bauma Open Innovation

Imagine being able to ask the whole world for a solution to a complex question on which you alone are working. How unexpected and helpful do you think these solutions could be for you?

This is precisely the idea of the bauma Open Innovation platform. As a starting point for your project, we provide a central platform on which we bring your company together with a solver community. This community is an interdisciplinary and an industry-overlapping network of experts that currently has more than 400,000 members from around the world. You also receive access to the industry-overlapping and international network of Messe München and its leading trade fairs such as IFAT, electronica, BAU, ISPO and many more.

The community takes up your questions and develops solutions rapidly for you – some completely unexpected and therefore that much more valuable. The workflow of such bauma Open Innovation projects is simple:

  • The starting point is a question or problem for which you need a solution
  • Based on your question, we design a project that we put on the bauma Open Innovation platform
  • The community develops solutions and provides them to you
  • Because all IP rights issues are clarified in advance, you can use the solution immediately
  • You award a premium for the most helpful solution.

Our enhanced service for your security:

  • Only you get access to solutions submitted; no competitor or other community member can see them.
  • We ensure that all of the legal issues are clarified before you get solution proposals. As a result, you can rest assured that you can immediately start working with the submitted solutions.
  • If you request it, the project can also run completely anonymously without any reference to your company.

The advantages of bauma Open Innovation for your company are very varied

  • The solver community is immediately available and accessible and consequently project results can be delivered quickly.

  • Thanks to access to industry and cross-functional expertise, you get innovative and unexpected solutions.

  • The high number of community members ensures that no conceivable solution is likely to be overlooked.

  • You define the parameters concerning the issue of intellectual property, which must be accepted by potential solver before project participation; this allows you to use results immediately after project completion.

  • The project costs are calculable and capped.

Have we stimulated your interest?

We are looking forward to your registration:

Your contact

  • Vincent
  • Aydin
  • bauma Open Innovation Project Manager
+49 89 949-20537