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Teaching Business Models via Blended-Learning

In the most recent paper published in the Journal of Business Models (JoBM) by Alina Margolina and René Bohnsack from the Business Model Design Lab at Católica-Lisbon, the authors describe the design and content of a blended-learning business model course.

The authors show that when it comes to teaching business models for new ventures, it is […]

By |October 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Teaching Business Models via Blended-Learning

Business Modeling Workshop for inteGRIDy: Final in Series

Last week, the Smart City Innovation Lab conducted a business modeling workshop with partners from three out of ten pilots participating in the inteGRIDy project – Terni (Italy), San Severino (Italy) and Ploiesti (Romania). The workshop took place in Terni (Italy) and was kindly hosted by ASM Terni, our partner in inteGRIDy. The objective of […]

By |September 13th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Business Modeling Workshop for inteGRIDy: Final in Series

Upcoming Webinar: Replication Tool for Business Model Replicability Analysis

Would you like to internationalize with your innovative idea and business model, but not sure what markets are suitable? Or would you like to develop your business model to fit a particular market(s) right from the start?

Join us for the webinar on September 11, at 10:00 CEST, where we will talk about how the Replication […]

By |September 2nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Upcoming Webinar: Replication Tool for Business Model Replicability Analysis

SCIL Researchers receive prestigious Best Paper Award

Christina Bidmon and René Bohnsack have won the 2019 Best Paper Award from the ONE Division of the Academy of Management. At the Academy’s Annual Meeting in Boston they received the award for their paper “When Incumbents Change their Mind: Framing Strategic Reorientation in Emerging Fields”. The qualitative study explores how the German car industry […]

By |August 24th, 2019|News|Comments Off on SCIL Researchers receive prestigious Best Paper Award

iX Interns at the Smart City Innovation Lab

In July and August, the SCIL had the pleasure to work with a multidisciplinary team of five data science interns in collaboration with iXperience. The team of interns was composed by students from the USA and Singapore with quantitative backgrounds.

The interns were mainly involved in working on the Smart Business Modeler. Specifically, their project involved […]

By |August 20th, 2019|News, SCIL Projects|Comments Off on iX Interns at the Smart City Innovation Lab

GRONEN Conference 2020

From 17-19 June 2020, the Smart City Innovation Lab will host the GRONEN Conference at Católica Lisbon. The announcement of the Call for Papers already hit >20,000 views! We are looking forward to many exciting submissions to the conference, which will have the theme “Sustainability in the Digital Age” in 2020!

By |July 22nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on GRONEN Conference 2020

Smart Cities Workshop: Collaborative Business Modeling for Smart City Solutions

Last week, the Smart City Innovation Lab was invited to host a workshop on Business Models in a Smart City Context with Urban Planning specialists from the Seoul Metropolitan Government. The main goal of this workshop was to understand the opportunities and challenges of business model development for smart city solutions.

Dr. René Bohnsack started with a […]

By |July 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Smart Cities Workshop: Collaborative Business Modeling for Smart City Solutions

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