Open Calls & Challenges

Launch an open call, challenge, awards, employee ideation or acceleration program to crowdsource solutions to your biggest problems.

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Open innovation

Challenge and inspire thousands of innovators worldwide to find solutions to your challenges.

Internal ideation

Harness the collective knowledge of your employees to discover untapped insights.

Source innovation

Find the right projects and initiatives to drive innovation across your organization.

Strategic insights

Discover strategic opportunities to advance your business objectives and delight customers.

Source, rate and select the top innovations

An Open Calls & Challenges platform to help your team discover, evaluate and shortlist innovative solutions at scale.


Engage participants through your branded challenge website.

Maximize the number of applicants to your open call through an engaging challenge interface.

Whether you are looking to integrate our Open Calls and Challenge product within your existing website, or to create a completely branded, standalone portal, we customize the design and UX of the platform to meet your needs.

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Customize your application and evaluation process

Seamlessly tailor the selection process for your innovation initiative.

Run a simple single-phase program with a single submission category, a complex multi-phase / multi-category program with different user types, or any type of program in-between.


Streamline the end-to-end submission management process

A simple interface allows innovators and participants to join your open call and submit their entries using custom submission forms.

Users can attach various supporting materials and assets to submissions, including videos, images, documents, drawings or presentations.

All of this is fed into an easy to use interface for those managing the program to sort and advance submissions.


Simplify the judging process

A challenging part of any innovation program is coordinating the judging process with senior experts, judges or investors.

Utilize the platform’s highly intuitive judging to manage the evaluation process with ease.

From simple voting and endorsement to multi-category, weighted evaluation scorecards.

Since 2021 Snam has been collaborating with Skipso for the development of Snaminnova.

Competence, passion, and dedication are the main qualities that are evident from the team from day one. Skipso's team is responsive to our every need and supports us in the daily evolution of the platform, a key asset for our Open Innovation strategy.
Giuseppe Paoli
Digital Transformation & Technology, Open Innovation Hub, Snaminnova
eleonora venuti

Skipso supported us to design, develop and launch the Federated Innovation @MIND digital platform.

The digital platform has a complex organizational structure and continually updated content and flows – Skipso's strength is its flexibility and proactive support!
Eleonora Venuti
Marketing & Business Community Manager,  MIND

The features available through the software are a big reason why we initially chose and continue to choose Skipso to run our challenges.

The ability to match startups to mentors within the system is important to us.
Jessica Smothermon
Director Operations, Cleantech Open
Amber J. Y.

I cannot imagine how much longer it would have taken

and how much more it would have cost to launch our ideation initiative without the Skipso Labs platform. It has been wonderful to house all of the information and processes in one place.
Amber J. Y.
Senior Program Manager, Hsc Next

In 2019, Skipso helped IsDB set up our Innovation platform ‘Engage’.

The platform was a complete ecosystem of entrepreneurs, researchers, investors and mentors from academia. Since then the highly responsive and enthusiastic team from SkipsoLabs has helped us to establish Engage as a well-known innovation hub.
Innovation Team
Islamic Development Bank

The Skipso team has worked incredibly hard to make the program an outstanding success.

The team’s effort as well as the high flexibility of their online awards management platform were absolutely essential for the great overall success of this program!
Arne Pingel
Global Product Manager, Syngenta