Innovation In Europe


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Innovation usually starts with a need - so nnedfinder and solution provider become the basis of an innovator or innovative team. Have a look about some unkowns female innovators ... Impuls speech for the EWMD conference in Lisbon in Nov. 2008

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Innovation In Europe

  1. 1. Innovation in Europe Presented at 24th EWMD International Conference 8. November 2008 in Lisbon By Claudia Schmitz President EWMD International ev
  2. 2. Innovation The first ideas and networking Marion Diehr Waltraut Ritter Brigtte Ott-Goebel Teresa Correia de Lacerda Claudia Schmitz
  3. 3. EWMD Corporate Members
  4. 4. Innovation Economic view : Institutional creative destruction Josef Schumpeter 1934 Schumpeterian view of capitalism as an engine of progressive change.
  5. 5. Lisbon Strategy 2000 In 2000, the "Lisbon Strategy" aims at making the EU the "most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy in the world by 2010, capable of sustainable growth, with more and better jobs and greater social cohesion”. 2001 the Göteborg European Council decided to merge Lisbon with a Sustainable Development strategy and acknowledged the three complementary pillars of the Lisbon Strategy: The economic, the social and the environmental pillar.
  6. 6. Goals changed Europe to become the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy in the world by 2010, capable of sustainable growth Europe needs Innovation and patents Europe needs High Tech and Innovation
  7. 7. Innovation in Production
  8. 8. Innovators
  9. 9. constructivism Innovation is what you believe it is ….. Thesis: Innovation is driven by need It is a gut-feeling that creates passion
  10. 10. Activists 1960 Enovid Margaret Sanger, New York Trio Margaret Higgens-Sanger Katharine Dexter McCormick Gregory Pincus
  11. 11. Innovators Marion Donovan Housewife New York Patent 1951 Nappies
  12. 12. Josephine Cochrane Cochrane Dishwasher patent in 1886 In 1893, Cochrane presented her machine at the Chicago World's Fair, where she won an award for its design and durability. Cochrane's company became KitchenAid, part of the Whirlpool Corporation.
  13. 13. Technology for Mobile Phones Bluetooth WLANs UMTS Hedy Lamarr Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum
  14. 14. Innovation of Systems
  15. 15. Innovation in the process Production System of Toyota
  16. 16. Innovation of Global Systems
  17. 17. Great System Thinker‘s • In the 1970s Stafford Beer identifies self-organization in persisting and living systems. In 1972 Chemist Donella Meadows was on the MIT team that produced the global computer model „World3“ for the Club of Rome and wrote the book Limits to Growth. • In 1984 Sociologist Niklas Luhmann published the social theory with the concept of self-referentiality of self- organization.
  18. 18. Complexity is blocking minds
  19. 19. Attention > Information > Memory > Decision This theory was formulated in the 1880s for door-to-door salesman Decision making can be regarded as an outcome of mental processes (cognitive process) leading to the selection of a course of action among several alternatives. Humans are social living systems – the trigger is also group dynamic
  20. 20. Innovation in Systems Lisbon Protocol Knowledge Society Sustainability 2010 It-Internet Networks of users CO2 Emission Certificates Innovation Kyoto Protocol Community in Europe Development Engergy prices Flow of money Finance crisis Biotech – Nano Bionik
  21. 21. Global Finance Systems
  22. 22. Responsibility Study of Richard Sennett, Sociologist in US about the It is the system behaviour of the Wall Street Bankers. He gets the Gerda-Henkel- It is the system Award next Monday in Düsseldorf I report to the system I am part of the system
  23. 23. Innovation in Management Gary Hamel „The Future of Management“ Build a company that gets the best out of your people !
  24. 24. Leadership European Style? Qualities Western Eastern and skills Humility tradition tradition Tribal traditions Integrity and John Adair, UK moral soundness
  25. 25. Why do we need Innovation?
  26. 26. The 4 Pillars of the conference Social Innovation Technical Innovation Innovation in Leadership Innovation in Emerging Markets
  27. 27. Science - Bionics
  28. 28. Emerging Markets
  29. 29. IT – Networks - Internet
  30. 30. Community
  31. 31. Conference Sponsors
  32. 32. Innovation in Europe Conference Concept: Claudia Schmitz, Germany Teresa Correia de Lacerda, Portugal Contact: Via web: