ESTT at the R&D Management Conference 2019

At the 2019 R&D Management Conference in Paris, P. Belingheri hosted a track on Data Science for Innovation Challenges together with F. Chiarello from the University of Pisa. The information field has changed dramatically over the past years, affecting the economy, technology, culture and society. However, these changes have left an even stronger mark on…

Final Presentation of Course Business Project in SIMC Master

In June 2019, selected students from WU’s SIMC master program presented their final assignments to senior managers of OMV and Wien Energie. The students who were part of the course “Business Project” spent a semester working with our partner companies to adress the quesiton of how to organize for innovation in the transforming energy industry….

Paper in International Journal of Technology Management on Digitalising Products

P. Belingheri published a paper in International Journal of Technology Management on Digitalising products, specifically how to get towards an integrated view of challenges in development, design and user acceptance together with Paolo Neirotti from Politecnico di Torino. Abstract: Making products smarter and connected through digital technologies requires firms to combine a product-oriented logic with…

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,…

Master Thesis on Key Performance Indicators and Success Factors for Innovation in the Energy Industry

A thesis in WU’s SIMC master entitled “Key Performance Indicators and Success Factors for Innovation in the Energy Industry” has just finished. Even despite substantial research in the field, numerous differences across companies, industries and countries do not allow to identify the universal KPIs and success factors for innovation. Therefore, widespread and deep influence of…