Open Innovation – How to collaborate for global success

On December 14 during the annual Science Counsellors Meeting in Bern, several heads of S&T Offices in Asia and the USA joined forces to discuss open innovation at the Head Screen Shot 2015-12-10 at 3.04.52 PMOffice of Swiss Post in Bern.

After a brief introduction by the organizers, the two regions discussed how the Swissnex Network collaborates with partners from industry. These short presentations were followed by a fascinating presentation by the Head of Open Innovation at Swiss Post, Mr. Thierry Golliard. Did you know that “Die Post” is working on self-driving cars? Or that drones might soon be introduced to deliver packages to remote villages?

The event ended with a lively discussion and a networking apero where many business cards were exchanged and future contacts made.

 

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