Empowering organisations to create collaborative and impactful ecosystems for innovation

HRx

HRx

Redefining Employee engagement through gamified appreciation

Problem

New needs and wants of Gen Z generation in relation to appreciation and social engagement

Solution

Blockchain-based web application that enables employee-to-employee appreciations in a gamified manner

4T-DLT

4T-DLT

4 Elements of Trust

Problem

The full potential of the distributed ledger technology (DLT) for all market participants has not been reached yet.

Solution

Creating an open repository for the technical and legal information, definition and standards for a secure, interoperable and reliable Swiss DLT infrastructure.

Digital Infrastructure for Mobility

Digital Infrastructure for Mobility

Creating the Internet of Mobility

Problem

Innovative customer solutions in the inter-/multimodal mobility sector are currently only possible for fragmented and local solutions and lack a standardized environment to scale effectively.

Solution

The #digitalInfrastructureForMobility provides an open and standardized digital ecosystem for mobility players and accelerates the digitalization in the mobility sector.

Smart Way

Smart Way

your intelligent travel assistant for smarter mobility

Problem

How can we meet the demand for more mobility with less environmental impact?

Solution

The SmartWay test app combines together diverse transport modes onto a single digital mobility platform to handle more traffic with less environmental pollution.

Digitalise Founding Process

Digitalise Founding Process

using Blockchain

Problem

Founding a business in Switzerland is a hassle.

Solution

A blockchain-enabled founding process enables easy and fast incorporation.

Daura

Daura

Simply digitize your shares

Problem

The process to raise equity for SMEs and startups prior to their initial public offering is difficult since the stock market is not accessible.

Solution

Creating a stock market based on blockchain technology, where Token as Swiss C-shares can be traded.

Policy Kitchen

Policy Kitchen

Crowdsourced Think Tank

Problem

Is there a more efficient way for countries to join forces and find solutions to global problems?

Solution

A crowd-innovation app connecting grassroots-think tanks and enabling an inclusive participatory solution creation.

Let’s Solve Childcare

Let’s Solve Childcare

Kita-Club

Problem

Finding and organizing childcare for preschoolers is a major burden for young families.

Solution

By seamlessly connecting Kitas to our platform (kitaclub.ch), we can provide a reliable overview of available slots, easy ways to book fix or temporary slots.

Riva Digital

Riva Digital

making Switzerland fit

Problem

Hypertension is the #1 reason for death in Switzerland. What can be done about it?

Solution

Prevent high blood pressure in citizens by giving them the possibility to monitor their own blood pressure via an app.

Topic

Explore opportunities, unmet needs and areas to innovate for you and your organisation. What challenges exist in a given industry? Through shared knowledge, collaboration and courage you will be given the opportunity  to identify challenges which, if resolved, shall lead to a more sustainable economy and society.

How it works

Design solutions with a team of like-minded people, once you have decided what kind of challenge you want to tackle! Through an iterative process that includes both physical meetings and a digital exchange space, different solutions will be ideated and prototyped.

The Bets

Validate your ideas and prototypes and build scalable solutions by launching a Bet. A Bet is an ambitious and concrete goal that translates the identified solution to your challenge into an implementation-oriented, fast-paced project which delivers measurable impact.

News

Leap & Accenture collaborate on Digital Health

Leap & Accenture collaborate on Digital Health

14. October 2020

Since the beginning of the year, we’ve been busy aligning two formerly separate innovation programmes to create the newly combined programme Leap. The goal of Leap is to use lessons learned from the previous programme’s and support organisations to collaboratively tackle systemic and interdisciplinary challenges. Aim of the Collaboration with Accenture? The aim of our upcoming joint […]

GETKICKBOX  | Building an Open Innovation Ecosystem

GETKICKBOX | Building an Open Innovation Ecosystem

8. July 2020

When the Kickbox program was established at Swisscom 5 years ago, my task was not to build and run an intrapreneurship program. I was responsible for identifying start-ups that could collaborate with Swisscom. The agile start-up culture collided strongly with the mentality of a large corporation. A new approach was needed to provide opportunities for […]

Kitaclub.ch | Let’s solve childcare

Kitaclub.ch | Let’s solve childcare

17. June 2020

In its ‘Progress Barometer’, Credit Suisse identified childcare as one of the most important issues to be addressed and resolved. More recently, the Covid-19 crisis has proved more than ever: childcare is not only nice to have, but that it is systemically relevant to our modern society. Kitaclub.ch Regardless of their work model – from […]

PRIMA SANA – The Swiss Case Management App set to revolutionize the Swiss healthcare system for good

PRIMA SANA – The Swiss Case Management App set to revolutionize the Swiss healthcare system for good

4. June 2020

The rising costs of the current healthcare system in Switzerland add up to an alarming CHF 100 billion per year. At the individual level, the cost of mandatory medical insurance already represents an enormous burden for the majority of the population and their household budget. The Swiss Case Management App At the same time – […]

Impacting lives by teaching how to code

Impacting lives by teaching how to code

18. May 2020

Over 70.5 million refugees in the world. Millions of vacant IT jobs due to digitalisation. Two problems, one solution: A coding academy for refugees. This has been Powercoders’ mission since they recruited their first class of refugees in 2017. Powercoders programme The Powercoders programme is open to refugees with high potential for a career in […]

Take a Leap of Faith

Take a Leap of Faith

12. May 2020

d Globally scholars estimate that the current pandemic will change the world profoundly and permanently (read here Yuval Noah Harari’s assessment). In spite of the drastic measures introduced by governments around the world, the spread of COVID-19 will most likely cause vast economic, social, technological, political and environmental consequences which will last.  Cybersecurity threats, global […]

Swiss Romande Sweeps Season 3 Challenge

Swiss Romande Sweeps Season 3 Challenge

18. April 2019

The third Challenge race season climaxed on Monday with a clear win for Swiss Romande. Geneva-based, ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross), was named 1stplace winner and canton Valais Office of Economy, Tourism and Innovation, was also declared 1st place winner. The unusual split decision, announced by Jury Chairwoman, Claudia Bienentreu, Head Open Innovation […]

Open Challenge Bets Ready To Race

Open Challenge Bets Ready To Race

14. April 2019

Dreamers, schemers or believers Waiting at the starting gate for Season Three challenge race are eleven new contestants. Call them dreamers, schemers or believers. Or call them courageous. Each of these eleven individuals believe innovation is key to Switzerland’s future and are betting their idea can move the needle towards making Switzerland a global hub […]

Betting Pictograms Can Simplify Terms and Conditions

Betting Pictograms Can Simplify Terms and Conditions

8. April 2019

Despite the Swiss Data Protection Act or GDPR, few of us know how our personal data is used by companies who collect and store our personal data. Most of us wish the terms and conditions (T&C) and privacy policies of companies processing our data was easier to understand. The lack of effective standardization makes data […]

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