Innovation Services for corporates

Wayra kickstarts your Open Innovation journey
through the startups ecosystem

We empower partners
to reach the next level

In an Open Innovation ecosystem it’s fundamental to build strong bonds with third parties that also believe in innovation and digital transformation. We are partners with over 190 organizations and institutions to improve Open Innovation practices, share our expertise, portfolio and develop verticalized programmes.

We have vast experience in playing the corporate-startup collaboration game. We’ve succeeded, failed, learned and stood up again, gaining competitive advantage through our learnings.

Our goal is to empower partners to reach the next level when it comes to overall innovation, creating a cross impact in the company.

Renfe

TrenLab: Renfe Startups Accelerator

About the project

TrenLab is a start-up and scale-up acceleration programme launched by Renfe in partnership with Wayra Spain in 2018. TrenLab has already deployed 3 cohorts supporting 12 startups, 1 hackathon and 1 intrapreneurship call. TrenLab has already analyzed more than 800 startups worldwide. TrenLab has become the reference open innovation hub for mobility, transports and logistics in Spain.

Verticals

Mobility, Transports and Logistics.

Country

Spain

Novartis

Novartis Health Hub

About the project

Wayra UK launched a healthcare accelerator hub in United Kingdom, in collaboration with pharmaceutical company Novartis. The programme was branded as the Health Hub and  onboarded 2 cohorts with more than 10  start-ups . the programme was focus on selecting the top startups to solve Novartis pain points, generate business development opportunities and navigate through NHS (UK’s National Health Service).

Verticals

Healthtech

Country

UK

BNP Paribas Cardiff

Tourism Integration Smart Challenge

About the project

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) - in collaboration with Wayra HISPAM and Wayra Brasil - launched a new programme to scout and accelerate the best projects in LATAM ecosystem which solutions are able to promote the tourist integration of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay within the framework of the Jesuit Path of South America.

Verticals

Smart Tourism

Country

LATAM: Argentina, Brasil, Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay

BNDES

Garagem: BNDES Startup Accelerator

About the project

A major alliance between Brazilian national bank BNDES, Wayra Brazil, Artemisia and Liga Ventures. End to end corporate accelerator project, from definition of strategy, scouting and selection of startups, acceleration and biz dev follow up. More than 74 startups per year programme - activating the whole Brazilian  entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Verticals

Healthtech, sustainability, circular economy, security, fintech, EdTech, IoT  and blockchain.

Country

Brazil

GCHQ, UK

Cyber security accelerator

About the project

Cyber security accelerator in collaboration with GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters), NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre and DCMS (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) has seen 3 successful cohorts of companies. Up to 10 companies selected per badge, each badge of around 9 months. Full program, from promotion, scouting and selection, mentoring and business development.

Verticals

Cybersecurity

Country

UK

Digital transformation through open innovation

Startup Scouting
& FIT
Calls for Startups
Accelerator and incubator programmes
Venture Building
Hackaton
Intra-entrepreneur programme
Internationalization programmes for scale-ups
Bootcamps for executives

... and more!
All projects are unique.
It's a tailor made journey.

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