On February 10, 2021, NTN Innovationbooster databooster was officially kicked-off. The kick-off brought 34 participants to the online platform.
Jürgen Laubersheimer from Innosuisse started by presenting the NTN Innovation Booster program. The NTN Innovation Boosters foster a culture of open innovation, and the activities are open to all interested Swiss actors. They promote the transfer of knowledge between research, business and society and foster cooperation with partners along the entire value chain of a theme. In doing so, they create sustainable competitive advantages for Swiss SMEs in particular.
Then Gundula Heinatz presented the Databooster and the opportunities it brings for data-based value creation in Switzerland. The databooster is a community with an open innovation culture, in which key players around data-based value creation work together to develop innovation ideas and explore new business areas and approaches. In doing so, they give Swiss companies a decisive competitive advantage and create important added value for the Swiss economy and society. She also outlined the innovation process with its five phases: Scouting, Call, Shaping, Reshaping, Deep Dive.
The presentations were followed by informal discussion and networking on the online platform “Wonder”.
Thank you to everyone who took part in the event!