DIN studiFORUM: Smart Cities – Die Zukunft des urbanen Lebens

Das regelmäßiges und kostenfreies studiFORUM findet dieses Jahr statt am Mittwoch, 22. November von 17:00 bis 20:00 Uhr bei DIN Thema der Veranstaltung ist dieses Mal: Smart Cities – welche Möglichkeiten und Herausforderungen hält die intelligente Stadt der Zukunft für ihre Bewohner bereit? Es richtet sich an Student*innen und junge Absolvent*innen aller Fachrichtungen. Die Student*innen erhalten im studiFORUM Einblicke in innovative und wirtschaftsorientierte Themen, können ihre Read more

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We welcome Olia Kanevskaia to our team

My name is Olia Kanevskaia, a PhD Candidate at Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC) and Tilburg Law School, working on governance of standards development organizations in ICT and telecom sectors. More specifically, my research focuses on the institutional aspects of technological standardization, a multifaceted topic involving an interdisciplinary analysis of law, economics and political science. The ultimate aim of this project is to offer a law and economics perspective for assessing Read more

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Cloud Computing Patent Litigation on the Rise

A recent study reveals that US patent litigation on cloud technologies has been increasing by 700% over the past 4 years (figure 1). This drastic surge of litigation was mainly driven by so called PAEs “patent assertion entities”. PAEs purchase patents, e.g. from a bankrupt firm, and then sue other companies by claiming that one of their products or technologies infringes on the purchased patent (figure 2). [caption id="attachment_1094" align="alignnone" width="584"] Figure1: Number of Read more

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Registration for the Workshop of the German Standardization Panel on June 27

We are pleased to welcome the Director-General for Digital and Innovation Policy at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Mr. MinDirig Stefan Schnorr, at this year’s presentation of the results of the German Standardization Panel. Main theme of the Workshop is “The role of standards in the context of Industry 4.0”. The Workshop will take place on June 27, 2017 in the premises of DIN e.V.. The Agenda can be downloaded here. For binding registration for the Workshop, Read more

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TU intern – “Hier ist Berlin besonders innovativ”

Hochschulen und Forschungszentren haben direkten Einfluss auf die Kreativität von Unternehmen Die direkte räumliche Nähe zu wissenschaftlichen Einrichtungen beeinflusst die Innovationskraft eines Unternehmens. Zu diesem Ergebnis kommt eine Studie vom Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW), an der auch Prof. Dr. Knut Blind vom TU-Fachgebiet Innovationsökonomie beteiligt ist. Zum vollständigen Artikel Read more

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We welcome Janire Clavell to our team

Janire Clavell joined the TU Berlin’s Chair of Innovation Economics as a researcher on May the 8th, 2017. She is working on two different projects regarding the competitiveness of bio-based economy. She holds a Bachelor degree in Electronical Engineering and has completed two master degrees: one in Industrial Engineering and another one in Environmental Engineering. Her previous work experience includes more than two years as a project engineer in two different consultancies in Bilbao Read more

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We welcome Almona Tani to our team

Almona Tani joined the TU Berlin’s Chair of Innovation Economics as a visiting research scholar on March 16, 2017. She is a PhD student in Economic Geography at the Doctoral School of Economics at Sapienza University of Rome (Italy). Her PhD thesis focuses on sustainability transition theory and innovation policy. Accordingly, in 2015 she won a Marie Sklodowska-Curie – RISE fellowship for the research project MAPS-LED (Multidisciplinary Approach to Plan Smart Specialization Strategies for Read more

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We welcome Raquel Orcos Sánchez to our team

On February 24, 2017, Raquel Orcos Sánchez joined the TU Berlin’s Chair of Innovation Economics as a guest scholar. She holds a PhD in Economics and Strategic Management from the University of Zaragoza. Currently, she works at the Public University of Navarre as an assistant professor. Her research is focused on competitive dynamics and the diffusion of management standards. The first research line seeks to determine the consequences of competition on firms’ performance, paying special Read more

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