OPEN INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM
Want to build capability with a competitive edge and agility, we call you an Early Adopter.
As an Early Adopter you are a leader or influencer in your organisations who understands the value of innovation with a strong desire to identify new and disruptive Innovators to seize opportunities, solve challenges or create new products and services.
Working with EarlyBirds you can solve challenges and seize opportunities using actionable innovation from Innovators (startups, scaleups and mature organisations).
Whether you want to build or accelerate internal innovation capacity OR require outcome-based innovation OR Hybrid approach, we have options to suit your needs.
EarlyBirds is a global open innovation ecosystem that connects Innovators (startups, scaleups and mature) with Early Adopters and Subject Matter Experts - to accelerate capacity, increase speed, and create an innovation culture to solve business and technical challenges.
INNOVATION SOLUTIONS THAT WORK
INNOVATION ENABLED SELF-
EarlyBirds helps you to become a self-learning organisation to: achieve continuous improvement across all business functions; resolve business and technical challenges quickly; and explore disruptive business models, solutions and innovations.
CONCERNED ABOUT COMMERCIAL
SENSITIVITIES OR SECURITY? SUBJECT
MATTER EXPERTS TO HELP
Through the EarlyBirds Explorer and Challenger programs, Subject Matter Experts and independent consultants are available to work directly with Early Adopters to define and resolve challenges confidentially and securely. Through these programs, Early Adopters can also evaluate innovators and create a roadmap for the path ahead.
THE EXPLORER PROGRAM
THE CHALLENGER PROGRAM
GET HELP FROM PROFESSIONALS
WE ARE HELPING EARLY ADOPTERS FIND SOLUTIONS FASTER
If you’re a leader who wants to embrace innovation for your organisation, gain a competitive edge, validate ideas, and even provide feedback to innovators, get access to over 1 million innovators, from startups, scaleup and mature organisations with solutions for any business challenge.
RELEVANT USE CASES
Transform with Actionable Innovation
- Explore new Business Models in your industry
- Radically Improve and disrupt your business Processes
- Create new or dramatically enhance your Products and Services
- Establish an enterprise innovation culture
Create Innovation Culture
- Empower your people to share ideas
- Provide freedom to your people to try new disruptive solutions
- Enable a fail fast, learn faster approach
- Create an organic innovation culture across the organisation
Build Better Customer Solutions
- Attract new customer using latest technology
- Engage with your customers more effectively
- Enhance customer experience to a new level
- Deliver greater customer satisfaction
Explore M&A and Investment Options
- Explore latest and rapidly emerging Innovators
- Identify potential options
- Conduct due diligence on selected Innovators
- Invest in or acquire relevant Innovators
Grow Revenue Opportunities
- Identify potential growth areas
- Collaborate with the relevant Innovators
- Implement joint Go To Market strategy to grow revenue
- Create commercial advantage
Reduce Cost, Improve Efficiency
- Find innovative ways to reduce cost
- Examine options to improve efficiency
- Evaluate various technology to meet your efficiency requirements
- Become a cost effective and more efficient business
Build Team Collaboration
- Discover key challenges and opportunities across your organisation
- Align key stakeholders to your business strategy
- Provide access to innovative solutions to the team
- Build collaboration across key business functions
OUR PROFESSIONAL TEAM
ROLE BASED INNOVATION
EarlyBirds helps you to become a self-learning organisation to: achieve continuous improvement across all business functions; resolve business and technical challenges quickly; and explore disruptive business models, solutions & innovations.
CEO/Head of Strategy
Customer Experience Team
M&A, Corporate Strategy Team
Self Service Platform Subscriptions
- Search Innovations, Services and Challenges
- Search Global Innovators (over 4M) showcasing global industry innovation capability
- Buy/sell Innovation and Services
Collaborate across the organisation or project teams using Innovation Projects functionality
- Shortlist candidate solutions
- Conduct curation process for best fit
- Training and support on the platform and EarlyBirds program frameworks
- Optional access to Innovation Maps in specific themes e.g. Global Cybersecurity Innovation Capability
ExplorerExplorer program is designed to bring Innovation as a Service for the entire organisation including subscription to the platform as well as dedicated Subject Matter Expert working closely with the organisation to identify regular opportunities so that appropriate innovators are introduced on a regular basis to solve business challenges.
- Platform enterprise license*
- Nominated SME for Enterprise*
- Focus on target area of innovations*
- Monthly/Quarterly Innovation days*
- Explore potential Innovation Maps*
CHALLENGERChallenger program is designed to work on a single challenge at a time with the organisation. Five work packages focused on a specific challenge.
- Identify business challenges and explore available actionable innovations
- Run by our SME to identify business challenges, then explore potential innovators to match
- On the completion of the program, customer will get a roadmap of options
- Mini Challenger Program starts at $25,000, including risk-free success-based engagement for key customers.