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Workshops - 7th July, 1300-1400

Enhancing Cross-Boundary Decision Making with Visual Collaboration

Tay Room -  Suzanne Trew & Carol Smith

Experience Visual Collaboration techniques while helping to resolve a key area of friction for teams who work across boundaries (internal or external).  Decision making is critical to ensuring that good innovation moves forward to market effectively, but it is often overlooked and causes projects to stall or fail, especially in teams which span cultural, functional or organisational boundaries.  In this workshop, we introduce you to Visual Collaboration, and use it to establish the key principles of good decision making that you can apply to any project or team

Enhancing Cross-Boundary Decision Making with Visual Collaboration
Does the Perfect Patent Exist?
Does the Perfect Patent Exist?

Spey Room - Delivered by Richard Gibbs

As a patent attorney, one of the most difficult questions I have been asked is… “Is such a thing as a perfect patent and, if so, what does it look like and how does my business get one?” During this seminar I will explain how a patent’s value is often hidden and that no two patents are ever the same. The talk will set out a number of important rules to help every business develop an IP portfolio that not only provides the required level of protection but which also adds value. 

Panel Symposium: The Role of Social Media in Innovation Management

Tweed Room - Delivered by Dr Julia Brennecke and Dr Dhruba Borah

This panel symposium aims to advance our understanding of how organizations can use social media in innovation management through a moderated, interactive discussion. International experts in social media and innovation will particularly discuss emerging and future trends, opportunities and challenges for using social media in innovation management from a practical, conceptual and methodological perspective. Confirmed panellists are Professor Frank Piller (RWTH Aachen, Germany), Professor Dominik Mahr (Maastricht University, Netherlands), Professor Johann Füller (University of Innsbruck and Hyve AG, Austria) and Mr. Sandro Kaulartz (Ipsos Group S.A., France).

Panel Symposium: The Role of Social Media in Innovation Management
Why Service Design can Improve the Real Impact Factor of the Research
Why Service Design can Improve the Real Impact Factor of the Research

Clyde Room - Delivered by Valentina Cillo & Valeria Caggiano

Over the last decades many efforts have tried to reduce the distance between science and society seeking to bring issues related to research and innovation into the open, to anticipate their consequences, and to involve society. Until now, bibliometrics has proposed indicators and methods for measuring research performance that are largely inappropriate to effectively tackle economic, social and environmental challenges. With a sector increasingly full of pressure and expectation, we recognize the challenges faced by colleagues in connecting research to impact. In this vein, the main aim of this workshop is to introduce the most innovative participatory methodologies researchers could adopt in all stages of R&I processes and in all levels of R&I governance to improve the real impact factor of their research.

Workshops - 7th July, 1400-1500

Enhancing Cross-Boundary Decision Making with Visual Collaboration

Tay Room -  Delivered by Suzanne Trew & Carol Smith

Experience Visual Collaboration techniques while helping to resolve a key area of friction for teams who work across boundaries (internal or external).  Decision making is critical to ensuring that good innovation moves forward to market effectively, but it is often overlooked and causes projects to stall or fail, especially in teams which span cultural, functional or organisational boundaries.  In this workshop, we introduce you to Visual Collaboration, and use it to establish the key principles of good decision making that you can apply to any project or team

Enhancing Cross-Boundary Decision Making with Visual Collaboration
Using Compositional Data Analysis  (CoDa) for Quantitative Business Research: a Primer
Using Compositional Data Analysis (CoDa) for Quantitative Business Research: a Primer

Spey Room - Delivered by Dr Peter Riddell

By walking through the menu functions of the implemented package CoDaPack, this one-hour workshop explains Compositional Data Analysis (CoDa) and its potential applications with quantitative research datasets. Included are the concepts of the simplex compared to the real number space, the hypothesis underlying statistical data analysis (sample space, scale), the Aitchison geometry of the simplex, coordinate representation and distributions on the simplex. A brief overview will also be provided of a normal distribution on the simplex, exploratory analysis, irregular data, using the R language with CoDa regression, cluster, MANOVA and discriminant analysis.

Participants should pre-install CoDa pack from the University of Girona (UdG) here. After the Coda Primer, as part of the Q&A, participants will be able to briefly discuss any of their research datasets that may be applicable with the CoDa method.

