This year, ICC is organizing the first global edition of the renowned Corporate Startup Stars Awards together with the consulting company "Mind the Bridge".
From now on, companies can apply that promote "Open Innovation" in cooperation with startups. The internal innovation process is opened to the outside world, for example through partnerships, with the help of incubators and accelerators or through investments or acquisitions.
Any company that operates "Open Innovation" or is nominated by a startup can apply. With the recognition as "Corporate Startup Stars" or "Open Innovation Challengers", companies that are international pioneers of cooperation with start-ups should be honored are continuously improving their competitiveness and supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs.
The Corporate Startup Stars Awards are presented in numerous categories, including the Corporate Startup Accelerator Award, Corporate Startup Procurement Award, Corporate Startup Investment Award, Corporate Startup M&A Award, Open Innovation Innovative Approach Award, Public Sector Innovation Award, Regional Awards or Best New Entrant Award .
The deadline for applications is July 7, 2020. You can find more information here.