Innovation Talk “Enablers and Barriers of Corporate-Start-up Collaborations”

The first Innovation Talk in 2020 was held by Dr. T. Kohler (University of Innsbruck, Founder of InnoDays, Co-Founder of InnoSchool). In his talk, Dr. Kohler shared insights on enablers and barriers of corporate-start-up collaborations, thereby presenting collaboration tools (e.g., corporate hackathon, start-up programs and accelerators) and illustrative examples from global start-up ecosystems. He concludes…

Workshop on Digital Strategizing

Together with scholars from LMU Munich and Warwick Business School, ESTT member G. Reischauer organized the workshop “Processes and Practices of Digital Strategizing: Perspectives and Avenues for Future Research” Digital technologies such as platforms, big data analytics, and algorithms are reshaping how firms strategize. They are altering the strategy-making processes by rendering them less exclusive…

Workshop on Organizing Innovation and Entrepreneurship

ESTT member G. Reischauer co-organized the workshop “Organizing Innovation and Entrepreneurship in and for a Sustainable Society”. The workshop discussed papers from colleauges around the globe on new forms and practices of organizing and their consequences for facilitating innovation and entrepreneurship and ultimately in building a more sustainable society.

Innovation Talk “Disruptive Technologies and Business Model Innovation”

The fourth Innovation Talk in 2019 was held by Prof. J. Pinkse (Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester). In his talk, Prof. Pinkse shared insights on the changing business model landscape of the energy industry. He showed how new business models have emerged, often finding their source in start-ups, and how large firms…

Innovation Talk “Renewable Energy Community Concepts”

The third Innovation Talk in 2019 was held by an expert in energy market design and grid/market integration of renewable energy technologies, H. Auer from the Technical University of Vienna (TU Wien). The talk focused on the competitiveness of different renewable energy community concepts in a smart energy future. After an introduction to the emerging…

Workshop on Rethinking Strategy Research in the Digital Age

ESTT member G. Reischauer co-organized the workshop “Rethinking Strategy Research in the Digital Age”. As firms are increasingly operating in the digital realm, strategy research faces to challenge to measure and analyze this new operations. This workshop assembled leading scholars to discuss this challenge. It consisted of two parts. Part 1 aimed to make participants…

Innovation Talk “The Business of Platforms”

The second Innovation Talk in 2019 provided an hands-on overview by the renowned scholar A. Gawer on the business of platforms. The talk illustrated how a small number of platform companies have come to exert extraordinary influence over every dimension of our personal, professional, and political lives. Moreover, it was dicussed how platform organizations differ…

Innovation Talk “Erneuerbare Energien in Österreich 2018”

Im März 2019 fand der erste Innovation Talk des ESTT, die Ergebnispräsentation der Studie „Erneuerbare Energien in Österreich 2018” statt. Der jährliche Stimmungsbarometer österreichischer Haushalte zu erneuerbaren Energien ist ein Kooperationsprojekt zwischen Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Deloitte Österreich und Wien Energie. Bei der vierten Ausgabe der Studienreihe wurde die österreichische Bevölkerung erneut zu aktuellen Energiethemen…

Innovation Talk “The Road Ahead – The Future of Mobility”

The third Innovation Talk in 2018 centered the future of mobility. Mobility is a highly debated topic in theory and practice, as trends such as sharing economy business models, vehicle automation and electric mobility intersect to paint diverse scenarios about the future. The four high-level panelists were Martin Essl, Head of Uber Austria, Vinzenz Karall,…

Innovation Talk “Blockchain Solutions for the Energy Industry”

The second Innovation Talk in 2018 put the blockchain technology center stage. A panel discussion was held on the topic of Blockchain Solutions for the Energy Industry that was attended by more than 60 managers ESTT partners. It was moderated by Prof. Werner H. Hoffmann and featured four panelists from Wien Energie, Grid Singularity, Riddle…