Panel Symposium: The Role of Social Media in Innovation Management

Delivered by Dr Julia Brennecke and Dr Dhruba Borah

This panel symposium aims to advance our understanding of how organizations can use social media in innovation management through a moderated, interactive discussion. International experts in social media and innovation will particularly discuss emerging and future trends, opportunities and challenges for using social media in innovation management from a practical, conceptual and methodological perspective. Confirmed panellists are Professor Frank Piller (RWTH Aachen, Germany), Professor Dominik Mahr (Maastricht University, Netherlands), Professor Johann Füller (University of Innsbruck and Hyve AG, Austria) and Mr. Sandro Kaulartz (Ipsos Group S.A., France).

Panel Symposium: The Role of Social Media in Innovation Management
Meet the Editors
Meet the Editors

Clyde Room

Join is in an interactive Meet the Editor Session. Get valuable insights to support publication from leading Editors in the field. Confirmed Panellists include: Christophe Grimpe (Industry and Innovation); Jeremy Hall (Journal of Engineering and Technology Management); Jane list (World Patent Information); Ben Martin (Research Policy), Letizia Mortar (R&D Management), Lawrence Dooley (R&D Management) and Alberto Di Minin (R&D Management)


Workshops - 8th July, 1300-1400

Rakuten Mobile and the University of Strathclyde: A Truly Autonomous Collaboration: Evolving with purpose

Tay Room -  Delivered by Paul Harvey, Prakaiwan Vajrabhaya, Marc Roper & Julian Taylor

Collaboration between Universities and industry can be challenging enough, but adding a cross cultural dimension, accentuated by significant geography (and time) difference, plus a virtual world of zoom would probably add sufficient barriers to make it impossible. The collaboration set up over the last year between Japan’s Rakuten Mobile and the University  of Strathclyde proves that it isn’t. The partners were unknown to each other a little over a year ago, but a technology challenge is now growing in to multiple areas of engagement. 

Rakuten Mobile and the University of Strathclyde: A Truly Autonomous Collaboration: Evolving with purpose
Maximising Research Impact
Maximising Research Impact

Spey Room - Delivered by Martin Wells


Towards a Curriculum for Innovation Management

Tweed Room - Delivered by William Sutherland

What do we know about innovation management and what do we know about teaching innovation management?  Opportunity to take stock of what topics feature in teaching and what topics are emerging from research and the needs of industry in order to inform curricula.  How do we appropriately assess student learning in the field of innovation management and should this be developed to improve authenticity in output?  How should we address the needs and expectations of students at different levels within the higher education system?

Towards a Curriculum for Innovation Management
Poster Session
Poster Session

Clyde Room

Explore emerging topics related to Innovation in an Era of Disruption in the R&D Management Conference Poster Session. 


Workshops - 8th July, 1400-1500

The Valuation of Innovative Start-Ups: The Role of University-Based Dimensions.

Spey Room -  Delivered by Tommaso Minola, Daniel Agyare & Davide

Despite the importance of science commercialization for economic growth and innovation, innovative start-ups struggle to obtain the financial resource required to develop and commercialize knowledge generated at universities. One reason for such funding gap lies in the information asymmetries that make it difficult for early-stage equity investors, such as Venture Capitalists and Business Angels, to evaluate innovative start-ups through traditional valuation methods based on accounting data. To address this challenge, in this workshop we propose the use of university-based dimensions in the valuation of innovative start-ups. By capturing the distinctiveness of firms originated from the university setting, university-based dimensions can assist investors to deal with the uncertainty surrounding early-stage and breakthrough technologies developed by innovative start-ups. 

The Valuation of Innovative Start-Ups: The Role of University-Based Dimensions.
The Future of R&D and Innovation
The Future of R&D and Innovation

Tweed Room - Delivered by Sven Schimpf


Meet the Editors

Clyde Room

Join is in an interactive Meet the Editor Session. Get valuable insights to support publication from leading Editors in the field. Confirmed Panellists include: Bram Tmmermans (Industry and Innovation); Martin Mӧhrle (World Patent Information); Rick Mitchell (R&D Today); Ellen Enkel (R&D Management); Paavo Ritala (R&D Management); Charles Noble (Journal of Product and Innovation Management)



Meet the Editors

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