Launch large scale, international competitions to discover the most innovative technologies, startups, and industry leaders to acquire or partner with.
Challenge the world's top experts in your industry to solve R&D roadblocks or innovation challenges. Recruit the best talent.
Foster innovation and entrepreneurship, launch start-up and business plan competitions to attract entrepreneurs and identify top potential.
Launch idea challenges and contests to crowdsource disruptive ideas or cutting-edge new designs for your products and services.
Save time and resources with our secure admin application, designed to streamline all your open innovation programs and processes from a central location.
Our platform features a set of tools specifically designed to help you manage your community of users throughout the entire program lifecycle. Manage all registered users from a central location, run usage reports, search and sort by multiple criteria, export users, check for incomplete registrations and send notifications, use group messaging functionality to communicate with specific users and user groups.
Having directly managed a number of online contests and innovation programs, we know that every initiative is different. Our system is scalable and flexible; it allows you to configure innovation challenges to match your exact requirements through a modular, easy-to-use setup wizard.
Configure single-phase or multi-phase contests, decide whether submissions are public or private, set the timeline, voting options and much more. Use our flexible and modular submission form builder to customize the contest submission forms for each type of participant.
We have spent years on streamlining the entire judging process to make it fair and easy to manage. This is where most other leading systems fall short in terms of providing an adequate user experience.
SkipsoLabs' feature-rich system allows you to invite external judges (experts) to help you review and rate all contest submissions according to predefined scorecard criteria set by you. Allocate judges to specific submissions, enable private judging, blind judging, live group judging, control the visibility of comments and much more.
The main asset of your open innovation program and contests are the entrepreneurs, startups, innovators and experts who contribute on your platform.
An important platform feature is the ability for users to easily create and manage their online expert profiles from a central dashboard, highlighting their skills and expertise. Optionally, they can also link their profiles to external social media platforms.
A simple interface allows innovators and participants to join open competitions and submit their entries using predefined, custom submission forms. The SkipsoLabs system allows users to attach various supporting materials and assets to their submissions: videos, images, documents, drawings or presentations.
Enable expert feedback so that innovators can receive real-time input or questions from program organizers, expert judges, and mentors.
The most challenging part of any contest or open innovation program is coordinating the judging process with senior experts, judges or investors. Within the SkipsoLabs platform you will find a secure and highly intuitive application that makes the judging process easy, accessible and intuitive for senior professionals with limited time.
A simple dashboard provides an overview of submissions to-date. The configurable interface allows you to search, filter and sort submissions using your preferred criteria.
The intuitive online submission viewer lets you screen individual contest entries through a user-friendly interface. Multimedia attachments can be viewed online or downloaded. Submissions can be exported to Excel or PDF in their entirety with a simple click.
To help judges organize and filter through multiple submissions, the system allows tagging with keywords or comments (private or public).
The user-centric rating slider allows competition judges to efficiently view, process and rate submissions according to predefined judging criteria and scorecards.
SkipsoLabs supports our Open Innovation team at Electrolux by helping us reach out to global innovators and scout innovative solutions within our core strategic product areas. SkipsoLabs' dedicated software platform delivers a clear and streamlined innovation process.
SkipsoLabs has supported our Cleantech Challenge Mexico website and contest platform for the last 3 years. It has been a smooth and productive relationship all along. Their staff has always been very helpful and our platform has helped us manage our competitions very efficiently.
It has been wonderful working with the whole SkipsoLabs team. Their platform allows us to efficiently and effectively manage multiple demanding XPRIZE competitions.
Overcome any R&D roadblock or scout new startups and technologies to acquire or partner with.
Fund the discovery and implementation of game-changing technologies.
Fund innovative research and startups to drive innovation and foster entrepreneurship.
Launch, run, and manage business plan and research competitions targeting students, faculty, alumni, and entrepreneurs.
Tap into thousands of innovators worldwide to find solutions to your challenges faster.
Our software platform and experienced team will handle all the time-consuming tasks associated with running a competition.
Only fund solutions that meet your specific requirements, driving your innovation ROI with tangible top and bottom-line results.
Full control and ownership of your members' data, complete privacy and security within our enterprise-class infrastructure.