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NineSigma

NineSigma

NineSigma’s expertise is to find what may be unknown to you & to connect you to new partners, start-ups, academia, SMEs on a global basis. Through our worldwide presence and our global science & technology network, NineSigma helps our clients transform their business through technology and innovation in a faster, more agile way. We manage your short term needs to quickly internalize solutions while we help you prepare for your long-term needs by identifying radical, disruptive key players and technologies for you.

Founded in Cleveland, Ohio (USA), NineSigma was one of the first companies offering Open Innovation services. Needless to say that NineSigma contributed to shaping that industry. Quite early on, Procter & Gamble’s management team grasped the value proposition behind NineSigma’s offering and implemented it into its innovation strategy through what has been called ‘Connect + Develop‘. This initiative was to become a successful program for fostering collaborations with innovators from outside the company’s four walls.

NineSigma? Well, Six Sigma has proven to be a successful approach for eliminating defects in any process. After optimization comes Innovation, hence NineSigma.