Sponsors and Exhibitors

  • Sponsors

    • Engage // Innovate

      Engage // Innovate is a think-tank & consulting company. We're on a passionate mission to help clients make innovation happen. We help make Big Dreams and Strategic Innovation become the new normal. Our powerful, visual strategy and innovation tools are developed for the next generation of bold innovators. Get the tools: www.Strategytoolsforthenextgeneration.com
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    • Ernst & Young

      EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. We believe innovation to be a key driver towards creating positive change, progress and sustainable growth for our clients and the wider economy. We work with organizations, entrepreneurs and innovators and cooperate with partners and leading academia in the innovation ecosystem to help unlock the growth potential of business model innovation. We also sponsor innovation platforms such as CODE_n as well as FEI events in Europe, including FEI Munich 2014 and FEI Venice 2014.

      Please find more information on EY at www.ey.com/advisory and our approach towards end-to-end business model innovation at performance.ey.com/

    • Strategyn

      Strategyn is an innovation consulting firm with a solid 20-year track record. Our patented innovation process, Outcome-Driven Innovation® (ODI), transforms the popular jobs-to-be-done innovation theory into the world's most powerful innovation process. We have generated billions of dollars in equity value for our Fortune 500 clients.

      Founded in 1991 by Tony Ulwick, Strategyn’s Outcome-Driven Innovation has an innovation success rate of 86 percent. Using our process, companies have been able to create winning products, lower development costs, and get to market quicker. Strategyn is based in San Francisco, California with offices around the globe. Strategyn.com

  • Media Partners

    • Innovation Leadership Forum

      The Innovation Leadership Forum (ILF) is a visionary and original Think (and Do) Tank dedicated to helping organisations understand and improve their innovation performance. It does so through a number of different avenues:
      ILF Networking Group
      The membership-based networking initiative, sometimes referred to as 'Innovators Anonymous' enables its members to,
      Share existing and create new knowledge around innovation;
      - Engage deeply with and between member companies;
      - Benchmark within and across member companies;
      - Keep up to date with latest development in innovation.
      Innovation Council
      Providing a sounding board for and advice on innovation to senior leaders and innovation teams.
      A set of 6 MasterClasses to provide a 360° approach to embedding innovation into organisations.
      Workshops, presentations, public speaking
      Bespoke workshops and presentations, be it for teams, company boards or conference audiences.
      Innovation Assessment
      Understanding current conditions for innovation, using the Innovation Wave® an award winning web-enabled facilitated assessment tool.

      The ILF was set up by Dr Bettina von Stamm in 2004, building to allow her to pursue her long-standing passion for understanding and enabling innovation, a field in which she has worked independently since 1992.

    • IAOIP

      The International Association of Innovation Professionals is an international, membership driven organization that is dedicated to developing and maintaining a global innovation body of knowledge as well as creating and administering a practical certification that will be recognized globally by companies at all stages, and universities who are interested in hiring the most qualified, results driven innovation practitioners in the world. See

    • Innoget

      Innoget is the Open Innovation marketplace for technical and scientific innovation. It is the Worldwide marketplace reference for large corporations, SMEs, Start-ups, Research Centers, Universities and individuals from a wide range of industries and technical backgrounds to find opportunities for collaboration. For more information, visit us at www.innoget.com or send an email to info@innoget.com

    • ISPIM

      International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM) is a network of researchers, industrialists, consultants and public bodies who share an interest in innovation management. Founded in 1983 by Professor Knut Holt in Norway, ISPIM is the oldest, largest and most active innovation association in Europe. ISPIM produces scientific and educational material and events to help people understand and share thinking and experiences on how individuals, organisations and society can be better organised to create and distribute new products, services and processes to make the world a better place. For more information, please visit

    • Platform for Innovation Management (PFI)

      The Platform for Innovation Management (PFI) is the largest innovation community in the German speaking countries in Europe. PFI represents approx. 176 leading companies in innovation, representing more than 50.000 employees worldwide.

      The objective of the PFI is the improvement of Innovation Performance which is fundamental to the economic success of enterprises – PFI has the required competence to generate ideas, expertise and to successfully convert this knowledge into new products, processes and services.

      11 conferences per year with different topics regarding Innovation Management (FORUM INNOVATION, Innovation Pools, Innovation Tables, 2 Advisory Board Events, Best Practice Seminars and since 2011 the further education course in "Innovation Management" within 1 year for professionals.

      Initiative innovate! austria. improves the innovation performance of Austrian enterprises by benchmarking and transferring "Best Innovation Practices" – 200 participating companies and institutions

      Members, corresponding members and network partners benefit from PFI's current expertise in respect of Innovation Management

    • SpecialChem

      Founded in April 2000, SpecialChem manages the world's largest online industry Network gathering hundreds of thousands of scientists, formulators, engineers and tech-assistance specialists globally.

      Based on this unique asset, SpecialChem is offering Open Innovation services to help you find solutions to technological problems or Partners to develop business with.

      This business-oriented Open Innovation service is aiming at connecting you with the largest business Network in Chemicals & Materials:

      Key advantages are:

      -SpecialChem’s network is Chemicals & Materials only, all along the value chains

      -It is the largest network in the world (550,000+ registered members)

      -It is a Business Network, not academia

      -It is a truly global network, made of professionals from 5 continents

      -Pricing is very competitive compared to what other Open Innovation Intermediaries are offering.