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GRONEN 2020 at Católica Lisbon!

We are very proud to host the GRONEN Conference 2020 at Católica Lisbon! The Group for Research on Organizations and the Natural Environment (GRONEN) Conference is a well-known conference with the aim of better understanding the links between management and sustainability. GRONEN aims to contribute to societal progress in a world of rapid, complex and non-linear […]

By |June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on GRONEN 2020 at Católica Lisbon!

25th IPDMC: Innovation and Product Development Management Conference, Porto, June 10-13, 2018

SCIL presented a paper in the track “Innovation Strategies and Leadership” at the 25th IPDMC in Porto, which took place this week. The conference started with a workshop for PhD students followed by two days of presentations, where the presenters received valuable and constructive feedback from one chairperson and the audience. The Wednesday was dedicated to presentations […]

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Teaching Forum, Business Model Conference, Florence, 2018

On June, 7th the Smart Business Modeler was presented at the Teaching Forum at the second edition of the Business Model Conference.  The teaching forum was a platform to spark inspiration and exchange among scholars and practitioners on how to introduce business model thinking to students, organizations, and the general public. During the different roundtables, […]

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Business Modelling Workshop

Yesterday, the Smart City Innovation Lab conducted a business modelling workshop with a group of MBA students from the University of San Diego, California.

The goal of the workshop was to develop a business model for a technological invention. It was an exciting 3-hour journey during which workshop participants learned about all ins and outs of […]

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Great ideas with great business models for the smart city: MIT DesignX Pitch Night

Yesterday, the 11 start-ups from the MIT designX accelerator pitched their ventures to a packed audience in the MIT Media Lab. It was great to see your development over time, especially with regard to your business models; from our first workshop, over feedback sessions until yesterday. I’m really proud of your fantastic ideas for the […]

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DTx Colab Announcement with Angela Merkel and António Costa

The New Technology and Development Centre Bosch Braga was inaugurated today, May 30th at 3:00 pm. SCIL as a project partner of DTx Colab was invited to attend this event taking place at Bosch’s premises in Sequeira, Braga, where the DTx Colab project was publicly announced at the same time.

The Chancellor of the Federal Republic […]

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Research Seminar at Babson College

On Thursday René Bohnsack (Director SCIL) gave a seminar at Babson College on Business Model Innovation for Disruptive Technologies and discussed the applications of the Circles Framework (see ‘Value Propositions for Disruptive Technologies in California Management Review, co-authored with Jonatan Pinkse). It was a great session with inspiring feedback and lively discussions. The worksheets can be […]

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SCIL presents Smart Business Modeler to master students from Imperial College Business School

On May, 21st of 2018, SCIL presented the Smart Business Modeler to a group of master students from Imperial College Business School, London.
The master students visited Portugal for a couple of days to learn more about some key players in Lisbon’s dynamic innovation scene. SCIL had the pleasure to be part of the immersive programme […]

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Teaching note published in ONE Newsletter

A teaching note developed by René Bohnsack, Florian Luedecke-Freund (ESCP Europe) and Jonatan Pinkse (Manchester Business School, University of Manchester) was published in the spring edition of the ONE Newsletter, which was dedicated to ONE Teaching Materials. It is a blended learning exercise on how to build sustainable business models. Please find the ONE Newsletter […]

By |May 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Teaching note published in ONE Newsletter

Discover the Smart City Workshop: Grundfos Reach for the Stars

The Smart City Innovation Lab hosted Grundfos’ 40 best sales people from all over the world for the “Discover the Smart City” workshop at Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics. As a global leader in water solutions, Grundfos is setting the standards in terms of innovation, efficiency, reliability and sustainability. With this workshop, Grundfos […]

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