Service innovation definition
New or significantly improved service concepts and offerings as such, irrespective of whether they are introduced by service companies or manufacturing companies, as well as innovation in the service process, service infrastructure, customer processing, business models, commercialisation (sales, marketing, delivery), service productivity and hybrid forms of innovation serving several user groups in different ways simultaneously
Source: EuropeanCommission (2012) The Smart Guide to Service Innovation, p. 12
Subscribe to Social Innovation Academy updates
The European Commission support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.