“There is no innovation today without a digital component and vice versa.”

2016/12/02

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition of innovation. Every industry and every department perceive it differently. How would you define innovation with respect to your position as Chief…

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“20 years ago, R&D success was defined by internal resources. Now it is heavily depending on its degree of networking.”

2016/03/23
Andreas Clausen - Beiersdorf AG

Innoboard: There is no universal definition of innovation. Every industry and every department perceive it differently. How would you define innovation at Beiersdorf in your role as Corporate…

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“The right people from the right partners have to be brought together“

2015/12/04
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Innoboard: There is no generally accepted definition of innovation. Every industry and every department perceive it differently. How do you define innovation? Dana Goldhammer: For Schenker Deutschland AG,…

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”Innovation in pharmaceutical industry should open up itself to other industries.“

2015/08/31
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Innoboard: There is no consistent definition for innovation. Every industry and every department has their own definition. How would you define innovation with respect to the pharmaceutical industry? Stephane Rouault: There…

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“Technological leadership and innovation are a central part of IBM’s identity“

2015/06/12
Dr. Erich Rütsche - Forschung, Innovationsmarketing, Innovationsverwertung, Kommunikation, Open Innovation, Technology

Innoboard: Dr. Rütsche, companies often just rely on their brand and the reputation of their R & D. Why is targeted research marketing still important? Dr. Erich Rütsche:…

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“Every technical innovation must find its place in the world, that is to say: be made for people.”

2015/02/17
Alexander Mankowsky - Daimler AG

Innoboard: Innovation is defined and interpreted differently in every industry and every company. How do you define innovation as a futurologist in an automobile enterprise? Alexander Mankowsky: Industries…

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“The best solutions are often found in networks.”

2014/06/16
Dr. Arndt Schlosser - Innovationsnetzwerk, Open Innovation, Technologietransfer, Trendscouting

Sometimes protecting intellectual property creates barriers to external co-operation. Dr. Arndt Schlosser, Director of R&D Processes at Wacker Chemie AG is particulary keen on the exchange of ideas…

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