After being greeted by the hosts Marian Mikheil and Max Maupoix, the day followed by a presentation about Exploring the field of open and Collaborative innovation by Klas Bertilsson and Prof. Bengt Järrehult from Googol. The presentations were very engaging and alternated between listening and solving questions/exercises in groups. The content and format were very appreciated by the participants.
In the evening the participants were invited by the host to a joint dinner at the restaurant Familjen.
On the following day, the 6th April, Denisa Gibovic opened the morning session and presented the Nir-Vana project’s aim and results so far. Max Maupoix presented the important link between collaborative innovation and the role of Enterprise Europe Network. Carla Riverola of La Salle Barcelona spoke about Open Innovation and collaborative innovation strategies for innovation advisors, followed by an open discussion about different collaboration models and workflows within the innovation value chains between Dr. David Riu of La Salle Barcelona and Max Maupoix. Sebastian Haugk from Fraunhofer IMW and Víctor Torres from Easy Innova presented test and simulations of the latest version of NIR-VANA online collaboration platform.
The meeting ended with collecting some feedback on the demo and volunteers who wish to test and contribute to the development of the platform. The meeting ended with lunch together before departure.