Friday, 10 November 2017

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Subduing a Carcinogen with Open Innovation
Foldit is asking participants to redesign an enzyme so it can neutralize the carcinogen aflatoxin.
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Tactile
Smartwatch
The RetroShape aims to rethink smartwatch control via a tactile display and deformable back.
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AI Technology Wanted
Fujitsu is seeking artificial intelligence technologies:
Management of Training Data for Deep Learning

We are looking for a technology to enrich training data automatically that may let us get better results of deep learning efficiently.
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Degradable Plastic
Full Circle Bioplastics is the first to make marine biodegradable plastic (PHA) that will feed fish, using affordable, readily available organic waste.

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Stigo Portable Transport
The two-wheeled Stigo is designed for portability and can fold down in two seconds. At speeds of up to 16 mph, it can range 13 miles on a single charge.

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“Faux Pot” looks just like a traditional planter but it’s not. The Faux Pot is not a container. It’s a decorative frame. 2 sides and no bottom. It’s that simple.

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New Lego Play Set via Open Innovation
The Lego Group, Denmark
Lego Ideas is a platform that allows Lego fans to submit their own concepts in the hope that they're chosen to be an official Lego product. There have also been numerous crowdsourcing initiatives that have resulted in several Lego sets including the Old Fishing Store and Lego NASA Apollo Saturn V.
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Open Innovation Forum
Berlin, Germany • Jan 25-26, 2018
Building and sustaining ecosystems. 15+ case studies from open innovation champions. Futuristic OI projects including Life Science, Automotive, Consumer Goods and Chemicals.

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Get Up, Check Up!
Deadline: Dec-03-17
This contest aims to improve the approach to cancer checkups. Employ your creativity to find new ways to encourage people to take regular precautions against cancer. €3000

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Going Beyond Incremental Innovation
By John Bessant
We know that there is more to the innovation game than just doing what we do a little better. It may be a safe space in terms of moving along established pathways but there’s a high risk that someone else is building a motorway a short distance away and we are about to be surprised, and very possibly disrupted by a radical new idea.
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Spooky AI
AI Shelley induces scary emotions as it writes spooky stories on twitter, then invites you to add your own twist to the tale. #yourturn

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Webside Manners
Doctors are learning that "webside manners" take a bit of forethought, as little things can erode empathy during patient visits in the digital realm .

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