Inocrowd partners with HeroX and strengthens its international market presence
Inocrowd partners with HeroX platform and strengthens its presence inthe international market With this partnership Inocrowd reaches morethan 1,000,000 Solvers, becoming the largest open innovation platform inEurope
VANCOUVER, CANADA / ACCESSWIRE / April 4, 2019 / With this partnership Inocrowd reaches more than 1,000,000 Solvers, becoming the largest open innovation platform in Europe.
Inocrowd, a platform specialized in providing services to generate ideas and solve problems, creating the perfect bridge between seekers (companies) and solvers (solution provider), joins the leading platform in the USA, HeroX, with the aim of reinforcing its presence in the international market, establishing an exchange of challenges and solvers between the two platforms.
The main advantage of this association is that Inocrowd will now place at the disposal of companies a community of experts who belong to prestigious universities, students, start-ups and spin-offs worldwide.
At this moment, Inocrowd has more than 600,000 solvers from various areas of competence and, with this partnership, will exceed the 1,000,000 solvers as well as it will register an exponential increase of the international challenges of the largest American and European companies, such as NASA, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, Deutche Telecom, Volkswagen Group, Bosch, among others, available through these two platforms.
Soraya Gadit, Inocrowd’s founder and CEO, explains the importance of this partnership:
“The partnership between the two companies consists in an exchange of challenges where both Inocrowd and HeroX can publish each others challenges. This connection to the leading US platform allows Inocrowd to further increase the base of solvers and give Portuguese researchers the opportunity to access challenges from companies such as NASA and Lockheed Martin.”
To conclude, Soraya Gadit adds:
“The aim of Inocrowd is also to help solve problems of access to food and drinking water in underdeveloped countries and find more effective therapies for diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis and breast cancer, goals common with HeroX.”
The association of the Portuguese platform with HeroX represents an incredible advance in the international market, being now considered the best open innovation platform in Europe.
HeroX has solved some NASA challenges for example: to design a new airspace and concept of operations to allow the air vehicles of 2035, including autonomous vehicles, to safely and efficiently participate in traffic space, another successfully challenge solved by Hero X was to source a system that routes and collects human waste away from the body , hands-free, for fully suited astronauts.
Herox. was co-founded in 2013 by XPRIZE founder Peter Diamandis, challenge designer Emily Fowler and entrepreneur Christian Cotichini as a means to democratize the innovation model of XPRIZE.
The HeroX platform is an open ecosystem of solvers that our clients turn to when tackling any problem. Our platform creates value by matching solvers with consumers to co-create innovative thinking. HeroX exists to enable anyone, anywhere in the world, to create a challenge that addresses any problem or opportunity, build a community around that challenge and activate the circumstances that can lead to breakthrough innovation.
Inocrowd is a Portuguese platform specialized in providing services to generate ideas and solve problems, based on its own interactive open innovation technology platform, which reaches a network of experts from all over the world to accelerate and improve innovation in companies investing in research and development (R&D).
InoCrowd was awarded the first prize for 8 the most innovative company in an initiative promoted by the newspaper Expresso, BCP (bank), Cascais City Hall, Start-Up Chile and Tech Media Europe. It was also named the Best Start-Up Global Award by Hewlett-Packard and in 2016 by NOS (one of the biggest Portuguese telecommunications brands) as one of the 10 most innovative companies in Portugal.
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