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Foresight Workshop: Business School in the Smart City of the Future

On June 5, the Smart City Innovation Lab was honored to host a foresight workshop with alumni of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Executive Academy, current senior leaders at universities and business schools worldwide. The main question participants were challenged with during the workshop was: how does the business school in the smart […]

By |June 17th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Foresight Workshop: Business School in the Smart City of the Future

Keynote by Dr. René Bohnsack at EDP Distribuição Innovday 2019

Last Thursday, at the Innovday 2019 of EDP Distribuição, Dr. René Bohnsack presented his vision of a smart city in 2025 and how EDP can prepare for it.

Being an international expert in business model innovation, René Bohnsack was invited to speak about the specifics and the future of business modeling in the smart city context.

Smart […]

By |June 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Keynote by Dr. René Bohnsack at EDP Distribuição Innovday 2019

Venture Creation Workshop

The Smart City Innovation Lab was invited to guide and inspire 25 teams at the 7th edition of BET24 Startup Challenge 1.0.

What are investors looking for? Exactly – significant return potential at minimum risk. However, “risk” is a broad term compared to the five specific startup failures investors are looking to avoid: product risk, market […]

By |April 8th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Venture Creation Workshop

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Workshop

The Smart City Innovation Lab guided 60 international students on an Urban Innovation Workshop with the aim of agilely learning more about innovation and venture creation. Alina Margolina opened the session with a keynote on what is business model innovation and how a pattern-based approach can simplify the process of business model innovation, introducing the […]

By |April 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Innovation & Entrepreneurship Workshop

Smart City Business Model Workshop

With the goal of agilely exploring Smart City Business Models, Wavestone invited 50 consultants for a Smart City Workshop. René Bohnsack opened the session with a keynote on the work that the Smart City Innovation Lab has been doing on Smart City Business Models, the challenges identified, and the avenues forward, introducing PITCH!© – the […]

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Smart City Business Model Keynote

Last Friday, René Bohnsack was invited to deliver a keynote on Smart City Business Models at the Marketing & Sales Community day of Efacec. Efacec is a prestigious Portuguese company, present in over 65 countries, focused on developing products and systems with high added value for the energy, environment, mobility and transportation industries.

In this insightful […]

By |February 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Smart City Business Model Keynote

Gold Award for Smart Business Modeler at Reimagine Education

We are honored to announce that our innovation and venture creation platform Smart Business Modeler won the Gold Award for the most innovative, impactful, and scalable ICT tool empowering outstanding teaching and learning!

It still seems like a dream. We must thank Reimagine Education Awards & Conference for enabling this transformative experience and Amazon Web Services […]

By |December 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Gold Award for Smart Business Modeler at Reimagine Education

RewardYourWaste one of the winners in Big Smart Cities University Challenge

One of our master teams from the business model innovation course is a winner in the Big Smart Cities University Challenge. From the 10 finalists, 3 groups won the final prize and the three students with their project “RewardYourWaste” were among them.

“RewardYourWaste” wants to reward people for sorting their waste and tackle the low recycling percentage, […]

By |November 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on RewardYourWaste one of the winners in Big Smart Cities University Challenge

big smart cities: “RewardYourWaste” selected

One of our master teams was selected from 80 teams to go further in the big smart cities 5G University challenge organised by Vodafone Power Lab and Ericsson. Their idea called “RewardYourWaste” wants to reward people for sorting their waste and tackle the low recycling percentage, incorrect sorting and change the users’ perception of recycling.

The […]

By |November 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on big smart cities: “RewardYourWaste” selected

Innovation Award 2018 launched

The Portuguese German Chamber of Industry and Commerce and the Smart City Innovation Lab at Católica Lisbon are looking for the most innovative companies in Portugal. Innovation is key for development and therefore an important factor for prosperity. For the innovation award of the Portuguese German Chamber of Industry and Commerce both the innovativeness of […]

By |November 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Innovation Award 2018 launched