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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.

Speakers

Austrian Federal Minister of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna Introduction
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 Chair
Advisor, Directorate General for Scientific Research and International Relations, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research, Vienna Coordination

Dr. Harald MAHRER

Austrian Federal Minister of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna

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

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

1987 Diploma, Chemistry, MLU - Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
1990 Dissertation, Analytical Chemistry, MLU - Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
1994 Post-Doc, Memorial University Newfoundland, St. John's
1995 Post-Doc, Earth Science Department, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
1998 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
2008 Full Professor, Trace Element and Micro Analysis, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
2015 Vice President, Research and Corporate Relation, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich

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

1998-2013 University Professor (C4), Faculty of Business Administration, and Director, Institute for Innovation Research, Technology Management and Entrepreneurship, LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich
2001 Visiting Professor, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA
since 2007 Director, Institute for Innovation Research, Technology Management and Entrepreneurship, LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich
2010 Visiting Professor, Stanford University, Stanford
since 2013 Director, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich; Honorary Professor, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich
since 2014 Director, Research Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich

Dr. Hermann HAUSER

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

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

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

1988 Ph.D. in Analytical Chemstiry, University of Ljubljana
2004-2009 Head of laboratory for cultural heritage at National and University Library of Slovenia
2009-2011 Director General of Science at Ministry of higher education, science and technology, Slovenia
2011-2012 Director General of Science and Technology at Ministry of Higher education, Science and Technology
2012-2016 Head of Developement, majority owner at MORANA RTD, d.o.o.

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

1984-1989 Scientific Employee, Institute of Material Engineering, TU Merseburg
1989 Doctorate
1989-1996 Postdoc, Institute of Materials Science, Martin-Luther-University Halle Wittenberg
1991-1994 Visiting Scientist at Ruhr-University Bochum, Institute of Experimental Mechanics
1993-1994 DFG, Habilitation scholarship
since 1996 o.Univ.Prof. for Non-metallic Materials, TU Vienna
1997 Habilitation in Materials Science
2000-2007 Head of the Institute of Materials Science and Technology, TU Vienna
2007-2011 Vice President TU Vienna
since 2011 Rector Vienna University of Technology
since 2012 First female member of the board of directors, AMAG
since 2014 Member of the board of directors, Helmholtz-Zentrums Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH
since 2016 Member of the Board of Management, Österreichischer Gewerbeverein

DI Valentine TROI

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, superTEX composites GmbH, Telfs

1995 Diplom in Querflöte am Konservatorium "Claudio Monteverdi", Bozen
1996-2004 Diplomstudium Architektur, Leopold Franzens Universität Innsbruck
2003 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Institut für experimentelle Architektur, studio3, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck
2004 Freischaffende Architektin, Innsbruck
2006 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Institut für experimentelle Architektur, Hochbau, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck
2010 Gründung und spinn off Einzelunternhemen superTEX, Telfs
seit 2011 Geschäftsführung superTEX composites GmbH, Telfs

Dr. Ph.D. Helga NOWOTNY

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

1959 Doctorate in Jurisprudence, University of Vienna
1969 Ph.D. in Sociology, Columbia University, New York
  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 an Sciences Sociales, Paris; Science Center for Social Sciences, Berlin; Collegium Budapest
1996-2002 Professor of Philosophy and Science and Technology Studies, ETH Zurich
1998-2004 Director, "Collegium Helveticum", ETH Zurich
2001-2006 Chair, EURAB - European Research Advisory Board of the European Commission
2002-2004 Director, Branco Weiss Fellowship Programme "Society in Science"
2005-2011 Chair, Scientific Advisory Board of the University of Vienna
2007-2010 Vice-President ERC - European Research Council
  Professor em. of Science and Technology Studies at ETH Zurich
2010-2013 President, ERC - European Research Council

Technology Symposium

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27.08.2015

10:00 - 12:30Technology BrunchSocial
13:00 - 13:10Opening of the Alpbach Technology Symposium 2015Plenary
13:10 - 14:00RTI Policy TalkPlenary
14:00 - 15:30Living with the Machine in the FuturePlenary
16:00 - 17:30Cyber Physical SystemsPlenary
19:45 - 21:15Regional Debate Central Eastern EuropePlenary
21:15 - 23:30Career LoungeSocial
21:15 - 23:30Evening ReceptionSocial

28.08.2015

09:00 - 10:30BioeconomyPlenary
09:00 - 18:00Junior Alpbach - Science and Technology for Young PeopleBreakout
09:00 - 15:00Ö1 Children's University Alpbach - Science and Technology for KidsBreakout
10:50 - 12:15Complexity SciencePlenary
12:15 - 13:00Lunch Snacks for the Participants of the Breakout SessionSocial
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 01: 2015: The End of Energy RevolutionBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 02: Bio-Economy in Action: National Bio-Economy Strategies in ComparisonBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 03: Human Enhancement Technologies: Amplifying or Reducing InequalityBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 04: Research Promotion at the Interfaces of Risk, Creativity and MainstreamBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 05: Market Upheavals: Challenges and Opportunities for Innovation?Breakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 06: Entrepreneurship: What Can Science Contribute?Breakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 07: Games of InEqualityBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 08: Physical Internet: A Seismic Shift for Logistics and MobilityBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 09: Dynamics by Heterogeneity: How Economy and Research Profit from DiversityBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 10: Energy Transition: Same Goal - Different WaysBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 11: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: A Market Breakthrough Ahead?Breakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 12: A Bright Future? Challenges and Opportunities for LED LightingBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 13: Truth and Reality: The Importance of Models in Economy, Science and PhilosophyBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 14: Virtual Learning: InEquality in Education?Breakout
20:00 - 21:30Urban Innovators Challenge - Start Up Your CompanyPartner

29.08.2015

09:00 - 10:30MIT and its Media Lab, Special Guest at this Year's Technology SymposiumPlenary
10:30 - 11:30InEquality: The New Silk RoadPlenary
11:50 - 13:15Art, Design and Architecture as a Laboratory of Digital ModernityPlenary
13:15 - 13:30Closing Statement of the Alpbach Technology SymposiumPlenary
13:30 - 14:00Snack ReceptionSocial