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

Patient Innovation Bootcamp 2022
29 Aug '22
Conferences | Monday Patient Innovation Bootcamp 2022

This year, Patient Innovation, in collaboration with EIT Health, and several European institutions, organizes this year the 3rd edition of the Patient Innovation Bootcamp, whose first week of work...

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Whats's happening

Events

DRUID 2023
10 Jun '23
Conferences | Saturday DRUID 2023

Next year, the DRUID Conference will take place in the Nova SBE campus between the 10th and 12th of June 2023.

DRUID23 will take place next year at Nova SBE between June 10th and 12th. DRUID...

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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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Whats's happening

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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Whats's happening

News

Patient Innovation was part of the RTP 1 documentary series, Planeta A
News | 26 July 2022 Patient Innovation was part of the RTP 1 documentary series, Planeta A

The RTP1 documentary series dedicated to the sustainability theme “Planeta A”, on “Social Innovation”, had the collaboration of Patient Innovation.

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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