ISSIP Open Innovation Coaching Program (OICP) is a collaboration between ISSIP, our corporate members, and our members from academic institutions to promote industry student coaching projects as part of ISSIP Student members learning, and to apply service innovation thinking to real business and societal challenges in order to close the talent gap for 21st century smart services oriented jobs.  More specifically, the goal of this program:

  • For students – collaborate on real-world to increase your chances for future career opportunities.
  • For Academic Institutions: co-create value for students.
  • For Corporate Institutions: exploring open innovation projects with outstanding student teams as a sandbox to potential future internship and/or employment.
  • For ISSIP- Demonstrate the interdependent nature of value co-creation in the 21st century by co-creating value for ISSIP institution and student members around these open innovation projects.

To learn how you, your university, or your company can participate in this program, please send a note to: OICP_C_Chair@issip.org.