What is WOi?
WALMA Open Innovation is the innovation department of WALMA Dynamic Group, 100% focussed on finding new innovative solutions and disruptive businesses that add value to the Group and its Corporate Partners.
On top of the capabilities of the company’s internal R+D department, where they develop new products, software and solutions to order from our clients, WOi and its open innovation methodology supports the search for external talent to keep up to date and with a finger on the pulse of the latest trends of WDG’s sectors of interest.
SECTORS OF INTEREST
- Electrified personal mobility vehicles
- Artificial Intelligence
- Renewable energies
- 2nd Life, batteries
As well as management of the Innovation Department of the Group, WOi leads the following disruptive areas
WO!: WALMA Dynamic Group’s entrepreneurship and innovation programme. It aims to reach a hundred start-ups in fast early stage or growth stage with products and services already launched in the sectors of interest of WDG and its corporate partners
HYBRID SPACE: A hybrid space where both in-person and digital streaming events are held at WALMA. A multidisciplinary building with more than 1000m2 of space, fully customisable, and offering a comprehensive production service for events
MIND THE TALENT GAP: WDG’s division that leads the management and training of future talent, aligning it with the real needs of today’s technology companies and with the firm intention of reducing the academic gap between industry and academia.
With the DNA of the WALMA Dynamic Group and its constant search for new, innovative solutions, WOi has the mission not only to lead the R+D department and different disruptive areas described above, but to manages its new spin-off too
BEWATT: A division specialised in projects to do with e-mobility, with a principal focus point on developing new technologies for electric sports.
WCS: A division dedicated to the development of Artificial Intelligence software and the distribution of disruptive Cloud solutions in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.