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  • Professur Innovationsmanagement und Entrepreneurship

Welcome to the website of the Chair of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (IME)


Application for final thesis

The application period for a final thesis at IME chair starts now. Application is possible until 31.10.2019. Please use the online form for registration.

IME Chair at the G-Forum in Vienna

Fabian Gerhardt recently presented his research on "Location Factors in Rural Areas Close to Cities" at this year's G-Forum, the largest entrepreneurship conference in the DACH region.

Course information for the winter term 19/20

Information on the current courses offered by the IME Chair for the winter term 19/20 are now available online.

3 Years _Gemeinsam digital: Competence Centre Berlin 4.0 at a glance!

Facts and figures about the achievements of _Gemeinsam digital: 93% recommendation and 91% satisfaction rate show how well SMEs perceive the work of the Berlin Competence Center 4.0.

_Gemeinsam digital launches online self-analysis tool

The IME team offers small and medium-sized companies the opportunity to analyze their state of digitalization, gives tailored recommendations, and proposes further steps.

High-Tech Forum presents paper on "Ways to the 3.5 percent target"

In its current paper, the High-Tech Forum presents various measures aimed at stimulating investments in research and development and contributing to the achievement of Germany's 3.5 percent target.

Appointment of Professor Hölzle as Spokeswoman of PoGS

Professor Katharina Hölzle was appointed spokeswoman of the Potsdam Graduate School of the University of Potsdam. PoGS promotes, connects, and advises junior and advanced researchers.

Professor Hölzle appointed as Vice Chairwoman of EFI Commission

Professor Hölzle has assumed the position of Vice Chairwoman of the newly composed Federal Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation (EFI). See the BMBF press release for further information.

Photo: David Ausserhofer

Presentation of the EFI Report 2019

The Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation (EFI) presented its Annual Report for 2019 to German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel. This year's main topics include the role of start-ups in the innovation system, innovations for energy transition, blockchain, and the digitalization of tertiary education institutions. The annual report (English language) is available for download at www.e-fi.de.

Photo: David Ausserhofer
Photo: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Appointment of Professor Hölzle to the High-Tech Forum of the Federal Government

Professor Katharina Hölzle has been appointed by the Federal Minister of Education and Research, Ms. Anja Karliczek, to the newly constituted High-Tech Forum. The 20 experts of the High-Tech Forum advise the Federal Government of Germany regarding the implementation and further development of the High-Tech Strategy 2025 and are co-chaired by Christian Luft (State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research) and Professor Reimund Neugebauer (President of the Fraunhofer Society). Further information on the High-Tech Forum and Germany's High-Tech Strategy 2025 can be found in the following press release (German language).

Photo: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

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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. "