Nova SBE Open & User Innovation Knowledge Center

Producing and disseminating research-based knowledge in the field of innovation management

The Nova SBE Open & User Innovation Knowledge Center brings together leading researchers and practitioners to produce and disseminate research-based knowledge in innovation management and, more specifically, open, user, and patient innovation and entrepreneurship.

The center is anchored in the research faculty at Nova SBE and complemented by leading affiliate researchers from renowned institutions. Its mission is to produce high-quality multidisciplinary research by fostering cooperation between management, scientists, and professionals of diverse backgrounds. Its ambition is to become a leading center in its areas of expertise.

Key research topics include:

  • Open and User Innovation
  • Innovation Diffusion
  • User Entrepreneurship
  • Multi-sided Platforms for Innovation Management
  • Patient Innovation and Patient Entrepreneurship
  • Open Social Innovation
  • Crowdsourcing and Distributed Problem Solving
  • Crowdfunding
  • Technological Change
  • Lead users, Toolkits, and User Identification.
  • Institutions, Innovation Law, and Policy

The center will collaborate closely with the Nova SBE Innovation Ecosystem and produce distinctive expertise on the business and economic development of new ventures based on open innovation and/or new solutions developed by users with a focus on real social and economic impact.

The Nova SBE Open & User Innovation Knowledge Center will also host Patient Innovation's research activities (www.patientinnovation.com), a non-profit association and digital platform aimed at promoting innovative solutions developed by patients and caregivers to overcome problems imposed by a disease or health condition. The platform has gathered a portfolio of over 5000 innovations and innovators, including around 1700 medical devices validated by a medical team and a community of over 300 000 users worldwide.

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Whats's happening

Events

Exploring DTU's innovation landscape with Dr. Lüscher
07 Dec '23
Events | Thursday Exploring DTU's innovation landscape with Dr. Lüscher

Unlock DTU’s innovation secrets with Dr. Christopher Lüscher on Dec 7th! Learn more about pioneering tech , collaboration and future partnerships.

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Dr. Christopher Lüscher...

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Whats's happening

Events

Lunch For Thoughts with Sword Health
15 Nov '23
Events | Wednesday Lunch For Thoughts with Sword Health

The "Lunch for Thoughts" event – hosted by Nova SBE Open & User Innovation Knowledge Center and featuring Sword Health – offered the Nova SBE Master’s in Impact...

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Events

PI Bootcamp 2023 applications are now open, and the program will kick start on June 27th!
27 Jun '23
Events | Tuesday PI Bootcamp 2023 applications are now open, and the program will kick start on June 27th!

The Patient Innovation (PI) Bootcamp is an acceleration program aimed at supporting patients, informal caregivers and collaborators to implement and scale up the innovative solutions...

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Whats's happening

News

We are happy to announce that the applications for the Patient Innovation bootcamp 2023 are currently open!
News | 20 April 2023 We are happy to announce that the applications for the Patient Innovation bootcamp 2023 are currently open!

The Patient Innovation (PI) Bootcamp is an acceleration program aimed at supporting patients, informal caregivers and collaborators to implement and scale up the innovative solutions...

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Whats's happening

News

Nova SBE will host the DRUID conference in 2023
News | 26 July 2022 Nova SBE will host the DRUID conference in 2023

Next year, Nova SBE will host the DRUID23 conference between June 10th and 12th 2023.

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News

Renewal of EIT Health funding for the 2023-2025 editions of the Patient Innovation Bootcamp
News | 26 July 2022 Renewal of EIT Health funding for the 2023-2025 editions of the Patient Innovation Bootcamp

EIT Health recently announced that it will be sponsoring the 2023, 2024 and 2025 editions of the Patient Innovation Bootcamp.

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Our Numbers

Ongoing Projects
4
Ongoing Projects
Publications
21
Publications
Awards
12
Awards
Projects

Projects

The Nova SBE Open & User Innovation Knowledge Center develops research and applied activities projects with the goal of exploring and applying innovation with a focus on real social and economic impact.

Publications

Publications

Check our research publications so you can learn more about Open and User Innovation.

Education

Education

The Nova SBE Open & User Innovation Knowledge Center comprises degree and non-degree educational programs.

Our Team

Our Team

The team is composed of an interdisciplinary group of scholars from innovation management, entrepreneurship, data science, healthcare, platforms, and bioengineering.

 
 

Contact us

Maria João Jacinto,
Executive Director
maria.jacinto@novasbe.pt

Nova SBE Open & User Innovation Knowledge Center
Nova School of Business & Economics
Rua da Holanda, 1
2775-405 Carcavelos
Portugal