Our Projects

The Research Center for Open Digital Innovation is engaging in the revolution of innovation. More decentralized innovation ecosystems have emerged in which a diverse set of actors co-create novel solutions to solve complex problems in areas such as healthcare, regional development, financial services, and smart manufacturing.

Music Challenge for Social Change

The Tipping Point Community Platform for a “Music for Social Change” Challenge Powered by RCODI IronHacks Why do we need it? Science has shown that music can bond people together and motivate them to act collectively.

FACT

Federated-AI for Communication and Trust (FACT) platform

Energy Project

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Reinforcement Learning

How would you teach a child to play a video game? You might sit down with them, put the controller in their hands, and push buttons with them. You might do the first level with them, and have them copy what you do until they get it down exactly right.

Transparency in Open Data Contest

This study measures the degree of innovation performance transparency and solution transparency to determine the effect of transparency on participation and innovation. Transparency in Open Data Contest Primary Research Questions:

Home Energy Monitoring, Visual Analytics and Collective-Action

This project extracts granular perceptual, behavioral and interaction data. Graph Based Feedback for Collaborative Energy Consumption Data-driven feedback and interactions with personal devices are changing the way we make decisions. They increasingly use visual interactive graphs (e.

Open Source Software practices

The study aims to understand how Open Source Software practices are evolving by focusing on studying a prominent community ‘OpenStack’ that is effectively using the latest practices. Modeling Complex Open Source Software Structures as Networks Reflecting the commitment to foster and build Open Source Software practices, Red Hat Inc.

Global Open Innovation Executive Study 2014/2015

Open innovation is growing into a mainstream phenomenon of increasing business relevance in large firms where 78 percent of large firms in the sample had been applying open innovation. Global Open Innovation Executive Study In 2012, a large-scale Open Innovation Executive Survey was conducted by UC- Berkeley and Fraunhofer-Society to explore to what extent open innovation was applied in large firms in the USA and Europe.

Managing Open Innovation with Business Impact in the Digital Age

This study aims to create a guided open innovation framework to help companies leverage optimal value from open innovation. Managing Open Innovation with Business Impact in the Digital Age In collaboration with the Accenture Institute for High Performance (AIHP), we have implemented a series of open innovation (OI) case studies to generate new insights on how large, innovative firms use open innovation to solve their strategic innovation problems.

Designing Future Megacities with the Crowd: Wicked Urban Problems and Firm-sponsored Civic Innovation Crowdsourcing 2015

This project presents a successful civic innovation crowdsourcing project case study to co-create visionary solutions to the challenge of future mobility in crowded cities around the world. Designing Future Megacities with the Crowd: Wicked Urban Problems and Firm-sponsored Civic Innovation Crowdsourcing 2015 With the rise of megacities, urban innovators are exposed to increasingly ‘wicked’ societal problems, such as urban mobility.