CoDEV 2014: Trends in Open Innovation

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I hope you can attend the 13th Annual Co-Development and Open Innovation Congress, CoDev2014: Connected for Growth, on January 27 – 29, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Find out how companies are dealing with the latest trends in Open Innovation!

  • Open Innovation is no longer a separate process as it is being integrated into standard business processes
  • Open Innovation is going beyond traditional Research & Development and is becoming more cross-functional in nature.  Marketing, Supply Chain, Sales, etc. are all playing a role and often leading the company’s Open Innovation activities.
  • The level of Open Innovation continues to mature in many organizations progressing beyond typical supplier engagements to multi-partner cooperatives.
  • Deal structures are becoming more complex as Open Innovation capabilities become more sophisticated and more Universities realize the value of the intellectual property.  Basic three to five page agreements are now becoming much larger documents as risk adverse companies and changing regulations factor into the open innovation marketplace.

CoDev2014 is the longest running conference forum focused solely on providing innovation practitioners with the latest trends in open innovation and multiple opportunities to connect and network with top experts. Featuring keynote presentations, case studies, interactive panel sessions and Q&A with top experts and advanced practitioners from Pfizer, H.B. Fuller, Natura, MeadWestvaco, Tech Launch Arizona, 3M, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, WD-40, Sales Force4Hire, MIT and many others, CoDev2014 promises to once again provide cutting edge information about the latest trends and multiple opportunities to connect informally with speakers, attendees and open innovation tool providers as you look to build a more robust open innovation network.

For more program details and to register, call 800.338.2223 or 781.891.8080 or reserve online. And if you register by Friday, November 22nd, you’ll save $200 off your conference registration fee.  Teams of three or more qualify for additional team discounts – organize your team today for best rates.

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