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07: Radical Innovations: More Courage to Take Risks

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
german language

For quite some time people in Austria have been discussing to take more risks with the promotion of applied research. Steve Jobs has already stated that those who want to bring the new into the world have to stay “hungry and daring”. Promotional programmes – geared to reliability and under the pressure of scarce resources – tend to foster projects that promise to be successful. How do national and international stakeholders deal with the area of friction between security and daring creative destruction? Which models for a fair trade-off between risks and rewards exist in the risky cooperation of science and economy?

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Assistant Professor and Head of Chemical Screening and Placebo, Christian Doppler Laboratory for Chemical Epigenetics and Antiinfectives, CeMM - Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna
Director Research and Innovation, Ars Electronica Futurelab, Linz
Professor and Head, Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science, Graz University of Technology; Chief Executive Officer, Know-Center GmbH, Graz
Principal Mechanical Engineer, Argonne National Laboratory; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University; Vice-President, ASciNA - Austrian Scientists and Scholars in North America, Argonne, IL
Senior Consultant and Authorized Representative, Technopolis Austria; Chairwoman, Austrian Platform for Research and Technology Policy Evaluation, Vienna
Deputy Head, Department Research, Technology and Innovation Strategy and International Research and Technology Cooperations, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna
Head, Human Potential Programme, w-fFORTE and Laura Bassi Centres of Expertise, FFG - Austrian Research Promotion Agency, Vienna

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Franz FRANCHETTI

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Systems Scientist, ECE Dept. Carnegie Mellon University Assisant Research Professor, ECE Dept. Carnegie Mellon University Associate Research Professor, ECE Dept. Carnegie Mellon University
2005-2008
2008-2012
 Since 2015 Faculty Director of IT Services, ECE Dept. Carnegie Mellon University
2012-2016
 Since 2011 CTO, SpiralGen, Inc.

Dr. Stefan KUBICEK

Assistant Professor and Head of Chemical Screening and Placebo, Christian Doppler Laboratory for Chemical Epigenetics and Antiinfectives, CeMM - Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna

Studies of Computer Science and Technical Chemistry, Vienna University of Technology, Austria and ETH Zürich, Switzerland Ph.D. Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Vienna, Austria Research Scholar, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA Head, Chemical Screening and Platform Austria in Chemical Biology
1996-2002
2002-2006
 CeMM - Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria
2007-2010
since 2010

DI MAS Christopher LINDINGER

Director Research and Innovation, Ars Electronica Futurelab, Linz

 Christopher Lindinger studierte Informatik an der Johannes Kepler Universität Linz und Kulturmanagement in Salzburg. Er arbeitete als Wissenschaftler im Bereich Virtual Reality und Supercomputervisualisierung in Chicago und freiberuflich für die Computerspiele-Industrie. Aufgrund seiner Aktivitäten im Bereich der neuen Technologien, digitalen Kultur und Kunst ist er seit 1997 in die Ars Electronica involviert. Er leitet den Bereich Forschung und Innovation im Ars Electronica Futurelab und ist neben Beratungstätigkeiten für die Industrie und Regierungseinrichtungen auch als Lehrbeauftragter an verschiedensten Universitäten in Deutschland und England und als Gastprofessor an der Universität für Kunst und industrielle Gestaltung in Linz tätig.

Dr. Stefanie LINDSTAEDT

Professor and Head, Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science, Graz University of Technology; Chief Executive Officer, Know-Center GmbH, Graz

Research Project Manager, DaimlerChrysler Research & Technology, Ulm, Germany Division Manager, Know-Center, Graz, Austria Managing & Scientific Director, Know-Center GmbH, Graz, Austria's Research Center for Data-driven Business and Big Data Analytics
1998-2000
2001-2011
since 2011

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Thomas WALLNER

Principal Mechanical Engineer, Argonne National Laboratory; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University; Vice-President, ASciNA - Austrian Scientists and Scholars in North America, Argonne, IL

Mechanical Engineering, Economics, University of Technology, Graz ,1999 Internship, AVL List GmbH Department for Flow and Port Development Tutor for Thermodynamics, the Institute of Internal Combustion Engines and Thermodynamics, University of Technology, Graz Technician in private motorcycle racing team Doctoral Studies of Technical Science, University of Technology, Graz Scientific assistant at the Institute of Internal Combustion Engines and Thermodynamics at Graz University of Technology Department: Engine Research/Combustion Process Authorized contact person / Team leader of Graz University of Technology for European Integrated Project HyICE Postdoctoral appointee at Argonne National Laboratory / Center for Transportation Research Session organizer for Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) at national and international conferences Principal Investigator at Argonne National Laboratory / Center for Transportation Research Consultant for test cell design and layout for internal combustion engine research Adjunct assistant professor in the Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics Department at Michigan Technological University Chair of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Advanced Power Source Committee
1995-2001
1998
2000-2001
2001-2002
2001-2004
2001-2004
2004-2005
2005-2006
since 2006
2006-2013
since 2007
since 2009
2010-2012
 Since 2016 Chair of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Powertrains, Fuels and Lubricants Activity

