Through its Innovation Research Program, the computer giant holds annual competitions to select academic projects related to its top priorities. Professors work with HP scientists.
PROCTER & GAMBLE
The company solicits solutions to science or product development challenges. It also accepts unsolicited ideas covering everything from packaging to research methods.
Lilly has formed several co-development deals with Indian companies, including one with conglomerate Jubilant to speed up the process of determining whether newly discovered molecules can be turned into drugs.