OPEN INNOVATION HELPS DEEPER CATCH THE BIG FISH
Did you know that there is now a fish finder for shore anglers that works using your smartphone? A Lithuanian consumer electronics company, inspired by a passion for fishing, has invented and developed a completely new product category to help fishermen optimize their catch rate. And while the idea of syncing a sonar with a phone is elegantly simple, the commercialization of the device required a more extensive range of more support. Behind Deeper 's success you can find key partnerships that originate from the early stages of the product's development.
FROM HACKATHON TO GLOBAL PRODUCT
Have you ever wondered what happens to the ideas and teams after a hackathon? Some of them keep on going and growing until they become a business success like Timbeter.
FROM ACADEMIC SPIN-OFF TO 2.0 LAUNCH IN 10 YEARS
A small group of Czech scientists were working on a solution that could monitor the network infrastructure of a high-speed Internet network serving European universities and research institutions. They had no idea that this project would change their lives forever and give rise to a company serving clients over five continents. From a bumpy start to fast growth, relationships with different partners were essential for their innovation journey.
PEROVSKITE PROMISE: FROM RESEARCH LAB TO COMMERCIAL APPLICATION WITH THE SUPPORT OF INDUSTRIAL CUSTOMERS
During her studies a Polish scientist was introduced to perovskite, a material that can convert the energy of the sun into electricity. She immediately saw the industrial potential of the technology and, quite contrary to her own expectations, founded a company which has the potential to transform the solar power business.
PREPARING THE PRODUCT PIPELINE THROUGH OPEN INNOVATION
After a successful career in the IT industry, Pawel Przewiezlikowski and Bogdan Sieczkowski decided to set a new challenge for themselves - to establish a biotech company in Krakow, their home city. Now it is the largest biotech drug discovery company between Germany and India developing innovative first-in-class drugs.
SERENDIPITY ALWAYS REWARDS THOSE WHO ARE PREPARED
There was the moment when Atechna's team had a sense that the whole project was turning to dust. Looking back, it may seem that their success was driven by a series of coincidences. But between those lucky moments were the great lessons - sometimes learned the hard way. With the wisdom of hindsight, they now know that future opportunities can emerge from ashes - if you are prepared to learn.
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