UFO/News - Timeline/Content/2018

Michael Rachinger - 24th TECHNOÖKONOMIE KOLLOQUIUM

On 26th of November Michael Rachinger presented his dissertation topic “Disruptive Technologies and Business Model innovation in the context of Business Ecosystems”.

Mario Fallast highlighted in his concept presentation and the following discussion the importance of every single university member´s contact with students: how we talk about entrepreneurship and how we communicate with potential entrepreneurs does matter. „Perceived Entrepreneurship Education at Universities of Technology - A customer-centric View and its Implications” is the working title of his dissertation

Michael Rachinger - TU Austria Innovation-Marathon

In the course of this years' „European Forum Alpbach“ our colleague Michael Rachinger participated in the TU Austria Innovation-Marathon.

The event offered an excellent opportunity to work in an interdisciplinary and multicultural team on novel solutions for partnering companies.

In the photo, Michael Rachinger outlines his team's project, amongst others, to Prof. Wilfried Eichlseder, President of TU Austria, and Norbert Hofer, Austrian minister of Transport, Innovation, and Technology.

Elisabeth Poandl - Präsentation auf der Universität Hohenheim

Gründung und Nachfolge, Mittelstand, Innovationen und Familienunternehmen vor dem Hintergrund der digitalen Transformation war das zentrale Thema der 22. Interdisziplinären Jahreskonferenz zu Entrepreneurship, Innovation und Mittelstand (G-Forum). Organisiert wurde die Jahreskonferenz vom FGF, der Universität Hohenheim und der Hochschule der Medien in Stuttgart.

https://www.fgf-ev.de/g-forum-2018-stuttgart/

Unsere Kollegin Elisabeth Poandl präsentierte einen Abstract zum Thema "Digitalisierung in Academic Startups – Trends bei Gründungsprojekten der Gründungsgarage Graz".

Route 63 verbindet Uni Graz und TU Graz: Gemeinsames Studienangebot verlinkt Wirtschaft und Informatik

Universität Graz und TU Graz wollen ihre Studierenden fit für die Berufswelt machen. Sie öffnen dazu in den Bereichen Wirtschaft, Soziologie, Psychologie und Informatik wechselweise ihr Studienangebot.

Zwei Universitäten, ein Weg auf der „Route 63": Stefan Vorbach, Roderick Bloem, Rektor Harald Kainz von der TU Graz mit Rektorin Christa Neuper, Thomas Foscht und Heinz Königsmaier von der Uni Graz (v. l.)

Studierende der Uni Graz können sich Know-how in Informatik aneignen, erwerben die Fähigkeit zur Programmierung einfacher Web-Anwendungen und Apps sowie ein Verständnis der Methoden und Möglichkeiten von Data Science.
TU Graz-Studierenden wiederum stehen Lehrveranstaltungen in Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Soziologie und Psychologie offen und sie erhalten so das Rüstzeug, um Unternehmen zu gründen oder Software zu vermarkten.

Mit dieser neuen Kooperation „Route 63“ – Namensgeber ist die beide Universitäten verbindende Buslinie – bauen Universität Graz und Technische Universität Graz ihre erfolgreiche Zusammenarbeit weiter aus. Das Wahlfachangebot startet im Sommersemester 2019.

Zum Auftakt: Falschmeldungen im Fokus

Ein Experte, der die Wissenschaftszweige Data Science und Psychologie auf profunde Weise miteinander verbindet, ist Walter Quattrociocchi von der Universität Venedig. Der internationale Experte für das Thema Fake News ist Impulsreferent bei der Veranstaltung zum Auftakt der Kooperation „Route 63“: am 25. Oktober 2018 um 14 Uhr an der Universität Graz, RESOWI-Zentrum, Sitzungszimmer A2.

iCL 2018

From the 25th - 28th of September, Prof. Stefan Vorbach and Martin Glinik were at the International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (iCL 2018) in Kos, Greece.

Prof. Vorbach had a lecture about the entrepreneurial student´s journey through engineering education and a second one about MOOCs in entrepreneurship education. 

Martin Glinik presented his five-year-experience of Gruendungsgarage at TU Graz.

Submission to the Social Impact Award 2018

Are you a member of a social project, a social enterprise or do you have a good idea? Then submit to the Social Impact Award 2018 and get the chance to be selected as one of the ten finalists and become a part of the SIA incubation over the summer. 

Submission deadline is the 30thof April at 6:00 pm.#SIA2018

More information and submission at: http://socialimpactaward.at/einreichen/

General Management, Case Studies

During  the final session of the lecture “General Management, Case Studies” consultants from 3DSE gave insights into their daily work by letting students solve a practice case.

The Energy Boost for your Idea

We are looking for your ideas for IoT-based, scalable business models! The Next-Incubator is the "Open Innovation Lab" of Energie Steiermark, one of the largest service companies in Austria.

More information...

