Rethinking the role of intermediaries as an architect ofcollective exploration and creation of knowledge in open innovation

  title={Rethinking the role of intermediaries as an architect ofcollective exploration and creation of knowledge in open innovation},
  • Published 2013
This paper questions the applicability of traditional notions of intermediary activities, which are usually categorized aseither brokering or networking,in cases of high uncertainty regarding technologies, markets or which actors to involve. In the case of collaborative openinnovation, especially in circumstances when no single organization is able to take on the challenge alone,the activities traditionally associated with intermediation do not suffice to describe what an intermediary can do to… CONTINUE READING

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