About open innovation nigeria
Open Innovation Nigeria is a virtual innovation platform which is an ecosystem of Researchers, Entrepreneurs, Startups, Innovators, Smes, Corporate organisations, Government agencies, International organsations and investors playing in the innovation ecosystem of Nigeria. The platform connects Solution Seekers to Solution Providers and help deliver tangible solutions to real business challenges thereby fostering collaborations and partnerships.
The Open Innovation (OI) Nigeria forms the largest network of innovators in Nigeria and uses a digital space approach that decentralizes innovation to leverage the increasing mobility of knowledge and innovation. For example, Instead of organisations expending large chunks of their resources on internal Research and Development (R&D) to innovate, they collaborate with external solution providers and incorporate the external ideas (technologies, products, services and processes) into their business to accelerate innovation.
This platform host and source innovators (individuals, start-ups, SMEs, researchers, corporations, companies) who provide cutting-edge solutions (products, services or processes) to address key challenges in identified sectors, areas, or organizations.