Gastvortrag - Dr. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Suter

Wir durften, am 19.März 2018 Dr. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Suter zu einen Gastvortrag in der LV Prozessmanagement begrüßen. Dr. Suter lehrte in einer spannenden Lehrveranstaltung vor allem die Wertschöpfungsmaschine. Außerdem wurden praktische Ansätze gezeigt, wie sich eine Geschäftsstrategie tatsächlich umsetzen lässt.

Die Studentinnen und Studenten erhielten in der Vorlesung außerdem einen Leitfaden, wie sie die Strukturen und Prozesse aus der Strategie ableiten und optimieren können.

 Zur Person: Andreas Suter hat als Unternehmensleiter wie als Unternehmensberater zahlreiche Neuausrichtungen von Unternehmen vorangetrieben. Als Professor für Unternehmensführung und Organisation an der Technischen Universität in Graz hat er gemeinsam mit seinen Mitarbeitern den Ansatz und die Prinzipien der "Wertschöpfungsmaschine" entwickelt. Heute ist Andreas Suter Partner des international tätigen Managementdienstleisters GroNova.

Practical Semester - Kelag

Two open practical semester at KELAG:

48th St. Gallen Symposium

Our debates matter.

We live in times where healthy debates driven by tomorrow's generation are needed more than ever. 600 Leaders of Today will join 200 Leaders of Tomorrow at the 48th St. Gallen Symposium from 2–4 May 2018 to debate «Beyond the end of work» in St. Gallen, Switzerland 

What we do

We organise the St. Gallen Symposium and create relevant debates between Leaders of Today and Leaders of Tomorrow.

Who we are

We are 35 students from the University of St. Gallen, working on an honorary basis and supported by over 350 partners.

Short Description

 

The St. Gallen Symposium is a global gathering of Leaders of Today and Leaders of Tomorrow that takes place annually in May at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. It is organised by the International Students’ Committee (ISC), a team of students from the university. Our goal is to provide a setting for relevant debates between Leaders of Today and Tomorrow on topics of management, politics and civil society.

To this end, our student team builds and maintains lasting relationships with hundreds of leaders from around the globe. We do our best to choose the right people for the right topics, and bring them together in an environment that encourages debates, friction and a healthy exchange amongst our participants.

More information can be found in this link.

Publication

Stefan Vorbach, Romana Rauter, Christiana Müller and Rupert Baumgartner published a contribution "Technologie als Enabler für nachhaltige Geschäftsmodelle". The article is part of the volume "Transformationen. Neue Wege zu industrieller Nachhaltigkeit" (Rainer Hamp Verlag).

Open Position - Magna

Course Information Management

30 students participate our course Information Management. Together with Dr. Josef Kolbitsch, Head of Computing Center at University of Mannheim, Harald Wipfler presents the foundations of information management and IT-business alignment, IT service management, digitalization as well as IT sourcing and cloud computing. In addition, Mr. Manfred Etlinger (Microsoft Austria) and Mr. Ulfried Paier (Raiffeisen Rechenzentrum) give practical insights in digitalization projects and the realization and organization of a state-of-the-art computing and data centre. 

WORKSHOP - BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION

The focus of our event is to show that this can help you gain new insights, drive changes in your business formula and boost your business.

Here you can see the agenda.

Gründungsgarage Vol. IX - Final presentation

Team Homefarmer wins the first place at the Gründungsgarage Volume 9.

The two charismatic students want to bring back the sustainability of meat consumption and set a sign against mass animal husbandry.

Leaders of Tomorrow

Discuss your ideas with the global elite, create an impact and enjoy an all-expenses-paid trip to Switzerland. Apply until 1 February 2018 and seize the opportunity to qualify as one of 200 “Leaders of Tomorrow” for the 48th St. Gallen Symposium (www.symposium.org) by competing for the 30th St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award. A special jubilee symposium awaits you with a prize money of CHF 30,000 and various festivities. Here some more highlights if you make it to St. Gallen:
 

  • Meet 600 top managers, entrepreneurs, politicians and scientists from around the world

  • Share your ideas with the symposium’s global audience

  • Small and intimate gatherings with world leaders, exclusively for the Leaders of Tomorrow

  • Meet 200 of the world’s brightest young minds and become member of a global community



The 48th St. Gallen Symposium will be held from 2–4 May 2018 at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and is devoted to the theme “Beyond the end of work”. The St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award is the world’s foremost student essay competition giving you the extraordinary opportunity to share your voice and opinion with some of the world’s most influential luminaries.

Check our competition trailer, have a look at competition question and requirements at www.symp.sg/competition, register now to receive the latest news and tips, and hand in your essay no later than 1 February 2018. To get more insights check out www.youtube.com/user/StGallenSymposium and follow us on our Social Media channels.

We look forward to hopefully welcoming you to our forum in Switzerland in May 2018!

Business Makeover - Innovate your Business Model Vienna

Invitation to rethink your business in Vienna - 18.01.2018 

Here you can see the agenda.