How do women transform technologies? A Round Table Discussion

Dear all, Gender PROMINT, IPODI and the Chair of Innovation Economics invite you to the round table discussion on How do women transform technology? Women definitely contribute to the processes of knowledge creation, application and dissemination. Gender equity is n a key issue for the achievement of better results in science and technology, especially in what regards innovation. The aim of this round table is to discuss in epistemological terms and through case studies HOW gendered Read more

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Companies in Berlin progress to Open Innovation

The results of the Berlin Innovation Panel (BIP) 2017 were presented on April 9, 2018, during a press conference held by the chairman of Technologiestiftung Berlin, Nicolas Zimmer, and State Secretary Christian Rickerts. Once again, the data underscores Berlin’s exceptional development as an innovation location. Find the summary of the results here: https://www.inno.tu-berlin.de/menue/berlin_innovation_panel/bip_2017/ Read more

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Guest Lecture by Prof. Dr. Klaus Töpfer on 14 November at the TU Berlin

Guest Lecture within the course “Sustainable Innovation“ on Sustainable Development, Innovation and Societal Transformation by Prof. Dr. Klaus Töpfer Former Federal Minister of the Environment, Former Executive Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNEP) and Former Executive Director of the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) Date & Time: 14.11.2017, 12h – 14h Location: Main Building, TU Berlin, Room H0111 Organized by Dr. Rainer Quitzow Chair of 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). Cloud computing is a space where complex technologies often overlap. Therefore, it Read more

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Final Workshop Innovation in Emerging Economies

The aim of the workshop is to generate new and policy oriented empirical evidence and new conceptual understanding of technology upgrading and innovation in emerging economies. We intend to deepen the knowledge about BRICS economies as well as less researched emerging economies. 13 – 14 July 2017 Technical University Berlin Berlin, German Program and further information: http://www.inno.tu-berlin.de/menue/research/projects/final_workshop/ Read more

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EURAS Conference 2015

By organizing an annual conference, the European Academy of Standardization (EURAS) brings together experts in standardization from different disciplinary backgrounds. Representatives from industry, politics and science discuss current topics and present latest research work related to standards and standardization in order to improve co-operation in this field. This year’s EURAS conference was hosted by Dansk Standard at their beautiful seaside headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Read more

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