Impressive lineup of insurers, reinsurers, and collaborators join newly launched Insurance Innovation Lab to design and co-create.
(Toronto, ON) February 15, 2017 —Cookhouse Lab, the only insurance focused open innovation lab opened its doors on February 1. Today, Cookhouse Lab is pleased to announce the official client roster of companies joining as members and collaborators beginning February 2017.
The list of impressive client participants who have committed to a membership at Cookhouse Lab includes Foresters Financial, IRB Brazil RE, Hannover Re (Ireland) DAC Canadian Life Branch, and Munich Re Canada. These companies are among the first to access Cookhouse Lab’s 3,500 square foot facility in Toronto and openly collaborate on the lab’s first insurance innovation project.
Sven Roehl, Co-Founder, Cookhouse Lab and Executive Vice President, msg global Canada states,
“We are absolutely thrilled that major players of the insurance and reinsurance community, not only Toronto based, but globally as well are traveling to Cookhouse Lab to work on the first of many innovation projects to come.” Sven adds, “We are anticipating that a number of remarkable prototypes will be created from this first group of insurance experts utilizing our proven innovation methodology.”
Earlier this month, Cookhouse Lab also announced a new collaboration with KPMG in Canada to help energize the Canadian insurance innovation landscape. This collaboration will connect industry leaders and lab members, aiming to provide them with the opportunity to develop solutions for emerging trends in the insurance sector.
In addition, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) have also teamed up with Cookhouse Lab, offering members and project teams legal and advisory expertise.
“We truly value collaborations and partnerships. For us, it is about finding organizations that are aligned with our objectives and the interests of our members. KPMG, Blakes, and our existing partner, Highline BETA, will not only help provide our members with added value as it relates to InsurTech and insurance innovations, but will strive to strengthen our collective network,”
states Chris Murumets, Co-Founder, Cookhouse Lab and LOGiQ3 Group.
Cookhouse Lab will be releasing the second innovation project in the next several weeks. Insurance organizations and professionals interested in collaborating & co-creating, or becoming a member or partner organization should contact [email protected].
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