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

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

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

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

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

Innovation Days at Tunis Business School: Workshop “Creating successful business models”

The Innovation Center at Tunis Business School hosted the Innovation Days during the 18th and 19th of April. Part of these days was the workshop “Creating successful business models” held by René Bohnsack, which followed the talk of Emir Ben Ghodhben on financing startups. Also the recently agreed upon startup act was a topic at