Open Innovation Software


Harness the creativity of your customers, partners, or suppliers against any strategic business challenge with open innovation software.

Open Your Innovation Process
to External Stakeholders With Q-open

Tap into an endless supply
of innovative and ground-breaking ideas

Use digital transformation to connect with your 
VOC (Voice of the Customer)

Deliver products & services that are pre-aligned with consumer needs

Engender brand-loyalty, positioning yourself as a customer-centric pioneer

What The Experts Say...

"Many large multinational companies have already deployed large scale open innovation portals that enable customer input into product ideas and innovation."

"Many organizations establish a structure to incentivize open innovation practices, as well as external-facing tools to successfully work with external collaborators."

"For leading organizations, open innovation is a critical tool. They will engage a wide range of participants and align them to innovation initiatives that can benefit from their knowledge."

"Sustainable open innovation can generate strong brand credibility through customer engagement and collaborative development."

Leverage Powerful Open Innovation Software to Discover Groundbreaking Ideas

Co-Creation with Customers

Involve your clients in your product and services R&D planning by inviting them to participate in digital co-creation engagements.

Become More Customer-Centric

Engage your customers with open innovation software and gain insights on how your company can become more focused around their needs and desires.

Create Thriving Crowdsourcing Ecosystems

Establish a repeatable system for crowdsourcing customer ideas, developing them with employee insights, implementing them as new initiatives, and monitoring them to ensure they achieve maximum ROI.

Sustain Innovation Incubation

Ensure crowdsourced ideas reach their full potential by gaining input from startup companies, academics, and other external stakeholders. 

Continuous Improvement Practices - open innovation software

How Does it Work?

5 simple gateway stages to drive your open innovation initiatives


Invite your external stakeholders & encourage them to contribute


Leverage gamification and incentive functionality to encourage participation


Involve external influencers, experts & decision makers to assess ideas


Determine which ideas can be most valuable for implementation


Rollout successful ideas and keep your users updated with the process

Q-open Process

Q-Open: Unmatched Open Innovation Software

All you could ask for from a crowdsourcing and collaboration solution, plus so much more…

Rich community engagement tools
Rich community
engagement tools
Rich community engagement tools
Fully multi-
Rich community engagement tools
Advanced gamification
Rich community engagement tools
Automated communication tools
Rich community engagement tools
Rich community engagement tools
Social integrations
for easy user login
Rich community engagement tools
Design templates and custom branding to your corporate identity
Rich community engagement tools
Fully responsive and optimized for viewing on any device
Rich community engagement tools
Multiple crowd-
voting tools
Rich community engagement tools
Powerful DIY idea

Zooming in on Q-open

Open innovation software - responsive

Reach out to Your Community

  • Easily launch an engaging open innovation portal, available on any device
  • Integrate with social channels to request ideas relating to your strategic business challenges
  • Allow your community to easily register and participate

Solicit Ideas and Brainstorm Around Them

  • Run unlimited idea campaigns in order to discover innovative solutions to your business challenges
  • You decide who can see ideas - choose between a collaborative open space where everyone can view each other's ideas, or closed challenges where external participants can only submit ideas
  • Closed challenge ideas are only visible to your selected employees for confidential internal brainstorming

Engage Your Internal Stakeholders

  • All collected ideas feed into a funnel, allowing your internal experts and stakeholders to evaluate and screen them
  • Build automatic rules to assign ideas to business experts according to their expertise and domain
  • Use simple and engaging crowd-voting tools to identify the best ideas for your business

Qmarkets' Product Editions

We offer all of our collective intelligence products in three unique editions, each of which is suited to companies at a different stage within their unique innovation journey.

Pre-built with our best practice evaluation process & field-proven at leading companies across the globe

Adjust our best-practice template to fit your unique company processes with our cutting edge self-admin tool

Leverage Qmarkets' professional services to configure a fully comprehensive solution to your exact enterprise-grade needs

Q-open Editions

Your Q-360 Suite of Collective Intelligence Solutions

Discover Qmarkets’ next-gen product portfolio, tailored to meet any business need or challenge.

Resounding Accolades

Discover why Qmarkets is consistently recognized by leading analysts as a multi-award winning solution.

Read G2's 2020 Spring Grid Report for Idea Management Software

Read Gartner’s 2016 Market Guide for Innovation Management Solutions

Read Forrester Wave™: Innovation Management Solutions, 2016

Read MWD Advisors' report on Qmarkets’ packaged approach to innovation, 2018

Read the Info-Tech vendor landscape “Innovation Management Solutions” report

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