Co-creation: Embedding companies'innovation practices in innovation ecosystem dynamics

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Abstract

Societal challenges – such as climate change, sustainable production and consumption, demographic change, healthcare (European Commission 2017), and the ongoing digitization – lead companies more often to think about topics and technologies beyond their established research and innovation practices. These challenges not only require societal responsibility to tackle them, but also offer a high potential for transformative innovation. In order to develop such future perspectives and to unlock their potential for innovation, companies need to forsake established innovation routines. Cooperation beyond well-known innovation and value chain partners is required to anticipate and keep up with societal challenges and emerging technological opportunities and to develop transformative ideas and concepts.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity of Twente
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2017

Publication series

NameSTePS Working Paper Series "Science, Technology & Policy Studies"
No.01/17
ISSN (Print)2589-2150
ISSN (Electronic)2589-2169

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    Hahn, K., Kuhlmann, S., Konrad, K., & Visscher, K. (2017). Co-creation: Embedding companies'innovation practices in innovation ecosystem dynamics. (STePS Working Paper Series "Science, Technology & Policy Studies"; No. 01/17). University of Twente.