There are five options for structuring intellectual property partnerships, ranging from licensing to joint ventures.
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What motivates volunteers to take part in innovation projects?
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Open innovation was used in diabetes research to bring greater openness into every stage of research.
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For the Lego Group, a close bond with user communities is not a pipe dream but a reality.
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Innovation often comes from tweakers who take existing ideas and turn them into something better.
The key to open innovation? Ensuring outside ideas reach the people best equipped to exploit them.