Call for Papers: R&D Management Conference 2015

We would like to announce the R&D Management Conference 2015 which will take place from June 23rd to 26th hosted by the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna. Leading representatives from industry and academia in the field of R&D Management from all over the world will meet at pisa, italy. The conference topic, that is „(Fast?) Connecting R&D“, will take a broad perspective on technology and innovation management. You can find an overview of the conference tracks here:

Moreover, we would like to call your attention to the track on business model innovation and to invite you to contribute a submission for the conference. The track will take a multiperspective look on new ways to develop and analyze business model innovation:

  • How can companies identify disruptive business models?
  • What determines successful pioneer and follower strategies with business model innovations?
  • How can companies use patterns as tool to develop and implement new business models? Which patterns have proven to be more successful than others?
  • How can a transformation of the existing business model be organized to lead companies to success?

For more information, please find attached a summary of the business model innovation track at the R&D Management Conference 2015.

We would be delighted to receive a submission of you and we would be grateful if you could forward the invitation to anybody who might be concerned.

Feel free to contact us if you require any further information!

By | 2018-06-14T06:32:55+00:00 Oktober 27th, 2014|Allgemein|

About the Author:

Frank T. Piller is a Co-Director of the MIT Smart Customization Group at the MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, and a chair professor of management at the Technology & Innovation Management Group of RWTH Aachen University, Germany, one of Europe’s leading institutes of technology. Before entering his recent position in Aachen, he worked at the MIT Sloan School of Management (2004-2007) and has been an associate professor of management at TUM Business School, Technische Universitaet Muenchen. Frequently quoted in The New York Times, The Economist, and Business Week, amongst others, Frank is regarded as one of the leading experts on strategies for customer-centric value creation, like mass customization, personalization, and innovation co-creation. His recent analysis of the crowdsourcing business model “Threadless” (co-authored with Susumu Ogawa), an innovative crowdsourcing business model in the fashion industry, has been elected as one of the Top-20 articles in MIT Sloan Management Review.