Innovation Talk “Energy Communities – Trends and Best Practices”

The third Innovation Talk in 2021 was held by Roland Kuras (Managing Director PowerSolution Energieberatung GmbH and initiator of the “Grätzl-Energy Community” in Vienna). In his insightful talk, he pointed out that the successive replacement of fossil fuels by renewable energy systems is essential to achieve the climate targets. As of today, we are facing…

Workshop on Organizing Platforms

ESTT member G. Reischauer co-organized the workshop “Organizing Platforms: What Are the New Forms and Practices?”. The workshop discussed papers from colleagues around the globe on how to organize with and for platforms as well as how they are organized, and called for new papers in these important research fields.

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…

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…

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…