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Corporate Open Innovation

Corporate Open Innovation

Launch Your Innovation Hub with SOSA

 

  • Access to over 8,500 startups
  • Cross vertical innovation experts
  • Agile, cost efficient corporate innovation outposts in Tel Aviv and NYC
  • Tangible results starting year 1 (POCs, investments)
  • Corporate Innovation Training to engage & transform your organization

 

Partnering with startups is a challenging task for every big organization. We are here to make this task easier for you and to assure that you achieve your goals.

We do that through a simple, structured methodology. First, we work closely with you to unravel your company’s pain points, challenges, and to anticipate upcoming needs – aligned with your strategic vision. Next, we screen the market and match you with the best tech companies, while supporting the entire process in an efficient and results-oriented approach.

In parallel, we position your organization as an innovation leader in order to attract new business opportunities and talent, by working closely with your marketing and PR teams, to communicate and showcase your offering to the entire SOSA network. This includes content events, curated industry introductions, joint PR efforts etc.

If you are looking for an agile & cost efficient innovation hub in the heart of Tel Aviv and NYC, our state-of-the-art work-spaces are the perfect solution. We will provide you with a branded innovation outpost, help you recruit a star innovation manager and mark your foothold in the heart of the innovation ecosystems, with zero ramp-up time.

To accelerate your innovation activity even more, and engage your business units, we offer a unique PoC workshop that allows you, in less than 5 days, to tackle real business cases and design complete POCs and delivery plan, ready to be implemented withing the organization in a short period of time.

HP Tech Ventures is the venture capital arm of HP Inc. specializing in startups and early venture investments. HP Tech Ventures pursues strategic investments and partnerships in disruptive technology areas, including: 3D transformation, immersive computing, hyper-mobility, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and smart machines. SOSA has helped HP Tech Ventures initiate curated events while hosting senior executives from HP’s headquarters, as well as bringing the best innovative opportunities based on its defined verticals.

Munich Reinsurance is a Risk Management group that offers insurance and reinsurance services. The largest reinsurer in the world, Munich Re has partnered with SOSA for the past two years and will soon be entering its third year of partnership.

SOSA has helped Munich Re access the best technologies based on their criteria, and has provided ecosystem insights and relevant information about specific verticals. In addition, SOSA, together with Munich Re’s innovation team, have hosted senior managers from the organization, and put them in touch with key people from the Israeli ecosystem.

Innovation Training

SOSA continues to spread disruptive business values to its corporate partners, through the unique format of innovation bootcamps. In different locations worldwide, from Tel Aviv to Europe and New York, we are developing new value propositions in global industries, such as Insurance, Supply Chain & Logistics, Finance and Energy.

We ensure that our corporate partners are positioned at the top of innovative thinking, by leading their teams through 4 intense days of R&D using the Design Thinking Toolbox, together with the injection of technological solutions and external expertise.

Our tailor-made bootcamps offer a unique combination of a human-centric approach together with the latest cutting edge technologies available.

By the end of the innovative week, 20-50 executives participating in the program deliver their top management with their validated prototypes, supported by a business model to ensure practical deployment and implementation of an MVP.

Research & Insights

Our Innovation Analysts produce up-to-date insights and reports, providing our global partners a better understanding of the innovation market. This, in turn, supports our partners in setting a well thought strategy for corporate innovation and investments.

Check Out Our Industrial AI & Cyber Security Reports:

Industrial AI

With the increased efficiency that Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies can provide, implementation of these technologies...

Industrial AI

With the increased efficiency that Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies can provide, implementation of these technologies has a huge effect on industrial sectors.

In industrial settings, AI is a powerful tool for predictive maintenance, helping owners plan for breakdowns in machinery, minimize waste, improve overall optimization of production, and strengthen the cyber security of IT and OT systems. That’s because AI technology has the ability to recognize image and sound patterns, for example, and respond quickly and intelligently to situations that arise.

In virtually all factories, poor demand forecasting and capacity planning, unexpected equipment failures and downtimes, supply chain bottlenecks, and inefficient or unsafe workplace processes can lead to resource wastage, longer production periods, low yields on production inputs, and lost revenue. Industrial AI is addressing all of these problems and several forward-thinking manufacturers are already relying on AI to tackle these issues.

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Cyber Security

The need for strong protection against cyber-attacks has never been greater, as the complexity and...

Cyber Security

The need for strong protection against cyber-attacks has never been greater, as the complexity and cost of cyber-crime damage keeps increasing every year. This space is seeing frequent and profitable M&A deals, equally attracting the attention of both investors and entrepreneurs.

Israel attracts 15% of the global investment in cyber security, considered as one of the strongest cyber-security clusters globally, with top talent being produced at the intelligence units of the IDF.

New York City is the financial capital of the United States and has the largest customers in financial services in the Western World. While this marks New York as the prime target of cyber attacks, many stakeholders, including the city’s municipality, are pushing to make it into the cyber security leader, respectfully to the value in stake.

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SOSA Corporate Partners

Remain at the Forefront of Your Industry with SOSA's Corporate Innovation Programs