International Companies Visited by Garwood:

  • November 2015 Henry Chesbrough discussed case studies on Open Innovation in the energy sector at Enel, a utility company in Roma, Italy.
  • December 2015 Professor Henry Chesbrough visited Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) for a special presentation on Open Innovation.
  • January 2016 Professor Chesbrough and Wim Vanhaverbeke taught a PhD Seminar in Management Sciences Open Innovation & Open Business Model at ESADE, Barcelona, Spain.
  • February 2016 Professor Henry Chesbrough gave an Open Innovation workshop at Daikin, for the grand opening of Daikin technology and Innovation Center in Osaka, Japan.
  • March 2016 Professor Solomon Darwin met with the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, and discussed the future of Smart Villages in India.



International Corporate Visitors to Garwood:

  • November 2015 Marcel Bogers from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark gave a presentation on Food Innovation at Berkeley-Haas.
  • February 2016 Aviation company, Embraer attended a one-day seminar at Berkeley-Haas to learn more about Open Innovation.
  • February 2016 USTDA, represented by Mehnaz Ansari, Andhra Pradesh Government Officials, and Smart Village team met at Berkeley-Haas to discuss Smart Village initiative in India.
  • March 2016 Executives from BI Norwegian Business School attended Prof. Darwin’s one-day seminar on Prototyping Business Model Solutions for Smart Villages at Berkeley-Haas.
  • March 2016 The largest construction company in China visited Berkeley-Haas for insight on how to build Smart Cities with a sustainable business model leveraging Open Innovation.