Unleashing Innovation Summit, Amsterdam 2016

  • Amsterdam

The Goal Of The Event

Unleashing Innovation Summit, Amsterdam 2016

Our aim is to connect you with best practices in today’s rapidly changing environment. The unique value we offer you is to make an agenda which is relevant to change and to the change makers responsible for future trends of innovation development and growth.

Why a Summit?

Technology is transforming the way we do business. Innovation requires new ways of thinking about our products, our business and our partners.  The goal of this summit is to facilitate dialogue between innovation executives involved in product development, R&D, business development and marketing to find where does innovation belong in a digital environment, where many new approaches are being driven not by companies themselves, but by technological development.

It’s all about the EXPERIENCE!

  • A chance to meet European innovation leaders – from start-ups to mature projects at the forefront of their success
  • Cross sector learning – find out how solutions adopted by other sectors can add value to your business; What can you learn from other industries and vertical sectors? What can innovators learn from marketing and R & D and vice versa?
  • Save time and money – concentrated industry knowledge in two intensive days
  • Case studies – listen to case studies outlining the pros and cons of new and existing projects
  • Networking and interactive – Learn from your peers and build new relationships in our break out and networking sessions
  • Discussion groups – industry-specific round table discussions for you to focus on the key issues that affect your business 
  • Interactive Mobile Event App 
  • Chique Networking Drinks Reception
  • Reinvigorate your business with fresh ideas, meet industry pioneers and discover how to deliver breakthrough results 

How Will You Benefit


Like Minded Strategy leaders for Networking


Hear About Groundbreaking Approaches to Innovation

Case Studies

Get the Pro & Cons of New & Existing Projects

Opportunities For Networking

With over 100 like-minded strategy leaders joining us in Amsterdam for this event there will be many opportunities for both structured and informal networking. Bringing together experienced and future innovation leaders, we are proud to be developing this event together with bold, forward-thinking companies and speakers who are as excited as we are about groundbreaking approaches to innovation. 

Event Speakers

Mike Schavemaker

Mike Schavemaker

Information Transformation Lead,
Bastiaan Saris

Bastiaan Saris

Head of Innovation,
Sumant Sood

Sumant Sood

Head of Innovation,
Titan Company
Marc Tollens

Marc Tollens

E-Development Manager – User Insights,

Event Sponsors

UnitedHealthcare is an operating division of UnitedHealth Group, the largest single health carrier in the United States. Our family of companies delivers innovative products and services to approximately 70 million Americans. UnitedHealthcare's nationwide network includes 720,301 physicians and health care professionals, 80,000 dentists and 5,622 hospitals. Our pharmaceutical management programs provide more affordable access to drugs for 13 million people. We're committed to the delivery of quality care and its continual improvement. In fact, UnitedHealth Group made significant investments in research and development, technology and business process improvements – nearly $3 billion in the past five years. These investments led to changes that are improving the way care is delivered and administered across the entire industry.
CogniStreamer® is an open innovation and collaboration software platform where internal colleagues and external partner companies join forces to create ideas, enrich, assess and select innovative projects within strategically chosen areas. The solution is a collaborative platform that invites users to actively build a strong innovation portfolio. In addition it provides a powerful resource for internal and external knowledge sharing. CogniStreamer has 14 years of experience and works form customers like like ING, BNPParibas, P&G, AB Inbev, AlcatelLucent, Bekaert,.. . CogniStreamer has its headquarters close to Brussels and has offices in Paris, New York and Hyderabad (India).
SpecialChem is animating the largest business network specialized in chemicals and materials, with more than 500,000 registered members in the world. We can leverage this unique ecosystem to support your innovation projects: either to scout for key enabling technologies and partners, or to support your growth strategy in adjacent market or industries.
Fahrenheit 212
Fahrenheit 212 is a global innovation strategy and design firm. We define innovation strategies and develop new products, services, and experiences that create sustainable, profitable growth for our clients. We challenge the belief that innovation is inherently unreliable and have spent the past decade designing the method, building the model, and assembling the minds to make innovation a predictable driver of growth for our clients’ businesses. We are privileged to work with some of the world’s most innovative companies, and we’re proud of the impact we’ve had on their brands.
Stellarix is a global strategy and an exclusive innovation consulting company, with particular focus on the practice of Critical Innovation.Conceived by seasonal professionals with an experience of working with many of the fortune 100 companies, Stellarix assists corporations and law firms around the globe to add new dimensions and standards to the research support services. Our exceptional research proficiency and analytical depth help us blend non-traditional and conventional consulting approaches to deliver business breakthroughs. We specialize in the field of Intellectual Property Research, Technology Research and Market Research. Our distinct mix of technical, legal and business knowledge enable us to provide custom made solutions at every stage of product development, from ideation to marketing. We help our clients in maximizing their ROI through opportunity identification, strategy development, leveraging deep domain expertise, engineering excellence, flawless execution and an extensive delivery model.
Socratic Technologies
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in San Francisco, Socratic Technologies is a research-based consultancy that combines cutting-edge, practical innovations with strategic support. Our methods are a fusion of the best practices of time-tested traditional research and the power of advanced communications technology. It is with this combination of skills and expertise that we turn insights into action for our clients.
Pezy Group
Pezy Group is a hands-on innovation agency with multiple offices in the Netherlands and Singapore. We help our customers to accelerate innovation by working together in multidisciplinary teams and deliver state-of-the-art innovations from strategy to industrialization and sourcing.Our large group of over a hundred professionals are the beating heart of our company and represent a wide variety of expertise and competence. We love our work and share the ambition to be the very best at what we do: creating meaningful and well-designed brands, products and equipment.