Inaugural workshop

 

On Friday 24th April 2015, the Intrapreneurship held an inaugural workshop at the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK 

Agenda

 9:30 - 10:00 – Registration 

 10:00 - 10:15 – Welcome & Introduction, Prof. Tina Ambos and Dr. Monica Masucci (University of  Sussex)

 10:15 - 10:45 – Keynote Speech #1
 Title: Learn or Leverage? Corporate Ventures for Business Development
 Speaker: Prof. Joe Tidd (University of Sussex)

 10:45 -11:15 – Keynote Speech #2
 Title: Commodity Markets Don’t Exist
 Speaker: Dr. Nino de Chirico (Former CEO of Immucor)

 11:30 - 12:00 – Presentation by the Intrapreneurship Hub Team

 12:00 -12:15 – Q&A

 12:15 - 13:15 – Lunch 

 13:15 - 14:00 – Round Table Discussions: Emerging Topics in Intrapreneurship

 14:00 - 14:30 – Industry-Academia Tandem #1
 Title: Strategy Process and Global Knowledge Transfer: A Change Agenda for Mid-sized Firms
 Participants: Prof. Tina Ambos (University of Sussex) and Thomas Windischbauer (COO/CFO Silhouette)

 14:30 - 15:00 – Coffee Break 

 15:00 - 15:30 – Industry-Academia Tandem #2
 Title:  Innovation Issues in a Quasi-commodity Business: Strategic Challenges in the High-technology  Cables and  Systems Industry.
 Participants: Prof. Markus Venzin (SDA Bocconi) and Fabio Romeo (Head of Strategy at Prysmian)

 15:30 - 16: 30 – Keynote Speech #3
 Title: How to Stimulate Entrepreneurial Activity and Upscale it to a Separate Business
 Speaker: Prof. Bart Clarysse (Imperial College London)

 16:30 - 16:45 – Wrap-up & Conclusion

 

Speakers

Prof Joe Tidd, SPRU, University of Sussex

Title: Learn or Leverage? Corporate Ventures for Business Development

Author of the bestselling Managing Innovation book

Joe Tidd is a physicist with subsequent degrees in technology policy and business administration. He is Professor of technology and innovation management at SPRU, and visiting Professor at University College London, Cass Business School, Copenhagen Business School, and Rotterdam School of Management. Dr Tidd was previously Deputy Director of SPRU, and Head of the Management of Innovation group and Director of the Executive MBA Programme at Imperial College. (more…)

Prof Bart Clarysse, Imperial College London

Title: How to Stimulate Entrepreneurial Activity and Upscale it to a Separate Business

Author of The Smart Entrepreneur: How to Build for a Successful Business

Bart Clarysse holds the Chair in Entrepreneurship at Imperial College London Business School. Bart joined the Business School’s Entrepreneurship Hub in 2007 from Nottingham University business school and Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School where he taught innovation and technology management, entrepreneurial marketing and entrepreneurship. He is a founder of several high tech start-ups in businesses such as digital cinema, mobile internet and venture incubation. (more…)

Dr. Nino de Chirico, former CEO of Immucor

Title: Commodity Markets Don’t Exist

Dr. Nino de Chirico is the former CEO of Immucor Inc., the global leading company in providing automated instrument-reagent systems to the blood transfusion industry. He worked at Immucor from 1994 to 2012 as President & CEO, COO, and President Europe.

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Inaugural Workshop

  

Workshop flyer

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