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Innovation
Acceleration

Foundry Intl sources innovation globally and connects industries with pre-filtered, pre-vetted innovative solutions that meet the use cases of our partners.

MAIN CHALLENGES 
Open Innovation Today

OUR SOLUTION

Open Innovation Framework of Tomorrow

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Challenge Definition

 

Together with industrial engineering experts and regional industry partners, Foundry to conduct situational analyses in defining the challenges for Open Calls

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Exposure & Global Sourcing

Foundry creates a holistic marketing strategy, briefs our global partner network and conducts a global sourcing campaign for relevant technologies and solutions potentially capable of solving the respective challenges of the target regions.

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  • Digital exposure

  • Social Media campaigns 

  • PR campaigns

  • Outreach

  • Via channel partners

- Governmental SME agencies

- VC’s

- Incubators and Accelerators

- Research Organisations

  • Via platforms and databases

  • Hosting of webinars, conferences, events, etc.

Innovation Matching

After the scouting/sourcing period, Foundry uses a panel selected for due diligence to conduct technical reviews against KPIs and the commercial validation of program partners. This includes the evaluation of potential trial opportunities and real-world application.

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  • Review of RFI documents

  • Creation and co-ordination of Evaluation Jury

  • Scoring (relevance, technical readiness level, execution, use case suitability)

  • Interviews

  • Application pitches

  • Creation of evaluation reports

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Solution Validation

Foundry plans and coordinates  custom trials to validate the potential of the innovation against metrics set by the stakeholders.

  • Digital exposure

  • Social Media campaigns 

  • PR campaigns

  • Outreach

  • Via channel partners

    • Governmental SME agencies

    • VC’s

    • Incubators and Accelerators (e.g. green city accelerator)

    • Research Organisations

  • Via platforms and databases

  • Hosting of webinars, conferences, events, etc.

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  • Outreach to secure funding partners

- Governmental actors (Supporting Trialing / Proof of concept)

-Regional Industry Partners

-Investors (e.g. VCs with focus on industrial decarbonization)

  • Support on technical implementation and program integration

- Regional analysis

- Coordination of deployment 

- Integration into the regional infrastructure

- Recruitment of localized service providers

Acceleration: Funding & Deployment

Promising solutions - especially on lower TLR-levels  - faces the burden of obtaining significant funding to fully be ready to scale or be implemented in complex technical environments. Foundry utilizes the advantagé of having achieved successful trials to connect projects or SMEs to the needed resources.

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