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GAME ON: _Gemeinsam digital hosts Gaming Night

On November 7th 2018, _Gemeinsam digital hosts a creative night about Gamification and Serious Games. Practical examples will show how this topic can be applied by SMEs.

Apply now for Startup Accelerator Programm SpinLab

Until 27th November 2018 Startups can apply at SpinLab to participate in a six-month Accelerator Program. The focus will be on Energy, Smart City and eHealth.

Work 4.0 - An exchange with IG Metall, Plattform Industrie 4.0, and other competence centers

Last week, Fabian Gerhardt und Oliver Kullik discussed for the 'Mittelstand 4.0 Kompetenzzentrum' how the German Mittelstand can be supported regarding challenges of the future of work.

Presentation by Professor Hölzle on the Design Thinking Mindset

Full house at the DesignLab of the University of Twente where Professor Katharina Hölzle talked about "The Design Thinking Mindset - An Individual and Organizational Perspective."

Bosch Software Innovations has launched the incubation program Startup Harbour

Prof. Dr. Hölzle will be mentoring and advising Startups at Boschs new program „Startup Harbour“. The Program aims to support founders with an initial business concept.

Forum on the topic 'Environment and Innovation'

At the invitation of the Ministry of the Environment Baden-Württemberg, Professor Hölzle will discuss the topic 'Environment and Innovation' with State Minister Franz Untersteller on October 16th.

Identifying and Overcoming Organizational Innovation Constraints

The new PDMA handbook 'Leveraging Constraints for Innovation' is now available online (see weblink) with a chapter on innovation barriers by Professor Hölzle, Dr. Reimer, and Professor Gemünden.

Source: Andreas Klaer

Appointment of Professor Katharina Hölzle to the Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation

On July 1, 2018, the Federal Minister of Education and Research, Anja Karliczek, has appointed Professor Katharina Hölzle as a new member of the Expert Commission on Research and Innovation (EFI) for the next four years.

EFI provides the Federal Government with scientific policy advice on research, innovation, and Germany's technological performance. According to its statutes, the EFI is composed of up to six scientific experts with specialized knowledge, experience, and international recognition in innovation research. Since 2008, EFI has been submitting an annual report to the Federal Government and Parliament with analyses and recommendations regarding the German research and innovation system.

The current annual report of EFI and the press release on the appointment of Professor Hölzle are available at https://www.e-fi.de/presse/.

Source: Andreas Klaer

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Antony Jay,

"The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions. "

Antony Jay,

"The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions. "