Innovation the Chinese Way

We work with our corporate partners to create and implement innovation strategies in China that generate tangible bottom-line impact.

Innovators and entrepreneurs in China work and thrive on different methodologies than those taught in the rest of the world. We are your innovation partner to do innovation in China for China.

Let's talk about your innovation goals!

China is different

Innovating in China for China means deeply understanding different behaviors, different speed, different regulations and different methodologies. Copy-pasting your strategy from abroad is doomed to fail.

XNode helps organizations identify, prioritize and implement innovation projects based on their business goals – in China, for China.

Become our innovation partner

XNode's core innovation services

Innovation Consultancy

We work with you to develop tailored and actionable growth plans while leveraging your organizations core strengths:

  • Insights & Growth Strategy

  • Innovation Strategy & Digital Transformation

  • Feasibility studies and Market Research

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Innovation Programs

We leverage proven program structures to strengthen your organizations innovation capabilities:

  • Learning expeditions for decision makers

  • Internal and External Accelerators

  • Reverse Mentoring

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Innovation Academy

We condense our knowledge from +6 years of teaching innovation and help your organization to gain the knowledge, skillsets and tools to become an innovator:

  • Workshops on innovation strategy, lean startup, customer development, design thinking

  • Market Research Training

  • Innovation Design Sprints

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The journey for successful corporate innovation

Awareness

Recognizing the importance of innovating in China. Discovering different use cases and opportunities.

Innovation Programs:

  • Learning Expedition >

    Internationalleadership teams explore the Chinese innovation ecosystem – tailored for your areas ofinterest. Gain exposure to top experts, entrepreneurs and tech companies inselected areas of interest.

  • Ideation Workshop >

    A starting point to decide what innovation strategy works best for your team. Embark on a hands-on process in order to reach full internal alignment on priorities, strategic direction and your desired internal set-up.

Inspiration

Creating an innovation strategy, getting internal alignment, nurturing buy-ins and decision makers.

Innovation Programs:

  • Learning Expedition >

    Internationalleadership teams explore the Chinese innovation ecosystem – tailored for your areas ofinterest. Gain exposure to top experts, entrepreneurs and tech companies inselected areas of interest.

  • Ideation Workshop >

    A starting point to decide what innovation strategy works best for your team. Embark on a hands-on process in order to reach full internal alignment on priorities, strategic direction and your desired internal set-up.

  • Pitching Bootcamp >

    Clarify the presentation logic of your innovation ideas. Give sharp and effective pitches to potential clients, stakeholders and colleagues. Our goal is to help you improve communication efficiency and tell a compelling story like a 🦄!

Action

Creating an innovation strategy, getting internal alignment, nurturing buy-ins and decision makers.

Innovation Programs:

  • Innovation Hackathon >

    Intense 2-5 days bootcamp, combining workshops given by executive speakers, and exploration of the innovation ecosystem.

  • Accelerator >

    The comprehensive practice of open innovation. Within 3 months, we validate and roll-out innovation together – creating tangible business impact for your organization. It can happen completely within the corporate.

Growth

After testing and iteration, the goal is to expand innovation activities with increased visibility and success stories.

Innovation Programs:

  • Accelerator >

    The comprehensive practice of open innovation. Within 3 months, we validate and roll-out innovation together – creating tangible business impact for your organization. It can happen completely within the corporate.

We are the Innovation Partner of

 Phillips
AXA
Alibaba Group
AstraZeneca
Auchan
BMW
China Construction Bank
Clariant
Continental
Daikin
Dassault Systemes
Electrolux
Ericsson
Foxconn
Fujitsu
Gac-sofinco Auto Finance
Hitachi
Intel
Kering
Lalelier
Legrand
Loreal
Merck
Michelin
Mori
Murata
Osram
Pernod Ricard
Royal Canin
Sanofi
Sap
Scania
Sodexo
Swisscom
Unilever
Visa
X5 Retail Group

Let's talk about your innovation goals

Thank you for getting in touch!

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