(formerly Center for Open Innovation)


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Open Innovation: the use of purposive inflows and outflows of knowledge to accelerate innovation. With knowledge now widely distributed, companies cannot rely entirely on their own research, but should acquire inventions or intellectual property from other companies when it advances the business model.

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Save the Date:
December 3-5: Napa, California

World Open Innovation Conference

1st World Open Innovation Conference

Call for Papers open til July 15
Call for Corporate Problems open til Sept. 1


Online access to Open Innovation articles
by Henry Chesbrough, with reader's guide

Henry Chesbrough discusses Open Innovation
at the World Economic Forum (video 12 min)

Berkeley Innovation Forum Semi-Annual Meetings

Join the Berkeley Innovation Forum!

The Berkeley Innovation Forum is a membership organization hosted by Dr. Henry Chesbrough and the Program in Open Innovation.

In brief, the Berkeley Innovation Forum is a community of innovation leaders that meet to exchange ideas, issues, and practices in innovation management, and to fund research of interest to the group. Through an environment of non-competing companies, BIF members explore new ways to advance the management of innovation by engaging openly with one another.

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Dr. Henry Chesbrough is Executive Director of the Program in Open Innovation

Open Services Innovation

by Prof. Chesbrough:

(video introduction - 2 min.)
(presentation - 80 min.)

Open Services Innovation

Open Innovation
in the News


Henry Chesbrough: 5 Paths to Open Innovation at the World of Business Ideas website

Henry Chesbrough discusses Open Innovation at the World Economic Forum

Services Science: an Update by Henry Chesbrough at ESADE


Managing Open Innovation in Large Firms by Henry Chesbrough & Sabine Brunswicker

Talking Open Innovation with Henry Chesbrough in the IdeaConnection Blog

Chesbrough: the 'Fortress' Corporate Office is Dead in Business Insider

Chesbrough interviewed on Open Innovation, Past and Present in Innovation Management

Top 10 Takeaways: Henry Chesbrough on Open Innovation in World of Business Ideas blog