2019 Sponsors

Bold Group
The Bold Group is an innovation consultancy that uses data and empirical patterns systematically challenge the status quo and create what’s next. Applying universal patterns of innovation to any business challenge, enables teams to create novel and implementable solutions. Bold Group has worked with clients large and small, from Airbus and BMW to Siemens and Shell all around the globe. Twitter handle “UNLEASHING INNOVATION”: What if you knew the DNA of successful innovation?
Capgemini Invent
Capgemini Invent is part of the Capgemini Group and focuses on consulting, digital innovation and transformation – helping organizations with bringing to life what’s next. Capgemini Invent consists of a 6,000+ strong team located in more than 30 offices and 10 creative studios around the world. Capgemini Invent’s specialist capabilities provide clients with the ability to operate at the speed of digital; to ideate and design digital transformation strategy, tangible digital solution prototypes and transformation plans, while assessing the path for scaling and monitoring them by leveraging the full expertise of the Group. Capgemini Invent helps its clients to stay relevant and be ahead of the competition.
Innoget is the awarded open innovation network for technology transfer and technology scouting. Trusted by thousands of organizations and professionals in 180+ countries, Innoget provides a state-of-the-art platform to market your technologies, find innovation, research and funding partners, and speed up your innovation projects by connecting with verified innovators and researchers from world-class organizations. Our smart matchmaking algorithm simplifies the initial connection for successful partnerships between companies, research centers, startups, investors and science and technology parks, facilitating the identification of potential stakeholders, increasing the engagement received and initiating more interactions to drive innovation. Get started now with a free account!
Enrich Consulting
Enrich was born out of a restless desire to help companies do more—create more game-changing technology, develop more life-saving drugs, find more opportunity. For our clients, we build transparency into the decisions that drive their business forward.
SPARQ360 helps midsize and large organizations around the World to better utilize the COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE in their organization and their network to become best in class, agile, innovative and leaders in their industry or sector. Our services support successful People engagement, Innovation, Continuous Improvement, Change management, Program evaluations and Supply Chain Optimization. The SPARQ360 Value Circle provides a unique suite of integrated end to end solutions that include ENGAGEMENT & DIALOGUE to listen well to the suggestions of your large and worldwide spread organization, IDEATION to generate specific ideas and solutions and use all knowledge of your crowd and REALIZATION to make it happen. Our experienced people, certified global processes and unique technology provides solutions that you won't find anywhere else in the market. With offices and teams in the USA, Germany and the Netherlands, we successfully supported many midsize and large organizations in sectors as Healthcare, Private Equities, Industrial & Manufacturing, Government and Public organizations to realize large improvements in productivity quality, culture & motivation and process and product innovations.
As an established leader on the idea and innovation management landscape, Qmarkets has developed a reputation over the last 10+ years for delivering the most comprehensive crowdsourcing software solutions in the world. Recognized by leading analysts such as Gartner, Forrester, and Info-tech, Qmarkets offers unmatched flexibility to their extensive list of leading global clients; including Nestle, Ford, Lufthansa, PMI, UniCredit, and more. With a market-leading selection of powerful configuration tools, a global network of partners, and a suite of products tailored to every corporate challenge or use-case, Qmarkets is well equipped to help any organization to transform ideas into results.
Allied Telesis
At Allied Telesis, we know that smart cities need smart networks. Our Smart Cities Solutions are dynamic and secure, to guarantee centralized monitoring and control—which means you spend less, and get more. Today’s buildings have to be much more than their physical structure. A smart building gives your business an end-to-end integrated systems architecture, which reduces your network cost and complexity. The goal? An intelligent, connected structure that seamlessly performs its mission. When all your building’s systems work together, you will experience new levels of efficiency and productivity. Save money with an Allied Telesis Smart Cities Solution.

