Science as a Pilgrimage

By | December 24th, 2013|Categories: General|

Recently I have heard that a medieval philosopher interpreted doing science as a pilgrimage. I really like this metaphor. For a good pilgrimage one needs accommodation along the way, one cherishes hospitality and most of all good companions to share both hardship and  pleasure. At the end of this interesting and inspiring year 2013 I would [...]

Best Paper Award

By | December 16th, 2013|Categories: Economics of Innovation, Management of Innovation, Open Innovation, Publication|

Recently we received the news that our paper "Open innovation practices and their effect on innovation performance" published by the International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management has received the Best Paper Award 2012 by the journal. To the best of our knowledge this paper is the first to develop a complete indicator framework for examining open [...]

Project Meeting at GP Design Partners in Vienna

By | December 2nd, 2013|Categories: Design, General, Management General|

Today I am attending a kick-off meeting for a project integrating design thinking and management in the innovation process of strat-up firms and SMEs. The project is financed by the Austrian AWS. The meeting is hosted by GP partners in Vienna - an innovative design firm with highly inspiring premises.