The ambition of NanoHouse to offer insights, esthablish acceptance and assist in the implementation of nanotechnology, in order to support the development of a knowledge-intensive economy, which spurs business and employment. NanoHouse is therefor a catalyst and knowledge broker between universities, R & D companies, government programs and SMEs.
Cooperation between universities and companies using open innovation, where knowledge about opportunities and risks is shared is crucial.
However, open innovation in nanotechnology is not obvious. In identifying nanotechnology opportunities, identify risks and bringing together the right parties that may well in every way and want to work together. There is a need for an independent and expert party that implements knowledge sharing by inspiring, encouraging, facilitating and organizing the open innovation process.