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 from ESTT partners. It was moderated by  W. H. Hoffmann and featured four panelists from Wien Energie, Grid Singularity, Riddle…

Workshop on Advanced Demand Modeling for Electromobility

ESTT member N. Hampl held a workshop on “Advanced Demand Modeling for Electromobility” together with colleagues from WU’s Department of Socioeconomics and the Department of Landscape, Spatial and Infrastructure Sciences of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna. Below is the abstract: The electrification of the transport system is a key factor forreducing…

Innovation Talk “Opportunities in Energy Tech”

When partnering with young tech firms the question of financial return is an over stressed one. The real question comes much earlier: do you work with the right startup and team?” This was the core topic of the Innovation Talk featuring  i5invest’s Herwig Springer and Henry James Morley on opportunities in energy tech and how…