Innovation Talk “Bewertung von Digitalisierungs-Initiativen”

This Innovation Talk with the title “Bewertung von Digitalisierungs-Initiativen bei Vattenfall Wärme” was held by Jan Timmermann (Head of Strategy & Business Development) and Dr. Victor Vican (Digital Transformation Consultant) from Vattenfall Wärme. Innovations in the energy industry are not only technical in nature. A core component to ensure future viability for energy suppliers is…

Innovation Talk “Radical Corporate Innovation in Energy”

This Innovation Talk with the title “Radical Corporate Innovation in Energy: Success Factors and Best Practices” was held by Dr. Ernesto Ciorra, Chief Innovability Officer (Head of the Enel Group’s Innovability® Function) at Enel. Enel has combined innovation and sustainability in a model called “Innovability”®. Thereby, it follows an “open” approach that leverages an ecosystem…

Innovation Talk “CVC als Innovationsmotor”

This Innovation Talk with the title “CVC als Innovationsmotor” was held by Oliver Holle, Managing Director at Speedinvest, a venture capital fund with more than €600m to invest in pre-Seed, Seed, and early-stage tech startups across Europe.  This talk was held as a panel discussion between Oliver Holle, Dr. Franz Zöchbauer (Director Corporate Innovation &…

Innovation Talk “Ansätze und Trends der dekarbonisierten Wärme”

This Innovation Talk with the title “Ansätze und Trends der dekarbonisierten Wärme” was held by John Werner, Head of Corporate Development & Strategy at Zukunft Gas, an association of 135 leading companies from the gas industry in Germany. This community of all stages of the value chain in the industry is actively committed to shaping…

Workshop on Platforms and Ecosystems

ESTT member G. Reischauer co-organized the workshop “Creating and Capturing Value with Platforms and Ecosystems: The Road Ahead”. The workshop discussed papers from colleagues around the globe on how to create and capture value with platforms and ecosystems as well as how the field will likely develop in the future, and called for new papers…

Workshop on Strategizing for Sustainability

ESTT member G. Reischauer co-organized the workshop “Strategizing for Sustainability”. The workshop discussed papers from colleagues around the globe on how to effectively integrate the concepts of sustainability into different strategizing activities of organizations, and called for new papers in these important research fields.

Innovation Talk “Sustainable Business Model Design”

This Innovation Talk with the title “Sustainable Business Model Design – Using Patterns to Create Sustainable Value” was held by Florian Lüdeke-Freund, Professor of Corporate Sustainability at the ESCP Europe School of Business Berlin. His expertise and research focus are in the area of innovative business models in the context of environmental and social sustainability….

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…