\Sifted Corporate Innovation Directory

\Sifted Corporate Innovation Directory

Directory of Corporate Innovation

There is a growing trend for large corporations to run accelerators, open innovation programmes and corporate venture arms, but it can be hard to keep track of who does what. Sifted covers all of the key players for you.

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Lukoil

Oil & Gas

Russia

Accelerator

N/A

Internal Programs

N/A

Open Innovation

Innovation Development Portal

CVC

Gazprom x LUKOIL (TBC)

Key Innovators

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Dmitriy Khurshudov - Head of Innovation Partnership

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton's logo

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton

Personal and household goods

France

Accelerator

Maison du Startups

Internal Programs

DARE initiatives

Open Innovation

Le LVMH Innovation Award

CVC

Direct Investments

Key Innovators

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Bernard Arnault - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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Accelerator

MundiLab

Internal Programs

Innovation LABs

Open Innovation

N/A

CVC

Munich Re's Ventures

Key Innovators

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Tom Van den Brulle - Global Head of Innovation

Accelerator

N/A

Internal Programs

N/A

Open Innovation

Yearly Open Innovation Event

CVC

National Grid Ventures

Key Innovators

Sifted Take

Stephen Marland - Director Of Innovation & National Grid Partners

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Nestlé

Food Processing

Switzerland

Accelerator

Nestlé R&D Accelerator

Internal Programs

InGenius

Open Innovation

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CVC

N/A

Key Innovators

Sifted Take

Gerardo Mazzeo - Global Innovation Director Tom Wagner - Head of R&D Accelerator

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Nestlé Purina

Personal & Household Goods

UK

Accelerator

Unleashed

Internal Programs

Unleashed

Open Innovation

Unleashed

CVC

N/A

Key Innovators

Sifted Take

Kim Bill, Head of Purina Accelerator Lab

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Nokia

Technology

Finland

Accelerator

In residence

Internal Programs

Internal incubator programmes

Open Innovation

Nokia Open Innovation Challenge

CVC

Nokia Growth Partners

Key Innovators

Sifted Take

Akin Akintola - Head of Global Innovation Networks

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Novartis

Pharmaceuticals

Switzerland

Accelerator

Future of Health accelerator

Internal Programs

AI Innovation Lab

Open Innovation

Novartis Biome

CVC

Novartis Venture Fund

Key Innovators

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Stan Tsvirko, Global Director, Innovation and Digital Commercial Transformation; Dr Anja König, Global Head of Novartis Venture Fund -

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Novatek

Oil & Gas

Russia

Accelerator

N/A

Internal Programs

N/A

Open Innovation

NOVA-INNOVATE

CVC

N/A

Key Innovators

Leonid Viktorovich Mikhelson - CEO

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Accelerator

Digital Accelerator

Internal Programs

Innovation Hub and Lab

Open Innovation

Yes

CVC

Direct investment

Key Innovators

Sifted Take

Matt Dugan - Head of Innovation

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Orange S.A.

Telecommunication

France

Accelerator

Orange Fab

Internal Programs

N/A

Open Innovation

Customer Innovation Center, Orange Gardens, The Square

CVC

Orange Digital Ventures

Key Innovators

Sifted Take

Michaël Peeters - Director Innovation and Business Development

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Pernod Ricard

Food & Beverage

France

Accelerator

N/A

Internal Programs

Breakthrough Innovation Group

Open Innovation

Yes

CVC

N/A

Key Innovators

Sifted Take

Alain Dufossé - BIG Director; Yves Schladenhauffen - Innovation and Portfolio Strategy Director

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Philips

Personal and household goods

Netherlands

Accelerator

HealthWorks

Internal Programs

Innovation Campus

Open Innovation

N/A

CVC

Direct investments

Key Innovators

Sifted Take

Jeroen Tas - Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer

Accelerator

Invested in LeapFrog Talent Accelerator

Internal Programs

N/A

Open Innovation

PRU Fintegrate

CVC

Direct investments

Key Innovators

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Vinay Kumar Jha - Innovation & Transformation Director

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Reckitt Benckiser

Personal & Household Goods

U.K.

Accelerator

Partner w/ Founders Factory

Internal Programs

Innovation Labs

Open Innovation

N/A

CVC

Direct investments

Key Innovators

Sifted Take

Philip Bolton - R&D Director

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Relx

U.K.

Accelerator

The LexisNexis Accelerator

Internal Programs

N/A

Open Innovation

RELX Environmental Challenge

CVC

REV Venture Partners

Key Innovators

Sifted Take

Jeff Honious - VP Innovation

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Richemont

Personal & Household Goods

Switzerland

Accelerator

Richemont & Plug n Play

Internal Programs

Research and Innovation Lab

Open Innovation

N/A

CVC

Direct investments

Key Innovators

Sifted Take

Edouard Mignon - Group Research and Innovation Director

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Rio Tinto

Basic Resources

U.K.

Accelerator

Unearthed Solutions

Internal Programs

N/A

Open Innovation

Rio Tinto Pioneer Portal, ELYSIS

CVC

Rio Tinto Ventures

Key Innovators

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Jean Sébastien Jacques - CEO

Roche's logo

Roche

Health Care

Switzerland

Accelerator

Startup Creasphere

Internal Programs

Roche pRED Innovation Centers

Open Innovation

N/A

CVC

Roche Venture Fund

Key Innovators

Sifted Take

Gerard Harkin - Head of Innovation (UK & Ireland)

Royal Dutch Shell's logo

Royal Dutch Shell

Oil & Gas Operations

Netherlands

Accelerator

Shell GameChanger

Internal Programs

Shell Technology Centres

Open Innovation

Open Innovation Studio

CVC

Shell Ventures

Key Innovators

Sifted Take

Yuri Sebregts Yuri - CTO

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