Workshop at StartUps Laboratories:
During the workshop the teams reviewed the products, services, and technological innovations of the selected startups, highlighting their unique features, competitive advantages, and potential applications in the market.
Workshops at BH’s Florence Campus:
Workshops at Baker Hughes Florence Campus, where the startups have been introduced to the BH's various departments and operations. The activities included visits to production areas, research and development facilities, innovation laboratories and technical training academy. The startups had the opportunity to meet with key employees, ask questions, and gain insight into the BH's culture and operations.
Workshop at BH’s Laboratories:
Connection to BH’s laboratories, where startups get to see various research, development and innovation projects being carried out by BH’s teams. Startups are shown the equipment and facilities used by the scientist and engineers, and given an overview of the research methodologies and techniques used. At the end of the tour, collaborative sessions were facilitated by BH’s innovation experts for the identification and analysis of use cases of mutual interest.
Workshop at BH’s production plants:
The visit provided the startups with valuable industry knowledge and insights that can help the grow and succeed in their own operations.
Leveraging Baker Hughes capabilities to incubate technologies
Technology Testing Labs & Scales
Digital & Emerging Technologies
Materials & Process Engineering
Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering
World class labs and testing facilities globally
Scope of the Open Innovation Program
Subject Matter Experts involved into the program
“Thanks to this program, we had the opportunity to explore potential fields of application that otherwise we would never have been able to deal with”
“We found especially valuable the support on the technological side as well as on financial/market/economics aspects. The experience has been very positive and valuable for us, providing us a lot of food for thought, which always brings new ideas”
“The Energy Ideas Program has provided us unique access to production plants, to high-level subject matter experts and technicians, and a structured, guided and well-received (by internal business units) open innovation process”