Mag. Katharina WARTA

Senior Consultant and Authorized Representative, Technopolis Austria; Chairwoman, Austrian Platform for Research and Technology Policy Evaluation, Vienna

Robert Bosch Postgraduate Program in International Affairs Magister Economics, University of Vienna Trainee, European Commission, DG 13, Brussels Assistant to the General Director, Trainee, RadioMobil, Czech Republic, Prague Austrian Research Centers Seibersdorf, 2444 Seibersdorf, Conducting studies in the domain of research and ICT policy, Business or sector Research Consultant, Senior Consultant, Technopolis Group France, 55 rue des petites écuries, 75010 PARIS, Conducting evaluation projects and strategic studies in the domain of R&D policy and ICT policy, project management Business or sector Research and Consultancy Senior consultant, Technopolis, Evaluation and strategic studies in the domain of R&D policy and governance of research organizations, group dynamics, project management, moderation
1995-1996
1994
1994-1995
1996
1996-1999
1999-2005
since 2005

Mag. Sabine POHORYLES-DREXEL

Deputy Head, Department Research, Technology and Innovation Strategy and International Research and Technology Cooperations, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna

Geschäftsführerin und wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Interdisziplinäres Forschungszentrum Sozialwissenschaften (www.iccr-international.com) Redaktion der Zeitschrift "Innovation" Gründungs- und Vorstandsmitglied, Forum Sozialforschung (FSF) Mitarbeiterin, Bereich Forschung und Technologie, Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft, Familie und Jugend Verantwortlich für den Bereich IKT/Informationsgesellschaft, in diesem Rahmen Vertretung Österreichs in div. Gremien, so bei UN/CEFACT, PROMISE, in der EU-Ratsgruppe Informationsgesellschaft, etc., Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft, Familie und Jugend
1987-1994
1988-1994
bis 1994
seit 1994
1996-2002
 seit Mai 2015 stellvertretende Leiterin der Abteilung FTI-Strategie und Internationale Forschungs- und Technologiekooperationen

Mag. Charlotte ALBER

Head, Human Potential Programme, w-fFORTE and Laura Bassi Centres of Expertise, FFG - Austrian Research Promotion Agency, Vienna

University of Vienna, Dept. of Marketing, EU Project Management External Lecturer, University of Vienna, WU-Executive Academy Post AG, New Technologies, Project Management
 Master`s Degree in Business Administration, Vienna University of Economics & Business, WU-Wien
2001-2002
since 2001
2002-2003

Technology Symposium

show timetable

25.08.2016

11:00 - 11:10 Opening Plenary
11:10 - 12:15 RTI Talk Plenary
12:30 - 12:50 From Austria to Silicon Valley – Cyber Security as a Global Factor Plenary
12:50 - 14:10 Cybernetics in Advanced Energy and Production Systems Plenary
14:30 - 15:45 Complexity and the New Enlightenment Plenary
18:00 - 18:15 Best of Art and Science Culture
18:15 - 19:15 Tickets to Berlin: Falling Walls Lab Austria and Alpbach Summer School on Entrepreneurship Plenary
19:30 - 21:00 Career Lounge Social
19:30 - 21:30 Evening Reception Social

26.08.2016

07:00 - 08:30 Digital Medicine Plenary
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
08:30 - 10:30 Cross-sektorale Kooperationen von Clustern Partner
09:00 - 10:30 Personalized Cancer Medicine Plenary
10:30 - 11:00 Lunch Snacks for the Participants of the Breakout Sessions Social
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 01: Innovation by Making: Paradigm Shifts and New Innovation Cultures Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 05: Heavy Impact of Lightweight Design Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 08: The Acceptance of Technologies by Pupils with Migration History – a Plea for Transcultural Competence as new Enlightenment Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 13: Security of Supply as a Locational Factor Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 02: Silicon Austria: A Game Changer for Austria as a High-Tech Location? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 04: The Cycle of Innovation and its Ecology Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 06: Looking Into the Unknown and Shifting Horizons Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 09: Cyber Security: A Fundamental Right Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 11: Realities and Futures of Robotics Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 07: Radical Innovations: More Courage to Take Risks Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 10: Open Access & Open Innovation – Tools for a New Enlightenment? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 12: Energiewende – Empowering Consumers Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 03: Creating the Future: How to Reinvent Innovation Processes Breakout
17:00 - 18:30 Innovation Marathon: Ideas Made to Order – 24 Hours Nonstop Plenary

27.08.2016

07:00 - 08:30 Art Meets Science and Technology – Towards a New Enlightenment Plenary
08:45 - 09:45 Open Innovation: New Enlightenment? Participation – Democratisation – New Solutions Plenary
10:15 - 11:30 ETH Zurich, this Year’s Special Guest at the Technology Symposium Plenary
11:30 - 12:00 Snack Reception Social