The report illustrates the evolution of the innovation ecosystem and the actors composing it, delving into the level of adoption of Open Innovation approaches among SMEs and Large and Very Large Companies in Italy. The types of actions adopted are also explored, with a particular focus on the recent phenomenon of Corporate Venturing. Finally, the diffusion of collaborations with startups and the types of relationships established is illustrated.
• How is the ecosystem of innovators evolving? • What is the level of adoption of Open Innovation solutions in Italy? How does it change according to the size of the companies? • What role do startups play for traditional businesses? What relationships are established between companies and startups?
1. The Innovation Ecosystem in Italy 2. Open Innovation in Italy 3. The governance of Open Innovation 4. Open Innovation for Sustainability 5. The role of startups for Open Innovation