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The PITCCH project aims to increase the competitiveness of European industries by building a Pan-European Open Innovation Network where technology centres act as intermediaries to facilitate the establishment of structured collaborations between big corporations as technology seekers with small and medium-sized enterprises as technology providers and this way accelerate the market uptake of advanced technologies through different sectors.
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The PITCCH Network will facilitate the process of finding the best solution providers from across Europe and enable Big Corporations to choose the finalists at the Pitch Day when selected SMEs and start-ups will have the opportunity to pitch their solutions in front of the Big Corporations. Qualified Technology Centres will contribute to these open innovation projects by offering their brokerage services.
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Big Corporations submit challenges to the platform.
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SMEs and Startups apply to be solution providers.
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SMEs and Startups engage with Big Corporations with the support of Technology Centres.
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Big Corporations select the challenges winners and they work together to develop and execute the projects.

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Call for corporate challenges is open

The call for corporate challenges is open. Big corporations are now welcome to submit their Corporate Challenges on the PITCCH Open Innovation Platform. A Corporate Challenge is a technological request from Big Corporations to develop or improve a new product, process or service. The Challenge proposal shall be relevant to one or more of the … Continued

The PITCCH Network invites Technology centres on board

The PITCCH project aims to increase the competitiveness of European industries by building a Pan-European Open Innovation Network where technology centres act as intermediaries to facilitate the establishment of structured collaborations between big corporations as technology seekers with small and medium-sized enterprises as technology providers and this way accelerate the market uptake of advanced technologies … Continued

7 innovation and technology podcasts

In the last few years, Open Innovation has been booming quite a lot among many organizations.   This concept is a business paradigm that promotes collaboration between people and external partners outside the company to reduce financial risk and to get competitive advantages.   Today we have many inspirational sources, authors, and content creators that … Continued

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