Seema Singh in Mint carried this article `INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS - Firms, students turn to tech contests for talent, recognition'. Three competitions are referred in this article:
The GE Edison Challenge
Schneider Electric Innovation Challenge 2008
Cisco's Global Talent Acceleration Program
Nasscom blog carried an invitation for collaboration for a game changing software.
Encouraged by this trend, TePP is working to create `TePP Open Innovation Network' to make capabilities of independent innovators / start-ups accessible to other firms.