3Os and IP management for intermediaries

This module is designed to guide intermediaries and supporting organizations in the definition and implementation of a service portfolio for the 3Os and IP management.
The module contains: the identification of the role of intermediaries in the 3Os, the description of possible services, a methodology to create the customized service offer, examples of OSPOs and their positioning in the innovation lifecycle

The Role of Open Source Program Offices in the Knowledge Valorisation of Open Software, Open Hardware and Open Data (3Os)

Subtitle

An introduction

Instructor

Elisa Morganti – HIT

Target

1. Intermediaries/facilitators:

   – Individuals or entities that operate between different parties, facilitating collaboration and innovation.

   – This could include technology transfer offices, innovation brokers, or consulting firms that assist in connecting stakeholders, managing IP, and fostering open practices.


2. R&D Supporting Organizations:

   – Entities, such as research institutions, universities, or businesses, that actively engage in Open Source, Open Science, and Open Innovation initiatives.

   – Organizations interested in optimizing their IP management strategies and leveraging intermediary services for better innovation outcomes.


3. Innovation Ecosystem Stakeholders:

   – Individuals or groups involved in the broader innovation ecosystem, including startups, entrepreneurs, researchers, and policymakers.

   – Those interested in understanding the role of intermediaries and how they can benefit from or collaborate with such entities.


4. Professionals Involved in IP Management:

   – Individuals responsible for managing intellectual property within organizations.

   – This could include legal professionals, IP managers, or innovation officers looking to enhance their understanding of IP strategies in the context of open practices.

Relevance

The module is designed to support intermediaries, supporting organizations, and individuals involved in the fields of 3Os, and IP management. This includes entities such as technology transfer offices, innovation brokers, universities, research institutions, and organizations with a focus on fostering collaboration and innovation.


The module addresses contemporary trends in Open Source, Open Science, and Open Innovation, reflecting the evolving nature of collaboration and knowledge sharing.

   Moreover, with the increasing importance of intellectual property, the module is relevant for organizations looking to navigate IP considerations in the context of open practices.

 Supporting organizations can benefit from the module by learning how to optimize their innovation processes, from initiation to maturation, through effective intermediary services.


Learners will gain insights into the roles and responsibilities of intermediaries in the 3Os and IP management landscape.

The module provides information on a variety of services that intermediaries can offer, allowing learners to comprehend the range of possibilities available.

Learners will acquire a methodology for creating a tailored service portfolio, ensuring that they can adapt their offerings to meet the specific needs of different stakeholders.

Through examples of OSPOs and their positioning in the innovation lifecycle, learners will gain practical insights into successful strategies and practices.

Introduction (Description of Module’s content)

“This module is designed to guide intermediaries and supporting organizations in the definition and implementation of a service portfolio for the 3Os and IP management.

The module contains: the identification of the role of intermediaries in the 3Os, the description of possible services, a methodology to create the customized service offer, examples of OSPOs and their positioning in the innovation lifecycle”

Topics

The importance of open assets

The role of intermediaries

OSPO service portfolio

Service pipeline

Presentation

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