Future of Global Open Innovation

More and more companies have started realizing the limitation of “closed innovation” due to the rapid evolution of technology and the progress of the global economy in recent years. They have reaffirmed the importance of “open innovation” that incorporates external personnel, knowledge, and technology.
Now, as represented by French Tech and VIVA TECHNOLOGY, France is drawing attention from all over world for its success in open innovation. At this event, we invite large companies involved in “open innovation” and organize an event to introduce their various activities to Japanese companies. We hope that you can gain some hints for unlocking the potential of various great technologies and talents who are hidden in Japanese companies by leveraging the power of “Open Innovation”.

Who should attend this event?
Those corporations who are interested in the following keywords;
  • Open Innovation
  • Global, international
  • Collaborate with startups
General information
Location: Place2B
Date: April 18th 19:00~21:30 (door opening at 18 :30)
Language: English
Capacity: 60 people. When we receive more applications than expected, we will select the participants by lottery.
  • 18:30 door opening
  • 19:00 - 19:10 Greetings and Introduction
  • 19:10 - 19:35 Working with startups to create a winning strategy by Bouygues
  • 19:35 - 20:00 Becoming the missing link between corporates and innovators by Agorize
  • 20:00 - 20:30 Panel discussion: Future of Global Open Innovation
  • 20:30 - 21:30 Networking (Bouygues team will leave at 21:00 / 21:10)

今、フランスが、フレンチテックやVIVA TECHNOLOGYに代表されるように、オープンイノベーションに成功していることで世界から注目を集めています。今回、その中でもリーディングカンパニーの皆様をお招きし、彼らの各種取り組みを日本企業の皆様にご紹介するイベントを企画しました。「オープンイノベーション」の活用により日本企業に眠っている様々な素晴らしい技術・人材のポテンシャルを解き放つためのヒントを、皆様に掴んで頂ければ幸いです。


日時: 4月18日(木) 19:00~21:30 (18 :30開場)
言語: 基本的に英語で行います
定員: 60名。応募者多数の場合は抽選となります。
18:30 開場
19:00 - 19:10 主催者より挨拶
19:10 - 19:40 ブイグより発表: Working with startups to create a winning strategy by Bouygues
19:40 - 20:00 アゴライズより発表: Becoming the missing link between corporates and innovators by Agorize
20:00 - 20:40 パネルディスカッション: Future of Global Open Innovation
21:00 - 21:30 ネットワーキング

About speakers

Christophe LIENARD
Group Chief Innovation Officer - Bouygues Group
A graduate of Arts et Métiers Paris Tech, Christophe LIENARD has a postgraduate degree in energy conversion machines and an Executive MBA ICG. He began his career in the Industrial Air division at Swedish manufacturer Atlas Copco. In 1999, he moved on to the Anovo Group, where he served as Deputy CEO from 2003 to 2010.
In 2011, he joined the Colas Group as Industries Manager at Aximum, a subsidiary specialized in road safety and traffic management. In 2014, he has been appointed as Chief Equipment and Innovation Officer for the Colas Group.
In 2017, he is appointed Innovation Director for the whole Bouygues Group.

Quynh Hercberg
Open Innovation Project Management Leader APAC - Agorize
Project Manager at Agorize for more than 2 years. Her mission is to facilitate the communication between innovators and companies and ensure the projects are run as smoothly as possible. Recently arrived in Japan to take over the Project Management team in APAC. She studied Marketing and Communication at La Sorbonnes and at the IPAG Business Schools in Paris. She is passionate about innovation and really wants to bring corporates and innovators together to look for bold ideas for our future and the next generations to come.

About organizers
Founded by Francis Bouygues in 1952, Bouygues is a diversified group with a strong corporate culture. Its businesses focus on three sectors: construction, with Bouygues Construction (building, civil works, energy and services), Bouygues Immobilier (property) and Colas (roads), telecoms with Bouygues Telecom and media with TF1.

Agorize is the world leader in online open innovation challenges. We help communities of innovators (students, developers and startups) to grow and develop by working with major companies.
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1 Chome-7-21 Hirakawacho, Chiyoda City Japan
La French Tech Tokyo

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