Open Innovation in Science
The LGB website reported that in an Open Innovation project unique to Europe, dubbed “Tell us!”, the Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft has brought patients, family members and healthcare professionals into the effort of generating research questions. Austrian State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Science Dr. Harald Mahrer reported that “The results show that Open Innovation allows for new perspectives in science.” The Austrian federal government, which is currently developing a national Open Innovation strategy, supports the project as a lighthouse project that will bring international visibility. The aim now is to launch specific research in the field of mental illness based on the results of ‘Tell Us!’.
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