Open innovation challenges

Solve your technical challenges through our global solvers network

Open innovation challengesĀ allow companies, experts and technology startups to collaborate in the co-creation of new, more efficient and sustainable disruptive products and services. Ennomotive challenges help companiesĀ connect with a global network of more than 25,000 experts and startupsĀ to find technical solutions for their innovation projects. We have a track record of more than 100 solved challenges related to industrial processes, new product development and sustainability.

Solve open innovation challenges

In the ennomotiveĀ innovation ecosystems, companies may publish theirĀ open innovation challengesĀ to obtain solutions from our global network of startups and engineers.

Besides theĀ Engineering Ecosystem, where technology challenges (IoT, mechanical engineering, sustainability, etc.) can be published, we are creating other specialized ecosystems focused onĀ innovation areasĀ or sectors.

Challenge our Innovation Network:

  • Open your challenge to experts, startups, and companies in your sector. (Discover ourĀ ranking of engineers)
  • Get multiple and diverse solutions to your challenge.
  • Identify potential partners to accelerate your innovation.

Deliver tangible results to your business:

  • Transform the operations of your company increasing productivity and flexibility
  • Become more sustainable in your operations by reducing your environmental impact
  • Improve the products and services of your company.

How does a challenge work?

ennomotive provides different options depending on the type of challenge and required service. It is a customized service that adapts to your needs. The basic option includes the publication of the challenges in our platform, the reception of technological solutions and and the possibility to establish collaborations to develop them.

 Publica tu desafĆ­o

Post your challenge

  • Define your open innovation challenge and decide the reward you want to offer to get viable solutions.
  • As a reward, you can either offer a sum of money or a collaboration agreement for the prototyping or commercialization of new technologies.
  • In order to post the challenge,Ā contact usĀ to have a 'Client' account.
Encuentra las mejores soluciones

Find the best solutions

  • 1st round:Ā Get multiple proposals (as general concepts) and select the strongest ideas.
  • 2nd round:Ā  Get solutions (as detailed specifications) for the selected ideas in previous round.
  • 3rd round:Ā Confirm viability for the best solutions through clarifications, check-ups or prototyping.
Premia la mejor soluciĆ³n con premios y reconocimiento

Reward the best experts and startups

  • Award the best solution with cash prizes or by signing collaboration agreements.

There are also more advanced options available that include support during the specification of the challenges, joint review of the received solutions, intellectual property rights transfer, or or the publication of your challenge on a specific ecosystem.

Our Experience

This service has been successfully tested in more than 80 technological challenges:

  • Development of new products and services by using new materials, mechanical and electronic design, new devices and sensors, etc.
  • Enhancement of the agility and efficiency in construction and manufacturing operations through the application of process engineering, automation and robotics, Internet of Things (IoT), etc.
  • Reduction of the environmental impact via the repurposing of industrial waste and the implementation of circular economy principles.


  • Mining and Construction
  • Automotive
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Manufacturing: Steel, Cement, Paper, Wood, Cardboard, etc.
  • Other: like Food, High Tech, etc.

Companies that worked with us

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