By collaborating, often with those who would otherwise be competitors, innovators can acquire specialised equipment; solve problems more quickly; access new areas of expertise; enhance their credibility; open up new research areas beyond their area of specialism, perhaps internationally and in turn gain access to new markets.

When we collaborate we leverage the insight, energy and skills of others. Whatever about our instinct to keep the rewards from a commercial idea to ourselves, to IMPLEMENT ideas and move to action, i.e. to INNOVATE, one needs to act with others…

No one has all the answers to solve complex challenges