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Open Innovation Accelerator 2012

100%Open & wecreate

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM (GMT)

Open Innovation Accelerator 2012

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OIA Standard Ticket Ended £559.00 £19.95
Co-Creation Dinner
Learning games, co-creation conversations, networking and wonderful food.
Ended £100.00 £3.99

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“Seems like the UK innovation scene has been waiting for this... I'm amazed someone hasn't done it sooner.” Technical Director, BT



The Open Innovation Accelerator is an intensive and immersive programme which consists of a series of ‘Collider’ modules combining a mixture of pioneering open innovation techniques and processes, cutting-edge leadership and strategy thinking and real-time collaborative working to hone your Collaboration IQ

We are keen to bring together leading innovators from across the commercial, public and non-profit sectors. 

“Still buzzing from a seriously brain-juicing open innovation extravaganza.” Senior Strategist, Adelphi Group

Benefits of attending

  • Discover the potential for open innovation (vs. closed innovation) to deliver your commercial or social mission better, faster and cheaper - up to 10 x ROI
  • Accelerate your success by learning tried and tested techniques to design and manage often challenging and risky open innovation processes
  • Learn collaboration skills to reduce risks and maximise gains for collective creativity and flow
  • Understand how to manage intellectual property and investment safely
  • Meet like-minded innovators from across the country and develop your peer network of innovators
  • Build a buzz around your innovation mission or outputs 
  • Find collaborators from across the sectors to generate real-world projects


Who this is for?

Pioneers from companies, public sector departments & non-profit organisations with an interest in or responsibility for new ideas, fresh ways of doing things and innovations in product, service or business model. 


The Programme 


Collider 1 - Open vs. Closed Innovation: The business case for open innovation

Collider 2 - Open Innovation Mindsets: The culture and practices of collaboration vs. hierarchy

Collider 3 - Open Innovation Approaches: Specific techqniues to ensure open innovation is a success

Collider 4 - Collaboration Profiles: Evaluating and developing collaborative leadership qualities

Collider 5 - Open Innovation Blueprints: Designing an Open Innovation process for you

Collider 6 - Speed Collaboration & OI Pitches


Optional Dinner: 'Co-Creation Cuisine: Collaborative dinner with collaboration games and strategic networking'.

"What a fantastic couple of days, really inspiring. Will hugely shift how I work. Really grateful." Start-Up, CEO

About Us

The Open Innovation Accelerator is a collaboration between 100%Open and wecreate

Roland Harwood - Roland co-founded 100%Open, coming from NESTA where he was Director of Open Innovation. Graduating with a PhD in Physics from Edinburgh University, he has held senior innovation roles in the Utilities and Media industries and in addition has worked with 100’s of  start-ups to raise venture capital and commercialise technology. In addition he has worked as a TV and film music producer for SonyBMG.

David Simoes-Brown - David co-founded 100%Open, coming from NESTA where he led the Corporate Open Innovation programme. He has a background of helping clients to innovate as Director of Seymourpowell Foresight and as Strategic Planning Director of Burkitt DDB responsible for John Lewis, Peroni, Nestle, Energizer and Epson. David is currently writing a book on human emotions.

Nick Jankel - Founder of wecreate and designer of the world’s only peer-to-peer leadership coaching and collaboration toolkit. Nick is an expert on collaboration and innovation mindsets, having founded one of the first innovation agencies in the 90s; and has trained senior staff in innovation and collaboration from companies such as Virgin, Orange, PepsiCo, Unilever, Diageo, PlayStation & Shell - as well as WWF, British Heart Foundation and the Civil Service. He holds a triple 1st Class Degree in Philosophy and Medicine from Cambridge and has starred on BBC TV and Radio as a leadership coach.


"You'll never discover new lands, unless you can leave sight of the shore. Nick Jankel acts as both a compass and a Gale Force 9 wind!"

Marketing Director, Tesco PLC  



Terms and Conditions

Due to the nature of the event, payment in full is required in advance and is non-refundable. We reserve the right to postpone or cancel the event in the light of operational challenges. If this is necessary we will provide a full refund (minus eventbrite fees) for all those who cannot or do not wish to attend the Accelerator on a new date in the future. 


Have questions about Open Innovation Accelerator 2012? Contact 100%Open & wecreate

When & Where

Central London

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM (GMT)

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