Previous Sponsors

YouGov is an international data and analytics group. Our core offering of opinion data is derived from our highly participative panel of 5 million people worldwide. We combine this continuous stream of data with our deep research expertise and broad industry experience into a systematic research and marketing platform. Our suite of syndicated, proprietary data products includes YouGov BrandIndex, the daily brand perception tracker, and YouGov Profiles, our planning and segmentation tool. Our market-leading YouGov Omnibus provides a fast and cost-effective service for obtaining answers to research questions from both national and selected samples. For further information visit yougov.com
OC&C help top management of major multinational corporations, leading national companies as well as private equity firms, governmental and other public institutions, develop winning strategies. We bring fresh insight, clarity and deep industry expertise to the table, dig into the numbers, and come up with pragmatic, creative solutions that have lasting impact. Helping our clients build out their analytics capabilities is an important foundation of our work Read More: www.occstrategy.com
Tharsus, part of Tharsus Group is one of the UKs fastest growing technology businesses. With sites in Blyth, Durham and Cambridge, Tharsus’ team of highly-skilled designers, engineers and technical experts help ambitious companies take advantage of emerging robotics and machine technologies to disrupt, lead and grow their markets. As a trusted product design and manufacturing partner, Tharsus’ capabilities span the entire product development life cycle from first ‘imagining’ conversations and technical exploration, through innovative design and engineering, to quality-assured manufacture and after-market support. Tharsus helps its customers imagine, define and produce future-focused solutions that deliver real commercial impact today For more information, visit www.tharsus.co.uk
Optimizely is the world's leader in customer experience optimization, allowing businesses to dramatically drive up the value of their digital products, commerce and campaigns through its best in class experimentation software platform. By replacing digital guesswork with evidence-based results, Optimizely enables product and marketing professionals to accelerate innovation, lower the risk of new features, and drive up the return on investment from digital by up to 10X. Over 26 of the Fortune 100 companies choose Optimizely to power their global digital experiences. Optimizely's impressive customer list includes eBay, Microsoft, the BBC, IBM and many more global enterprises. To learn more, visit optimizely.com.
CapeRock is a creative agency specialised in visual strategy & motion branding. We work at the intersection of brand engagement and experience design. Our visual strategy lays the foundation on which to build all brand expressions for all media, with a focus on a coherent customer experience. This approach results in a brand that stands out, creates value and impact. For more information, visit www.caperock.tv.
Branding expert Marco Casanova’s
Branding expert Marco Casanova’s new book, Branding It 3.0: Business Performance through Excellence in Brand Management, has become a best-seller on Amazon in GLOBAL MARKETING. In Branding It 3.0 Casanova shows best practice examples from more than 20 of today’s leading corporations, including Amazon, Netflix and Tesla, and the following iconic brands from Switzerland: Lindt Chocolate, Nescafé, Omega, Patek Philippe, Rolex, Swatch, Victorinox and the Nation Brand of Switzerland.In the widely praised book, he gives guidance on how state-of-the-art brand management is achieved today. Casanova says, “I am firmly convinced that it’s worthwhile for all organizations to aspire for business excellence in brand management.” He adds, “If you are able to build a trustworthy relationship with your stakeholders through your brand, it is very satisfying, both emotionally and financially”, and “this kind of brand relationship becomes the competitive advantage. It becomes the core competence of success.” Read More
NetApp is the data authority for hybrid cloud. We provide a full range of hybrid cloud data services that simplify management of applications and data across cloud and on-premises environments to accelerate digital transformation. Together with our partners, we empower global organizations to unleash the full potential of their data to expand customer touch points, foster greater innovation, and optimize their operations. For more information, visit www.netapp.com. #DataDriven
Digital Agency Network
Digital Agency Network (DAN) focuses on collaboration, knowledge-sharing, business support and exploration. DAN is a global network of carefully selected, highly talented, independently operated marketing & advertising agencies with digital DNA. DAN’s mission is to support member agencies’ businesses and enhance the intelligence, expertise, reach and effectiveness of the members through knowledge sharing and collaboration. Today, there are more than 500 DAN member agencies operating in 76 cities worldwide. All member agencies are amongst the market leaders in their respective countries in terms of creativity, with an impressive portfolio of campaigns and awards. For more information, visit digitalagencynetwork.com