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May 7, 2020

Why Switzerland is the right place to invest in healthcare innovation?

By guest blogger Nico Bacharidis. Before founding www.growpal.ch, Nico has worked for Pfizer for over 13 years in various local, regional and global positions. He is an angel investor and board member of several start-ups. Nico is currently working with Roche and KICKSTART on a global project to find startups and partners that can help patients with SMA, Huntington’s disease and Neuromyelitis Optica.

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Why Switzerland is the right place to invest in healthcare innovation?

May 7, 2020

By guest blogger Nico Bacharidis. Before founding www.growpal.ch, Nico has worked for Pfizer for over 13 years in various local, regional and global positions. He is an angel investor and board member of several start-ups. Nico is currently working with Roche and KICKSTART on a global project to find startups and partners that can help patients with SMA, Huntington’s disease and Neuromyelitis Optica.

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May 7, 2020

Re-shaping The Food System Through Entrepreneurship: The Time Is Now

By guest author Ingeborg Gasser-Kriss, advisor at KICKSTART, owner and founder of Agent21. I have often argued over the last few years that there is no better time than now for breakthrough innovation in FoodTech and AgriTech, due to the crisis of our food system, and the urgency attached to improving the negative impact of our diet on human and planetary health.

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Re-shaping The Food System Through Entrepreneurship: The Time Is Now

May 7, 2020

By guest author Ingeborg Gasser-Kriss, advisor at KICKSTART, owner and founder of Agent21. I have often argued over the last few years that there is no better time than now for breakthrough innovation in FoodTech and AgriTech, due to the crisis of our food system, and the urgency attached to improving the negative impact of our diet on human and planetary health.

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Apr 6, 2020

Established organizations and tech startups are shaping the future – Kickstart has launched on 6th April

In its fifth year, Kickstart’s initiative for later-stage tech startups takes a fresh look at the Circular Economy and expands into the Romandy.

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Established organizations and tech startups are shaping the future – Kickstart has launched on 6th April

Apr 6, 2020

In its fifth year, Kickstart’s initiative for later-stage tech startups takes a fresh look at the Circular Economy and expands into the Romandy.

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Jan 30, 2020

Ecosystem Innovation: Dimensions, Essentials and Measures for Successful Collaborations

In this article, Dr. Angela Beckenbauer and Dr. Matthias Filser from the ZHAW School of Management and Law, together with Kathrin Hoesli, Head of Exploration at Swisscom, introduce some essentials of ecosystem innovation: trust, goal alignment (or at least goal transparency) and success measures.

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Ecosystem Innovation: Dimensions, Essentials and Measures for Successful Collaborations

Jan 30, 2020

In this article, Dr. Angela Beckenbauer and Dr. Matthias Filser from the ZHAW School of Management and Law, together with Kathrin Hoesli, Head of Exploration at Swisscom, introduce some essentials of ecosystem innovation: trust, goal alignment (or at least goal transparency) and success measures.

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Dec 17, 2019

“Companies have a huge potential to open their innovation up to the outside world”

What is ecosystem innovation? And what’s the difference between “open innovation” and “ecosystem innovation”? In this interview, Prof. Oliver Gassmann from University of St. Gallen, answers questions by Christoph Birkholz, Co-Founder Impact Hub Zurich and Kickstart Co-Lead, in order to illustrate the concept of ecosystem innovation, that lies at the heart of Kickstart.

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“Companies have a huge potential to open their innovation up to the outside world”

Dec 17, 2019

What is ecosystem innovation? And what’s the difference between “open innovation” and “ecosystem innovation”? In this interview, Prof. Oliver Gassmann from University of St. Gallen, answers questions by Christoph Birkholz, Co-Founder Impact Hub Zurich and Kickstart Co-Lead, in order to illustrate the concept of ecosystem innovation, that lies at the heart of Kickstart.

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Dec 10, 2019

Ecosystem Innovation from the CEO’s Perspective

To survive in the digital, fast-changing and often disruptive environment, companies need to acquire new skills and new working practices. They need to innovate constantly, and it is vital that they understand the new driving parameters of innovation and how to achieve them effectively. CEOs will play a leading role in this process: they have to define their company’s strategic positioning, and it is up to them to own the innovation process and to decide what cooperation and partnerships to forge.

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Ecosystem Innovation from the CEO’s Perspective

Dec 10, 2019

To survive in the digital, fast-changing and often disruptive environment, companies need to acquire new skills and new working practices. They need to innovate constantly, and it is vital that they understand the new driving parameters of innovation and how to achieve them effectively. CEOs will play a leading role in this process: they have to define their company’s strategic positioning, and it is up to them to own the innovation process and to decide what cooperation and partnerships to forge.

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Nov 25, 2019

Ecosystem Innovation and Culture Change in Organizations

Global markets and technological developments lead to the loss of monopolies and fiercer competition; radically new products, services and business models threaten the established ones – clearly, these are tough times for many organizations, not only in Switzerland. However, tough times also come with new opportunities. Organizations have begun to realize that to keep up with these developments and to strengthen the Swiss marketplace, they need to work together.

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Ecosystem Innovation and Culture Change in Organizations

Nov 25, 2019

Global markets and technological developments lead to the loss of monopolies and fiercer competition; radically new products, services and business models threaten the established ones – clearly, these are tough times for many organizations, not only in Switzerland. However, tough times also come with new opportunities. Organizations have begun to realize that to keep up with these developments and to strengthen the Swiss marketplace, they need to work together.

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