Experiments in Open Innovation at Harvard Medical School Case Solution

This article discusses an experiment in open innovation scientific research on type 1 diabetes at the Harvard Medical School applies. In the process of traditional research, a team of research usually only takes you through each step of the process to generate the idea of ​​raising funds for the completion of the research and publication of results. Harvard Catalyst a Harvard entire organization with the mission to accelerate biomedical research from the laboratory to the bedside, the application process traditional concession was changed as an experiment to bring greater openness at all stages of research . Participation has been successfully extended to non-traditional actors. Ultimately, 150 have proposed new hypotheses and research lines. Were invited to propose projects teams 12 most promising seven teams today conducted the investigation. Experience Harvard Catalyst suggests that the principles of open innovation can be adopted even within a well-established culture of innovation and experienced organization.
by
Eva Guinan,
Kevin Boudreau,
Karim R. Lakhani
Source: MIT Sloan Management Review
10 pages.
Publication Date: April 1, 2013. Prod #: SMR446-PDF-ENG
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Experiments in Open Innovation at Harvard Medical School Case Solution
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