Novaction platform, Innovation Lab, Innovation App store, emploi-store.fr, to the open innovation cluster, Lab RH. Welcome to a world where unemployment is not a fatal, but can trigger a rebound.
Jean-Yves Maurel Corporate Innovation Director at Auchan Group tells us about the amazing Creative Expedition process that has been going on for some time now at Auchan.
How compares Open Innovation with the Crowd with Participative Innovation? And what if, if Open Innovation, which was intended to seek out outside, were coming back inside?
What is Participative Innovation? And how does it intersect with Open Innovation with the Crowd?
Dr. Ulrich Betz is Head of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Incubator’ at Merck Serono. Merck Serono initiated recently a great variety of open and participative innovation initiatives: Innospire Idea Competition, Innovation Boost 2015, Innovation Cup, Open Compound, Open Call for drug discovery, and Outcubation.
While innovation is the brand’s lung, cocreation is the cornerstone to nurture the relationship between brand and community.