Using open innovation to address a crisis
What leaders can learn from more than 300 open innovation initiatives launched in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
How open innovation can help solve 21st-century public health problems
Sara Holoubek, Dr. Megan Ranney, and Kumar Garg issue a call for cross-sector collaboration on new, comprehensive public health solutions that work for everyone.
How open innovation can create smarter and safer cities
A new prize competition brings fresh perspectives — from fields like data science, civic tech, and epidemiology — to biothreat detection and public safety.
Redefining fast, accurate drug detection
How the Opioid Detection Challenge used open innovation to advance new hardware solutions.
Using open innovation to source unexpected solutions
How MagQuest embraced the benefits of prize competitions to meet a mission-critical challenge.
Expanding the next-generation manufacturing workforce
American schools reinvented through makerspaces.
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