Case studies

Innovation Days / Case studies

Defining your collaboration incentive

Collaboration incentives are a fundamental element of the challenge brief. They define the nature of the award to the best solutions.   Why offering a collaboration incentive? When we first started the Innovation Days, we used to reward the winning teams with cash prizes. In time, we realised...

Read More

How to frame your challenge question

Once confirmed your participation in the Innovation Days, it is important to clarify expectations from the event. You should actively reflect on the motivations that lead you to consider the Innovation Days within your open innovation strategy. Your motivations shall be then translated into a...

Read More

Exploring future market opportunities

CHALLENGE Swarovski wanted to explore a future market opportunity and get broad inspiration on digital platforms for wellbeing. They asked: How can we create new scalable solutions to bring light, brilliance, and balance into the emotional hectic of our modern digital world? OUTCOME Participants approached the challenge from...

Read More

Augmented reality for tourism

CHALLENGE In anticipation of the Nordic World Ski Championships the tourism destination Seefeld was eager to develop solutions to the following question: How might we transform the Nordic Skiing experience leveraging digital technology? OUTCOME Six teams formed around the ideas and got to work. Solutions included apps to...

Read More