Final Presentation of Course Business Project in SIMC Master

In June 2021, selected students from WU’s SIMC master program presented findings to partner executives as part of the business project course on Corporate Entrepreneurship. This semester’s business project focused on how firms in energy industries can boost innovation through different intrapreneurship formats. Equipped with several state-of-the-art project management, firm analysis, and industry analysis tools,…

ESTT at the NEFI Conference 2021

ESTT member G. Reischauer contributed to the NEFI (New Energy for Industry) Conference with a presentation on the management of ecosystems in energy.

ESTT at the EGU 2021

ESTT member N. Hampl contributed to the EGU General Assembly 2021 that was held online with the paper “Photovoltaics in Austria – open space and rooftop potential analysis on a high spatial resolution”. The abstract is as follows: Austria aims to meet 100% of its electricity demand from domestic renewable sources by 2030 which means,…

Innovation Talk “Innovation Management in times of Covid-19”

The first Innovation Talk in 2021 was held by Catharina van Delden (Co-founder and CEO of innosabi GmbH). In her insightful talk, van Delden emphasized on current challenges of innovation management due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Resulting from the current Covid-19 situation, many companies are confronted with the loss of informal exchange or a…

Master Thesis on Open Innovation with Start-Ups in the Energy Industry

The master thesis “Open Innovation with Start-Ups in the Energy Industry: Value Capture Strategies and Start-Up Needs” examines the role of value capture strategies and the related needs of start-ups in the context of Open Innovation for the energy industry. Here is the abstract: Since the rise of the Open Innovation (OI) paradigm collaborations with…

Paper in Industry and Innovation on Aligning the Design of Intermediary Organisations With the Ecosystem

ESTT member G. Reischauer published a paper on aligning the design of intermediary organisations with the ecosystem together with two colleagues in the Industry and Innovation journal. Here is the abstract: Intermediary organisations such as technology transfer organisations (TTOs) are an important mechanism of open ecosystem governance, as they support how ecosystem participants search for…

Master Thesis on Demand Response

The master thesis “New Opportunities for Residential Demand Response in Austria” was just finished: The progressing transition towards a low-carbon society in order to tackle the climate crisis is going to challenge the existing electricity ecosystems heavily. Several solutions are conceivable to ensure a reliable and affordable electricity supply in the upcoming decades. Demand response…

Innovation Talk “Artificial Intelligence in the Energy Industry”

The second Innovation Talk in 2020 was held by Dr. Jens Weinmann (European School of Management and Technology Berlin, Program Director and Researcher). In his insightful talk, Dr. Weinmann emphasized on various applications of the most common machine learning techniques in the energy industry. Illustrative use case examples highlighted companies from different industries which already…