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06: Entrepreneurship: What Can Science Contribute?

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
german language

Entrepreneurship is becoming increasingly relevant for universities and research institutions as they seek to strengthen their role within the innovation process to advance the social and economic development of our society. This raises the question of how framework conditions at universities and research institutions can be further improved to promote entrepreneurial attitudes and actions. This process enables such institutions to play a greater role in knowledge and technology transfer by identifying potential opportunities and to developing and implement radical new deas.

Austrian Federal Minister of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna
Professor for Trace Element and Micro Analysis, Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry and Vice President Research and Corporate Relations, ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
Managing Director and Head, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition; Honorary Professor and Head, Research Group for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich
Co-Founder, Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd.; Member, ERA Council Forum Austria; Cambridge
Executive Director, CERIC-ERIC - Central European Research Infrastructure Consortium; Governing Board Member, EIT - European Institute of Innovation and Technology; Member, ERA Council Forum Austria; Basovizza
Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Course Director, European Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Stanford University; Managing Partner, Innovarium Ventures; Stanford (CA)
Rector, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, superTEX composites GmbH, Telfs
Member, Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development; Chair, ERA Council Forum Austria, Vienna
Advisor, Directorate General for Scientific Research and International Relations, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research, Vienna

Dr. Harald MAHRER

Austrian Federal Minister of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna

Chairman, Austrian National Students Union, Vienna University of Economics and Business Research Assistant, Vienna University of Economics and Business Managing Director, legend Consulting GmbH Founder and Managing Director, Pleon Publico Public Relations & Lobbying Founder and Managing Director, cumclave Unternehmensberatung Managing Director, Tauern Holding State Secretary, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
1995-1997
1997-2000
2000-2005
2006-2010
2011-2012
2011-2014
2014-2017

Dr. Detlef GÜNTHER

Professor for Trace Element and Micro Analysis, Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry and Vice President Research and Corporate Relations, ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich

Diploma, Chemistry, MLU - Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg Dissertation, Analytical Chemistry, MLU - Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg Post-Doc, Memorial University Newfoundland, St. John's Post-Doc, Earth Science Department, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich Full Professor, Trace Element and Micro Analysis, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
1987
1990
1994
1995
1998
2008

Ph.D. Dietmar HARHOFF

Managing Director and Head, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition; Honorary Professor and Head, Research Group for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich

University Professor (C4), Faculty of Business Administration, and Director, Institute for Innovation Research, Technology Management and Entrepreneurship, LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich Visiting Professor, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA Director, Institute for Innovation Research, Technology Management and Entrepreneurship, LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich Visiting Professor, Stanford University, Stanford Director, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich; Honorary Professor, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich
1998-2013
2001
since 2007
2010
since 2013

Dr. Hermann HAUSER

Co-Founder, Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd.; Member, ERA Council Forum Austria; Cambridge

MA in Physics, University of Vienna Ph.D. in Physics, King's College, Cambridge University Co-founder (later Chairman); Lead, Research and Development team (BBC micro); Head, team ARM micro processor; Acorn Computers, Cambridge Vice President Research, Olivetti, Ivrea, Italy Founder Director, Harlequin, Cambridge Helped with formation, a joint venture between Acorn and Apple Computers, ARM Ltd, Cambridge Founder, Active Book Company, Cambridge Co-Chairman and Chief Technology Officer - acquired Active Book Company, EO Incorporated, Mountain View, California Founder Director, Vocalis, Cambridge Founder and Chairman, Advanced Telecommunications Modules Ltd, Cambridge (changed name to Virata Corporation and merged with Globespan in 2003 and Conexant in 2004) Founder Director, joint venture with E*Trade US. Sold to E*Trade US in 2000, Electronic Share Information Ltd, Cambridge Founder Director - Acquired by CDT, Advanced Displays Ltd, Cambridge Founder Director, SynGenix, Cambridge Founder, NetChannel, San Francisco, California (sold to AOL in 1998) Co-founder and Partner, Amadeus Capital Partners Limited
1973
1977
1978-1984
1986
1986
1987
1988
1991
1992
1993
1993
1993
1993
1996
since 1997

Array Jana KOLAR

Executive Director, CERIC-ERIC - Central European Research Infrastructure Consortium; Governing Board Member, EIT - European Institute of Innovation and Technology; Member, ERA Council Forum Austria; Basovizza

Ph.D. in Analytical Chemstiry, University of Ljubljana Head of laboratory for cultural heritage at National and University Library of Slovenia Director General of Science at Ministry of higher education, science and technology, Slovenia Director General of Science and Technology at Ministry of Higher education, Science and Technology
1988
2004-2009
2009-2011
2011-2012

Dr. Ph.D. MBA Burton LEE

Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Course Director, European Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Stanford University; Managing Partner, Innovarium Ventures; Stanford (CA)

