In 1946, Soviet inventor and science fiction writer Genrich Altshuller developed a methodology called TRIZ. It became known as “the theory of inventive problem-solving” and was based on a simple premise: across different disciplines and applications, the same challenges occur again and again.
Bobsleighing is a high-tech and innovative discipline. How to improve the conventional design of the sled and optimize the performance of the athletes? The solution is simple yet ingenious: transfer ideas & technologies from other industries that face similar challenges. We introduce about 15 technologies in bobsleighing.
Innovation through cross-industry learning transfers technologies across industries to revolutionize new product conceptss. We will illustrate the advantages of cross industry learning with a case study.
We show some of the hurdles of open innovation and present some useful tips to overcome them.