Open innovation unit

Connect universities, companies and institutions to face the challenges of the future, together.

Our programs bring university and society together, to collaborate through a powerful learning experience: students and young professionals have the opportunity to make real world experiences, tackling innovation challenges with real impact on society; companies and other organizations can experiment and learn a new culture of innovation, enjoying enthusiasm and new ideas coming for young talents and researchers.

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CBI is an international educational program born in CERN, that aims at transferring futuristic technologies and knowledge developed from CERN, through Human-Centered Innovation approaches. It involves companies, students and researchers in the development of new ideas.

SUGAR is a global network based on Design Thinking that involves over 20 international Universities. The program invites companies from all over the world to come up with innovation challenges to propose to multidisciplinary teams of students, that work 8 months to research and implement an innovative solution.

Embedded Design Thinking is a program that brings the educational expertise of graduates and young professionals out of the university environment, right into the companies. Teams of students and senior follow a structured innovation path, closely interacting and collaborating together.

Our approach

Design Thinking is the innovation process developed at Stanford University, launched by IDEO and that constituted a big part of the entrepreneurial culture in Silicon Valley. Design Thinking is:

understanding the real needs and exploring the context of the project.

freedom of failing and creating new ideas, accepting uncertainty.

freedom of failing and creating new ideas, accepting uncertainty.

Our approach

Design Thinking is the innovation process developed at Stanford University, launched by IDEO and that constituted a big part of the entrepreneurial culture in Silicon Valley. Design Thinking is:

to innovate it is necessary to relate with people.

understanding the real needs and exploring the context of the project.

freedom of failing and creating new ideas, accepting uncertainty.

Design Thinking is the innovation process developed at Stanford University, launched by IDEO and that constituted a big part of the entrepreneurial culture in Silicon Valley. Design Thinking is:

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What they say about us

“Design Thinking is a continuous structured training for the brain, to see things you do not see now. ”

-Luca Baracchi, R&D Coopservice-

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