Evonik Industries is a leading specialty chemical company and offers innovative solutions for global health, nutrition and resource efficiency markets. Reza Ghahary is with the Cororate Innovation unit and is currently responsible for several “unusual innovation partnerships” between Evonik and selected companies from different industries. Beside other methodologies, this cross-industry approach is one of the Open Innovation activities at Evonik. With the focus on chemistry, innovation management and new business, Reza has been active in different functions since 24 years. He believes that co-creation with partners is one of the strategic pillars for profit and growth in companies.
Learning outcomes: attendees can expect to better avoid pitfalls and how to invest in personal relationships (and with whom) to make collaboration work in an "open innovation" setting.View Details