Building up your own resources is often more consuming than cooperating with the best in the field.
That is why the open innovation approach allows companies to gain a strong competitive advantage through the cooperation and co-development with startups. With the Open Innovation solution we facilitate collaboration with startups, skill-teams and innovators so you can execute one of the following collaboration strategies : BUILD, PARTNER or BUY.
Startup Calls

Open your company toward external innovation and partnerships through an online call or competition.

Innovation Projects

Get personal connection to selected startups and innovators in the form of an Innovation Roundable, Hackathon or Pitch Event.

Sprint Development

Develop pilots starting from a proof of concept and all the way to minimum viable product in a mile-stone based setting.

PARTNER

Integration of innovative products, and solutions into your portfolio in cooperation with startups.

BUILD

Create products and services together with startups in a collaborative environment.

BUY

Invest in startups and integrate their products and teams with your business.

AgriTech
BioTech&EHealth
Constuction
Energy
FinTech&InsurTech
FoodTech
Industry 4.0
Logistics&Supply Chain
Media
Mobility
Retail
Tourism&Hospitality
  • Startup-driven innovation pipeline for Magna in Europe

    WHAT: leading automotive supplier Magna partners with StartUs Insights to boost their European innovation pipeline

    HOW: Innovation Scouting and Continuous Monitoring enables Magna to identify, map and monitor emerging technologies in the mobility industry. “Driving the Future of Mobility” Startup Call strengthens Magna’s brand in the startup community and establishes contact with relevant startups.

  • Materials Hack for Borealis AG

    WHAT: StartUs Insights organized Europe’s largest hackathon for materials.

    HOW: with Open Innovation solution we identified ideas and skill teams to sprint-develop market applications of plastic material developed by Borealis AG.


  • Startups as a source of competitive advantage in the logistics industry

    WHAT: global leader of logistic solutions gains competitive through innovation scouting.

    HOW: Innovation Scouting enables our client to identify and map emerging technologies, startups and skill teams within numerous verticals of the industry, uncovering the future of automation and logistics services.

  • Startups as gateway to a new market segment in the energy industry

    WHAT: a leading energy utility company in Europe identifies future partners and investment targets

    HOW: Innovation Scouting enables our client to identify and map emerging technologies, startups and skill teams within a specific subset of peer-to-peer enabled energy services.

  • Startups as source for value adding services in the insurance industry

    WHAT: a leading insurance company in Europe identifies solutions adding tangible value to their client base.

    HOW: Innovation Scouting enables our client to identify and map emerging technologies, startups and skill teams identifying solutions and services adding value to their clients.

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