For the past two years, Lone Star College has hosted Innovation Week, which has seen countless ideas come to the forefront of development through open innovation.
Its success demonstrates that now is the time to drive collaboration. Enter: the Texas Open Innovation Conference.
“To have a great idea, have a lot of them.” – Thomas Edison
The Conference took place on March 28th and 29th in Houston, Texas. Business, government and academia came together to exchange knowledge and advance technology and ideas.
Texas ranks among the top performing states on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Enterprising States: States Innovate study
This two-day event featured innovation experts from across the country. Academics, business leaders and industry professionals had a creative platform to consider new ways of sourcing ideas and translating them into groundbreaking industry solutions.
The inaugural Texas Open Innovation Conference was a successful forum for models of collaboration and partnerships.
“Open innovation works best when you have people collaborating side by side, with people that are moving from one organization to another.” – Professor Henry Chesbrough
Keep an eye out for next year’s event, which will explore fascinating theoretical presentations, valuable real-world case studies and interactive panel discussions from across the industry spectrum.