Membership is open to firms and organizations of all sizes. This includes insurers, reinsurers, intermediaries and a whole host of organizations from other non-insurance ecosystems.
InsurTech startups join as members on application. Annual membership fees are waived. To qualify, InsurTech startups should have less than GBP5m in annual turnover, raising investment rounds, authorized/ regulated by national regulatory bodies or their activities are solely targeted at insurance operators.
Up to 5 employees can be active participants in all projects and discussions
+ Participate in research projects and publications
+ Participate in co-development of Open Insurance standards
+ Participate in cross industry initiatives
+ Drive specification development and requirements
+ Join the Slack workspace with access to a host of the available channels. Community members can provide input on discussions and generate own topics
Members have the opportunity to get closer to the entrepreneurial ecosystem and to also co-develop leading edge frameworks within an open innovation setting.
For further information, please complete the online form.
Membership is open to researchers, individuals with professional experience, or exceptional background to develop their ideas by initiating own projects, participate in or lead OPIN's increasing number of projects.
Areas OPIN is interested in developing are wide open. They include legal and regulatory assessments and thought leadership, open data for social good (i.e. financial inclusion), API design and innovation ....
As an open innovation environment, we encourage learning by doing and we're happy to experiment with new approaches and tools.
Further details are available here.
Innovation needs collaboration
OPIN has built a strong community where insurance experts and thought leaders from related industries, including banking, mobility and cyber security, can collaborate to produce adoptable standards and open source tools.
These collaborations are often based on industry trends that require collaborative development of solutions for increased functionality.
New Reports Accessible by Members
The idea is simple, instead of locking an insurer into a monolithic core insurance stack with hard-coded integrations, composable insurance optimizes for speed, agility and freedom.
A research paper exploring this emerging trend.
Insurance operators need to examine the resilience of the traditional customer interface. With Apple’s adoption of the Digital Key, it now exercises control over the customer interface-in and out of the car.
OPIN examines the approach Apple has taken in leveraging its hardware and software in capturing additional value.
Using an extensive maturity analysis tool, Robosque has synthesized the strides insurance businesses across the globe have taken to develop viable platform ecosystems.
Based on this synthesis, the report scores 10 platforms demonstrating how they measure up to help integration partners and platform extension developers make informed choices.
Product innovation, business models, API inventories, developer portals, and much more.
This report analyzes how insurance carriers and InsurTech startups deploy insurance APIs (Quoting, Policy Processing and Claims Management) in building partnerships with e-commerce platforms and marketplaces.