Book on diffusion research with wi1 contribution wins award of the chemical industry

Last year’s book on Diffusive Spreading in Nature, Technology and Society has recently received the Literature Award of the German Chemical Industry Fund (FCI). The book contains a chapter by wi1 member Albrecht Fritzsche on Spreading Innovations: Models, Designs and Research Directions. It is one of the most frequently downloaded chapters of the whole volume. According to FCI, the book received the award in appreciation of its multi-layered approach to diffusion, which makes it interesting ...


Three research papers by/with authors of Wi1 published in Procedia CIRP

Since the thematic complex of digitization involves a large number of research domains, especially transdisciplinary research activities lead to promising and valuable results. Therefore, Wi1 addresses besides its core community of information systems further research communities, e.g. engineering. In this context, three papers by/with authors of Wi1 were published in the journal Procedia CIRP. These cover the following topics:

Cyber-physical modeling and simulation: A ...


WI1 at British Academy of Management Conference 2019

The British Academy of Management Conference 2019 took place from 3rd to 5th September at the Aston University in Birmingham. From the WI1, Elena Krause and Natalie Roth contributed with their paper presentations to this year’s conference motto on „Building and sustaining high performance organizations during uncertain times: challenges and opportunities“.

The BAM 2019 created a platform for researchers seeking solutions in uncertain times and offered fruitful discussions on our ...

Campus Innovation Challenge - Hack for Good als SQ-Modul im WS 19/20

Im nächsten Wintersemester findet in Kooperation mit Accenture wieder die Campus Innovation Challenge statt.

Dieses Jahr im Rahmen eines Hackathon in dessen Rahmen eine digitale Problem­stellung innerhalb von 48 Stunden zu bearbeiten und die Ergebnisse am Ende des Events zu präsentieren sind. 

Die Anmeldung ist aktuell noch geöffnet und kann via StudOn vorgenommen werden:  ...


Stellenausschreibung der Siemens AG, Corporate Technology - Technology and Innovation Management

We, the Open Innovation and Intrapreneurship Team (Siemens CT TIM) are looking for a Working Student (f/m/d)

You will help to:
▪ Further develop the corporate Open Innovation / Intrapreneurship Program
▪ Help to establish and settle our global Siemens Innovation platform with internal

Technology before Engineering: a Pioneering New Research Paper at WI1

How are expectations formed about innovation before actual technical development starts? And what is the role of cultural industries in this context? Albrecht Fritzsche and Konrad Dürrbeck look into these questions on the example of the James Bond movie series. They perform a video analysis to understand recurring patterns in the portrayal of imaginary technology and discuss how they inform and legitimize innovation projects. Using Suvin’s concept of the Novum and Oevermann’s Objective ...



Nürnberg und die Region leuchten gelb: heute startet das NÜRNBERG DIGITAL FESTIVAL 2019 und der Lehrstuhl Wi1 ist selbstverständlich dabei!

  1. Montag, 15. Juli, 11 Uhr im JOSEPHS: Dr. Julia Fehrer von der Universität Auckland, NZ, gibt einen Einblick in das Schöller-Forschungsprojekt "Shaping Markets for Radical Innovations: Ein neuer Ansatz zur Kommerzialisierung von Radikalen
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