Outsourced vs In-house Innovation Scouting

Outsourced vs. In-house Innovation Scouting
Outsourced vs. In-house Innovation Scouting

What you will take away from this webinar:

Insights on the innovation scouting field, that make it easier for you to choose between outsourced and in-house innovation.

Possible new ways of making your innovation scouting more efficient and beneficial.


Who's talking?

Michael Vormittag

Innovation virtuoso

The guest speaker

Digital Enablement & CTO Office Lead at Daimler Truck

Michael Vormittag is an innovation virtuoso.

At his current role at Daimler truck, he’s in charge of digital enablement specialising in API, DevOps, FOSS and other areas of digitalisation.

Michael has run multiple innovation projects throughout his career. One of his latest projects was The Bridge Builders–a startup commercialisation programme based in Tel Aviv, where he worked together with companies like Coca-Cola & WarnerMedia with the aim of finding the most meaningful collaboration opportunities.

Prior to his current role, Michael worked for several years as the head of innovation & partnership at Mercedes-Benz.

You could definitely say he’s been busy innovating.

About the speaker

Learnings from both worlds: the corporate kingdom and the startup hustle.

Paavo Beckman is an internationally recognised serial entrepreneur, business executive consultant, public speaker and a startup coach. In the past 20 years, Paavo has been building and leading tech companies in Europe and Silicon Valley. 

On a mission to help large companies undergo digital transformation and develop internal innovation culture, Paavo has coached business executives and collaborated with 300+ industry-leading corporates across Europe.

Nowadays, Paavo Beckman is a CDO at Catapult – #1 partner for corporate venture teams to find the best tech companies, innovations and startups as well as understand the market trends and fastest growing verticals.

Paavo believes that it’s “survive, die or thrive” momentum for most corporates across the globe as we are stepping onto the era of rapid technological shift and the rise of new industry front-runners. 

Paavo Beckman

Serial entrepreneur

Who's it for?

This webinar is for you if you're...

  • contemplating between outsourcing and in-house innovation scouting
  • in charge of finding new business opportunities and promising cases
  • spending a lot of time, resources and effort exploring and validating growth companies, technologies, innovations and startups
  • constantly improving and expanding your corporate innovation and venture activities and want to learn concrete strategies to improve operations
  • interested in innovation scouting and discovery in general

What's it about?

In this webinar, we're going to be talking about innovation scouting.

Many companies struggle with innovation scouting. Where to look from? How many people to involve? How to correctly budget the whole process?

Before asking these questions, you have to decide on whether to outsource innovation scouting or take matters into your own hands.

Crafted with years of experience, this webinar aims to help you make that decision.

Not convinced? Ok, here is more.

This practical webinar is rooted in years of experience in the tech and innovation scene, across 15+ industries through discussions and collaboration with 300+ corporates in Europe.

Well, who is behind this?

Organised by Catapult (a trusted enabler for corporate innovation). Catapult’s data-driven and AI-powered solutions have been enabling smart decision making for corporate front-runners like Fortum, Coca-Cola, Raiffeisen bank, Kone, just to name a few (see the full list of partners).

We're happy to have you join the event.

What: Innopipe Community Meetup

When: March 17, 12:00-15:45 EET

Where: Workery+ Vallila,
Sturenkatu 16,
Helsinki, Finland

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