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NVWN short presentation


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NVWN short presentation

  1. 1. 3D-ing: Entrepreneurship and Innovation through Virtual Worlds Nordic VW Network <ul><li>October 2010 </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>#NVWN </li></ul>
  2. 2. Which professions and industries will not be revolutionized?
  3. 3. From the mobility of goods to the mobility of financial capital to … ...the “mobility” of labor? Teigland 2010
  4. 4. Overarching Project Objectives <ul><ul><li>To explore how entrepreneurs and SMEs globally use and could use VWs to improve competitiveness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To create a Virtual Center for VW Entrepreneurship & Innovation </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. NVWN <ul><li>Project Team of 9 Partners </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interdisciplinary: Communication, Design, Economic Geography, Entrepreneurship, Information Technology, Innovation, Strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, USA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interorganizational: Academia, Industry, Public Sector </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Timing: March 2010 to February 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Total budget approx. USD 1 mln </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nordic Innovation Center: USD 500,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Co-financing by partners: USD 500,000 </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. An international and interdisciplinary team <ul><li>Sweden </li></ul><ul><li>Stockholm School of Economics, Center for Strategy and Competitiveness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate Professor Robin Teigland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assistant Professor Göran Lindquist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Associate Eilif Trondsen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Assistant Serdar Temiz </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stockholm University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PhD student Hanna von Schantz </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PhD student Elia Giovacchini </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Uppsala Univ, CIND - Centre for Research on Innovation and Industrial Dynamics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professor Dominic Power </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MindArk AB </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Christian Björkman, Chief Marketing Officer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Per Jonasson, Director of Special Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Silver Design AB </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ulf Berlin, CEO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Patrick Geuder </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Denmark </li></ul><ul><li>Roskilde Univ, Dept of Comm, Business and Info Technologies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professor Sisse Siggaard Jensen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assistant Professor Lisbeth Fr Ø lunde </li></ul></ul><ul><li>F inland </li></ul><ul><li>Univ of Turku, Institutions and Social Mechanisms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professor Antti Ainamo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Titiana -Petra Moldovan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TEKES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Development Manager Riku Mäkelä </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Iceland </li></ul><ul><li>Icelandic Academy of Arts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Director Fashion Dept Linda Björg Arnadottir </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Norway </li></ul><ul><li>Univ of Agder, Center for Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professor Jan Inge Jenssen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PhD Student Björn-Tore Flåten </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PhD Student Ahmad Alaraj </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. 5 evolving project areas <ul><li>Next practices in entrepreneurship through virtual worlds </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation by virtual world platform providers </li></ul><ul><li>The future of virtual worlds </li></ul><ul><li>Postcards from the Metaverse edited book </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual center for entrepreneurship </li></ul>
  8. 8. NVWN Research areas Entrepreneurship Innovation Virtual world Physical world
  9. 9. Postcards from the Metaverse <ul><ul><li>An e-book with leading-edge voices from diverse backgrounds on how they imagine the future immersive internet will shape or misshape society, politics, and the economy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collection of short thought-provoking pieces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CFP to be sent out shortly </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Virtual center for entrepreneurship <ul><ul><li>“ Under construction” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All ideas welcome! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hope for strong Nordic, but also broader European and non-European participation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge sharing, including &quot;lessons learned&quot; by practitioners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovation and experimentation </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Join us in unveiling the 3 rd Industrial Revolution!
  12. 12. Thanks and see you in world! Karinda Rhode aka Robin Teigland [email_address] Photo: Lindholm, Metro
  13. 13. 7 Work Packages March 1 St 2010 - February 29 th 2012 Work Package WP Title WP Coordinating Organization WP Supporting Academic Organization WP Advisor Organization WP 1 Nordic VW Network SSE Roskilde WP 2 Best Practices in VW Innovation Univ of Turku Iceland Academy of Arts TEKES Silver WP 3 Best Practices in VW Entrepreneurship Roskilde Agder MindArk WP 4 Future of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in VWs SSE Roskilde TEKES WP 5 Virtual Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Agder SSE TEKES WP 6 Communication Uppsala Univ of Turku WP 7 Project Administration SSE Uppsala