 Studies, Soviet Economics and Physics, LMU - Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
 Praktikum (internship), Bundesamt fuer Eich- und Vermessungswesen, Vienna
 Bachelor Degree, Economics, Brown University, Providence
 MBA, Finance, Cornell University, Ithaca
 Ph.D., Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford
 Co-Founder, Space Angels Network
 Managing Director of Innovarium Ventures
 Advisor, Visegrad-4 Innovation Initiative, Silicon Valley
 Advisory Council, German Accelerator, Silicon Valley / New York

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Sabine SEIDLER

Rector, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna

Scientific Employee, Institute of Material Engineering, TU Merseburg Doctorate Postdoc, Institute of Materials Science, Martin-Luther-University Halle Wittenberg Visiting Scientist at Ruhr-University Bochum, Institute of Experimental Mechanics DFG, Habilitation scholarship o.Univ.Prof. for Non-metallic Materials, TU Vienna Habilitation in Materials Science Head of the Institute of Materials Science and Technology, TU Vienna Vice President TU Vienna Rector Vienna University of Technology First female member of the board of directors, AMAG Member of the board of directors, Helmholtz-Zentrums Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH
1984-1989
1989
1989-1996
1991-1994
1993-1994
since 1996
1997
2000-2007
2007-2011
since 2011
since 2012
since 2014

DI Valentine TROI

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, superTEX composites GmbH, Telfs

Diplom in Querflöte am Konservatorium "Claudio Monteverdi", Bozen Diplomstudium Architektur, Leopold Franzens Universität Innsbruck Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Institut für experimentelle Architektur, studio3, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck Freischaffende Architektin, Innsbruck Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Institut für experimentelle Architektur, Hochbau, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck Gründung und spinn off Einzelunternhemen superTEX, Telfs
1995
1996-2004
2003
2004
2006
2010

Dr. Ph.D. Helga NOWOTNY

Member, Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development; Chair, ERA Council Forum Austria, Vienna

Doctorate in Jurisprudence, University of Vienna Ph.D. in Sociology, Columbia University, New York Professor of Philosophy and Science and Technology Studies, ETH Zurich Director, "Collegium Helveticum", ETH Zurich Chair, EURAB - European Research Advisory Board of the European Commission Director, Branco Weiss Fellowship Programme "Society in Science" Chair, Scientific Advisory Board of the University of Vienna Vice-President ERC - European Research Council
1959
1969
  Teaching and Research Positions at the Institute for Advanced Study, Vienna; King's College, Cambridge; University of Bielefeld; Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin; Ecole des Hautes Etudes et Sciences Sociales, Paris; Science Center for Social Sciences, Berlin; Collegium Budapest
1996-2002
1998-2004
2001-2006
2002-2004
2005-2011
2007-2010
  Professor em., Science and Technology Studies, ETH Zurich

Mag.a Marie-Louise SKOLUD

Advisor, Directorate General for Scientific Research and International Relations, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research, Vienna

Technology Symposium

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27.08.2015

08:00 - 10:30 Technology Brunch Social
11:00 - 11:10 Opening of the Alpbach Technology Symposium 2015 Plenary
11:10 - 12:00 RTI Policy Talk Plenary
12:00 - 13:30 Living with the Machine in the Future Plenary
14:00 - 15:30 Cyber Physical Systems Plenary
17:45 - 19:15 Regional Debate Central Eastern Europe Plenary
19:15 - 21:30 Career Lounge Social
19:15 - 21:30 Evening Reception Social

28.08.2015

07:00 - 13:00 Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for Kids Breakout
07:00 - 16:00 Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young People Breakout
07:00 - 08:30 Bioeconomy Plenary
08:50 - 10:15 Complexity Science Plenary
10:15 - 11:00 Lunch Snacks for the Participants of the Breakout Session Social
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 11: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: A Market Breakthrough Ahead? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 03: Human Enhancement Technologies: Amplifying or Reducing Inequality Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 14: Virtual Learning: InEquality in Education? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 02: Bio-Economy in Action: National Bio-Economy Strategies in Comparison Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 01: 2015: The End of Energy Revolution Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 06: Entrepreneurship: What Can Science Contribute? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 07: Games of InEquality Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 13: Truth and Reality: The Importance of Models in Economy, Science and Philosophy Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 10: Energy Transition: Same Goal – Different Ways Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 09: Dynamics by Heterogeneity: How Economy and Research Profit from Diversity Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 08: Physical Internet: A Seismic Shift for Logistics and Mobility Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 05: Market Upheavals: Challenges and Opportunities for Innovation? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 12: A Bright Future? Challenges and Opportunities for LED Lighting Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 04: Research Promotion at the Interfaces of Risk, Creativity and Mainstream Breakout
18:00 - 19:30 Urban Innovators Challenge – Start Up Your Company Partner

29.08.2015

07:00 - 08:30 MIT and its Media Lab, Special Guest at this Year’s Technology Symposium Plenary
08:30 - 09:30 InEquality: The New Silk Road Plenary
09:50 - 11:15 Art, Design and Architecture as a Laboratory of Digital Modernity Plenary
11:15 - 11:30 Closing Statement of the Alpbach Technology Symposium Plenary
11:30 - 12:00 Snack Reception Social