The Lab for Open Innovation in Science (LOIS) enables senior scientists from all scientific disciplines to learn about and experiment with principles and methods of Open Innovation along the entire scientific research process from generating research questions to eventually translating scientific knowledge into innovation.

Program start: May 2, 2018
Duration: 20 days within a 12-month period (blocked modules)
Location: Vienna
Language: English
Participants: max. 25
Cost: EUR 5.500,– (Early Bird rate before July 31: EUR 4.500,–)
Application deadline: November 15, 2017
Application & Info:

LOIS curriculum
•Basic modules on Open Innovation in Science (Open Innovation strategies, concepts, models, methods, good- practice examples, contingencies and their application in a scientific context)
•Specialization modules on opening up scientific discovery (novel approaches to involving widely distributed knowledge in generating new scientific insight such as crowd science)
•Specialization modules on opening up the translation of scientific knowledge into innovation (open and collaborative approaches to science-based entrepreneurship and innovation)
•Specialization modules on enabling and facilitating Open Innovation in Science (developing individual and organizational capacities for openness, sharing and collaboration in science)
•Lab project meetings

For further information visit the website:  or  contact

Open Innovation in Science Research and Competence Center
(OIS Center)
Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft
 Nußdorfer Straße 64, 4th floor
 1090 Vienna, Austria

 Marie Trappl (LOIS Program Manager)
 Sheena Maan Sedeno (OIS Center Team Assistant)
 Phone: +43 1 513 27 50 - 25