Workshop: Activating Global Brains with Innovation & Talent Competitions

Thu, Nov. 06 2014 - 16:00 to 17:30
Room D1

Workshop description: Innovation Challenges are effective tools for focusing collective problem solving capacity. Over the past years, we have seen competitions targeting large and small challenges, engaging thousands of innovators worldwide, resulting in new spaceships, algorithms, apps and products. In this highly practical workshop, we will give the audience to an understanding of how competitions are currently used in Life Science, when an innovation competition is appropriate to solve a challenge and what tools are needed to organize a successful challenge.