The Open Innovation paradigm: turning challenges into business opportunities

Event info Date Thursday, 29 October, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Place Zoom

The Open Innovation paradigm: turning challenges into business opportunities

Open Innovation holds the power to change the way business works. This webinar is
a ticket to embark on your journey into the future! Learn more about Open Innovation
and the PITCCH Network, a project dedicated to the creation of the European Open Innovation
Network, where Big Corporations can launch their challenges and SMEs / Startups
have the opportunity to apply to be solution providers.
The future starts now.



Understanding the needs and boundaries of Big Corporations, the barriers, risks and advantages of this business approach, including case study presentations on open innovation success stories. Presentation of the PITCCH project and its approach.



29th October





Time of day:

12pm CET






Paula Galvão, Chief Officer for Business and Strategic Relations (INL)



Maurits Butter from TNO;  George Tsekouras from INSPIRE; Michela Mattaloni from INL and César Martins from CHEMITEK



12:00pm – Introduction to the Open Innovation paradigm: Barriers/risks and
needs/opportunities for companies by Maurits Butter – Senior Researcher
Innovation Policy, at the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO);

12:20pm – Q&A

12:30pm – Lessons learnt on Open Innovation (from the INSPIRE project) – Dr. George Tsekouras, Director of CENTRIM, University of Brighton;

12:50pm – PITCCH presentation – Michela Mattaloni, Business and Strategic Relations Officer, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL);

01:00pm – Case study presentation- César Martins, CEO at Chemitek;

01:10pm – Q&A and Closing Remark


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