Archive Events 2011

Archive Events 2011

November / December 2011
  • 12 December - The Imperative for Innovation in Global Health
  • Seminar with Professor Anita McGahan, Rotman School of Management, on new business models for health
  • 25 November - UK~IRC Innovation Summit: Growing Through Innovation
  • The UK~IRC's annual one day conference is a chance to debate 'hot-topics' in innovation and share best practice.
  • 23 November - External Seminar Series - This seminar will be given by Niels Stieglitz, University of Southern Denmark
  • 09 November 2011 - External Seminar Series - This seminar was given by Benjamin Hallen, London Business School
  • 03 November - Managing Successful Business Model Innovation in Manufacturing
  • This event will present and discuss research examining the changing nature and competitiveness of manufacturing firms
October 2011
September 2011
July 2011
  • 26-27 July - IE&D Fellow's Programme An intensive two day course designed to inspire, inform and challenge Imperial academics, post docs and PhDs who, at some point in the future, may wish to commercialise their ideas.
  • 19 July - IE&D Business Plan Competition 5 teams from the Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Design cohort pitch their business plans to a panel of investors to compete for a £10,000 prize. The winner will be announced during a special prize-giving ceremony in the evening
  • 6 July - Digital Platforms: Industry Dynamics and Business Strategies. This non-technical talk from Annabelle Gawer will highlight the ways in which the emergence of platforms affects the nature of competition as well as the nature of innovation.
June 2011
May 2011
  • 24 May - Design London: The Story So Far and Vision for the Future The symposium brought together industry and education leaders to explore the importance of providing an interdisciplinary educational experience at graduate and postgraduate level, the contribution Design London has made to date the challenges and lessons learnt, and its vision for the future.
  • 24 May - Innovation and Economic Growth: Implications of Recession and Cutbacks The fourth event in the Best Practice in Innovation, Entrepreneurship in Design encounters series, chaired by Professor Jonathan Haskel, discussed future prospects for innovation-based growth and how  the recession and recent policy decisions affected these prospects.
  • 19 May - Computational Service Economies: Design and Applications Nick Jennings is Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Government. and an internationally-recognised authority in the areas of agent-based computing and intelligent systems. He has undertaken fundamental research on automated bargaining, auctions, markets, mechanism design, trust and reputation, coalition formation and decentralised control.
  • 17 May - Driving innovation at Merck Innovation Outreach Program Lecture Series presented by Sanjoy Ray, Director, Technology Innovation, Merck Research Laboratories. Sanjoy discussed how innovation has been used in a systematic fashion to leap across chasms at Merck.
April 2011
  • 12 April  - High Velocity Incubation: Combining Technology and Deep Customer Insight to Create High Growth New Ventures  The third event in the Best Practice in Innovation, Entrepreneurship in Design encounters series, chaired by Dr Nick Leon, discussed how well early-stage incubators transform technological innovations into new products or services and raise external capital to generate business returns.
  • 7th April  - Digital Economy Seminar: Where can we Anchor Trust? In this talk Ross Anderson gave an overview of security economics and apply it to a pressing problem: the root of trust in federated authentication. Ross argue d that there could be a quite surprising answer. He is not just one of the founders of security economics, but has also done pioneering work in technical areas from peer-to-peer systems through protocols to hardware security
  • 4-6 April  - FITT 4TP Workshop A 3-day training programme which helped TT officers to better manage the transfer of ICT inventions. The goal was to provide training about best practices on opportunity identification, IP management, HR management, value creation and networking & clustering. In addition, the programme aims to help TT officers to identify the best practices that are suited for their organisations and to develop a plan for the implementation of these practices
March 2011
January / February 2011