Consortium-Benchmarking »Agile Invention«

Take part in benchmarking until June 8, 2018 and compare yourself with the best! The questionnaire is available for download now!

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Agile Invention: Successful inventions and designing new business models

Shorter product life cycles and the rapid spread of new technologies are major challenges for companies. In order to remain competitive in the long term, manufacturing companies must develop new business models and products. Radical and disruptive innovations in particular can help to address new customer segments and contribute to the long-term success of the company. The changed framework conditions resulting from this make it necessary to rethink the innovation process.

Against this background, the Fraunhofer IPT and an industry consortium are carrying out a benchmarking on the topic of »Agile Invention«. The aim of this international study is to identify successful and proven solutions in the field of innovation and technology management and to benefit from them. We want to identify concepts, methods and procedures of successful practice companies in order to learn how a successful management of disruptive innovations can be characterized and which approaches have proven themselves in development.

Period

February 15, 2018 – November 2018

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Dipl.-Ing. Dipl. Wirt.-Ing. Markus Wellensiek

Head of department "Strategic technology management"

Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology
Steinbachstr. 17
52074 Aachen, Germany

Phone +49 241 8904-114

Fax +49 241 8904-6114

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Florian Vogt M.Sc. M.Sc.

Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology
Steinbachstr. 17
52074 Aachen, Germany

Phone +49 241 8904-564

Fax +49 241 8904-6564