Innovation Talk “Disruptive Technologies and Business Model Innovation”

The fourth Innovation talk 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 have tried…

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…

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 companies have come to exert extraordinary influence over every dimension of our personal, professional, and political lives and how tthey entities differ from the powerful corporations…

Innovation Talk “Erneuerbare Energien in Österreich 2018”

Im März 2018 fand 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 befragt: Erneuerbare Wärmeversorgung, Photovoltaik, Gemeinschaftsanlagen, Elektromobilität,…

Innovation Talk “The Road Ahead – 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, Product Marketing Manager at Iveco Austria, Marc Lang, Senior Vice President…

Innovation Talk “Blockchain Solutions for the Energy Industry”

A panel discussion was held on the topic of Blockchain Solutions for the Energy Industry that was attended by more than 60 managers at OMV and Wien Energie. It was moderated by Prof. Werner H. Hoffmann and featured four panelists from Wien Energie, Grid Singularity, Riddle & Code as well as the newly founded WU…