Exceptional Open Innovation and technology commercialization resources available to Spain and the surrounding region
Boston, USA and Barcelona, Spain, 11 January 2012 -- Intellectual property and technology transfer consultancy yet2.com and Open Innovation network Innoget jointly announced today an expansion of their existing relationship. yet2.com and Innoget will work together in Europe to expand the provision of Open Innovation consultancy services to Innoget clients.
Innoget will assist in delivering yet2.com technology acquisition and commercialization services and yet2.com will assist in commercializing Innoget client technologies through its international network around the world. yet2.com is the world’s largest intellectual property exchange and service provider for technology commercialization and acquistion. The Innoget website innoget.com is the tool through which Innoget clients seeking innovation connect with companies, research institutions and innovation professionals worldwide.
Phil Stern, yet2.com CEO, said, “We’ve been impressed by the professionalism — and the enthusiasm — that Innoget has shown during our initial association. They have established an exceptional network in the region for technology commercialization, as well as demonstrating the ability to discover technologies that can satisfy corporate needs elsewhere in the world.”
Jordi Ràfols, COO and founder of Innoget, said, “Spain and southwestern Europe is filled with innovative organizations who seek to commercialize the products and technologies they develop and offer them to the world. We are proud to be associated with yet2.com, and look forward to helping them connect to our network and bringing our technologies to theirs.” Technology needs originated by yet2.com are already available for solution from the Innoget web site: www.innoget.com.
Innoget (www.innoget.com) is an Open Innovation Website where the scientific community interacts with R&D departments at international companies, offering solutions to technological demands and posting innovative ideas, patents and products. Besides, companies are able to get innovative ideas, patents, products and technologies and post their innovative patents, technologies and products in order to establish cooperation agreements or commercial relationships with other organizations.
Innoget's management contributes with large experience on R&D and innovation management. Innoget’s goal is to provide an easy, simple and functional open innovation platform that helps companies to go from a closed to an open innovation system.
yet2.com provides intellectual property consulting and Open Innovation services to world-class clients around the globe, and specializes in uncovering technologies ripe for commercialization. Yet2.com Inc and its online marketplace were founded in 1999 to promote technology licensing and transfer, with original investments from Siemens, Bayer, Honeywell, DuPont, Procter & Gamble, Caterpillar, and NTT Leasing. The privately held company has offices in the United States, Europe, and Japan. The web site now has over 120,000 registered marketplace users including many of the Fortune 500 and over 16,000 smaller technology companies. In addition to its core team, yet2.com has created a wide network of technology transfer partners covering many of the technology-rich countries around the world as well as relationships with technology transfer organizations, technical expert networks, SME networks, technical magazines, online technical communities, and technology brokers. These provide market-wide access to technologies and needs in countries such as Russia, China, India, Korea, Brazil, South Africa, Japan, the US, and EU.