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he AIT Austrian Institute of Technology and ASMET (The Austrian Society for Metallurgy and Materials) welcome you to the 26th International Association for Management of Technology Conference (IAMOT 2017) in Vienna, May 14-18, 2017. Thanks to a long and successful series IAMOT conferences have become the premier international event for management academics and practitioners worldwide. The target audience covers the whole strategy and technology community.
The Digital Innovation Forum (DIF) is a brand-new international industry-driven event that focusses on Digital Innovation in Europe and beyond. DIF 2017 will take place on 10 & 11 May 2017 in Amsterdam and welcomes the global software innovation community; large industry, SMEs, academics, start-ups, investors, representatives from funding agencies and public authorities.
This first edition of the Digital Innovation Forum will be dedicated to ‘Digital Transformation’.
On May 15, 2017, Aldo Ofenheimer presented in an interactive talk the Science2Society project to a broader stakeholder group at the 26th International Association for Management of Technology Conference (IAMOT 2017) in Vienna.
The conference attracts over 200 researchers, scholars and industry participants from all over the world and together with them we explored ideas about the subjects of: “Potentials and Pitfalls of Open Innovation and Open Science Projects between Industry, Science, and Society”.
The main findings of the fruitful discussion after the session are:
The summits that Innovation Enterprise puts on are among the most highly acclaimed in the world, with leading decision makers from across multiple industries in attendance as both speakers and delegates. You will connect with senior level executives from both major corporations and innovative small-to-medium size companies.
The main themes for this years discussion are:
The Green Tech Cluster is instrumental in the green innovation and consequent growth of 180 companies and research institutions. Situated in Styria, the green heart of Austria, it forms a hotspot for green technology with 20 global leaders within an hour’s drive away. Companies located here grow almost twice as fast as world market averages. The cluster provides support for R & D project development, assessment of technology trends and market opportunities and establishing global contacts. The cluster has repeatedly been ranked the world’s no. 1 Environmental Technology Cluster.
In order to identify and engage key stakeholders in the areas tackled by Science2Society, Bert Pluymers (coordinator) put the project on stage at the Spring Meeting of the European Automotive Research Partners’ Association (EARPA) in Brussels on March 15th, 2017. In front of more than 100 collaboration driven R&D practitioners from all over Europe he outlined the vision and mission of the project. He also highlighted different ways of becoming part of it.