Collaborative Working in Farming
An article on the FarmingUK website noted that agri-tech giants like Bayer are embracing open innovation, both within their own businesses and throughout the wider industry. “It is a big mindset change,” admits Adrian Percy, head of research and development at Bayer Crop Science. “But it is such an exciting time to be in agri-tech: Open innovation is being driven by an explosion in science. And we’re moving from delivering products to delivering systems and solutions to growers, so there is more need to work with other businesses.” GlaxoSmithKline is also using open innovation to tackle the big challenges in the medical industry, like malaria and TB in African countries.
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