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(4) CYP Roundtable: The relevancy of Intellectual Property (IP) in innovation processes

Managing of IP in a corporate context Impact of targeted Intellectual Property Management in vertical vs horizontal innovation processes Synergy potential between business model- and technology protection and freedom-to-operateRead more

(5) Innovation Success Café: Bringing Technology-driven innovation to the last mile

How do you measure success of innovation? Critical factors to successfully scale-up digital tech-driven innovation What role internal IT ecosystem plays in scale-up process? When to engage IT within innovation process? Can and should IT lead technology-driven innovation?Read more

(6) CYP Roundtable: Challenges and opportunities of a Customer-centric Digital Transformation

Identifying and leveraging industry trends Which technology-driven industries can be considered success factors of digital transformation Customer-centric innovation approach Digitalization roadmap and selected initiativesRead more

Case Study: Translucent Innovation – Safe Open Innovation for Free

Chances and challenges of Open Innovation Collaboration MNE-Technical Institute Sector Collaboration MNE-Startups – Safe and Free   Traditional request based open innovation has a number of known issues. Most importantly you will revile for your competitors what you are seeking when you publish your requests. Other issues are background noise from solution providers you areRead more

(5) CYP Roundtable: Innovation processes in high-potential sectors

Why do so many companies struggle with innovation? Which parameters and conditions must be addressed before innovation projects are possible? How should innovation processes be defined?Read more

Closing note: Shaping the Future; Participatory Technology Agenda Setting

The innovative process model for participatory technology development Insights into socially co-designed future scenarios and “narrative objects” Presentation and discussion of recent project results Hands-on session to develop ideas for digital empathyRead more

Case Study: The Digital Transformation; Innovation, Market & Human beings

Digital Transformation context Conservative markets : example based of the security one The unspoken and the human actors   The digital transformation is more than a trend, this is now reality. This case study will give you examples (and a first idea) how to manage it in conservative markets and then how to gain theRead more

Case Study: From a trend evaluation to a new business unit

Trend management @BENTELER Electric mobility and mobility pattern Business opportunity check with agile methods to a new business unitRead more

Case Study: Innovation in Johnson Matthey and the chemical industry: the past, the present, the future

JM’s “Innovation Factory” : relevant innovation concepts “Kinds” of innovation – what is innovation anyway and how do organisations do it? Cultural factors that influence dynamics and behavior- incentives, disincentives, barriers and enablersRead more

Case Study: The challenges of re-inventing a conventional technology

The innovation struggle shown through an example: Key innovations of the HELIOtube technology Vicious Circle in the valley of death: Partners, Customers, Investors Research grants and public funds: innovation opportunities for companies, or a waste of company time and resources?   HELIOtube targets to replace the Parabolic Trough Collectors (PTC) in the Concentrating Solar PowerRead more

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