Workshops 2022-2023

Interactive corporate-only events hosted by leading global companies

Hosted workshops are designed to enable in-depth knowledge exchange and dialogue between attendees about innovation challenges of their interest and how to implement specific innovation practices in their firms.

Each workshop is attended by 160-200 innovation executives and includes:


Insightful presentations by executive speakers and industry experts


Immersive roundtable discussions on selected topics


Informal networking breaks to build connections

Hosted Workshops

Upcoming Events


Creating & Incubating New Digital Businesses Building Digital Business Models & Connected Services; Organizing for Digital Transformation; Creating New Businesses with Intrapreneurship (and Startups)

Speakers:
Holcim, Continental, Siemens, Bosch, Michelin, Henkel, Volvo Group

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HolcimNew Business Creation with 3D Printing – and Collaborating with Startups and Ecosystems
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Continental Incubating Digital Businesses and Collaborating with Startups
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Roundtable Discussion I

Bosch & SiemensLessons Learned in Incubating New Ventures – Leveraging Bosch’s Innovation Framework & Siemens’ Creativity Lab
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MichelinCreating a New Business Based on Data – Incubating the Venture, Pivoting, and Overcoming Challenges
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HenkelLessons Learned on Building Digital Business Models and Setting Up the Team
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Volvo GroupAdapting the Discovery-IncubationAcceleration Approach for New Business Creation – and Collaborating with Startups
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SchaefflerBringing Design Thinking, Data and AI Together – Fostering Collaboration and the Evolving Role of User Experience
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Fireside Chat, Plenary Sharing & Wrap Up

Drinks on the premises


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New Digital Businesses: Building Digital Business Models: from Discovery to Incubation and Acceleration • Ideating beyond the Core: Developing a Creativity Method to Understand the Problem Space • Developing a Simple Innovation Playbook after a Trial-And-Error Process • Creating New Businesses with 3D Printing: Learning by Doing with Scaled Trials • Collaborating with Startups at Speed • Overcoming Problems in New Business Creation after Successful Validation • Leveraging the Innovation Framework: from Strategic Framing to Incubation • Ensuring Successful Scaling: Developing Validation Criteria and a Digital Tool

Organizing for Digital Innovation: Setting up for New Business Creation: From Skillsets to Closed Loop Collaboration • Getting Senior Management Buy-in – and Involving Them beyond Stage-Gate Meetings • Assembling the Team: Leveraging Agile Principles to Enable Aligned Autonomy • Classifying Risks and Determining Appropriate Measures

Culture of Design Thinking, Agility & Experimentation Nurturing a Culture of Customer Orientation & Co-Creation; Scaling Agile; Leading & Managing for Agility; Creating a Climate of Experimentation & Tolerance for Failure

Speakers:
Holcim, Philips, Boehringer Ingelheim, Konica Minolta, GE, Siemens, Bosch

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HolcimLeveraging the Iterative Simplicity of Design Thinking, Lean, and Agile – and Learning from Startups
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Volvo GroupPainting the Future: Leveraging Design to Identify and Innovate Around Future Problems
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Roundtable Discussion I

Boehringer IngelheimAgile Journey: Focusing on the Mindset and Principles, Collaborating Across Silos, and Leveraging Design Thinking & Lean Startup
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Konica MinoltaThe Journey of Creating a CustomerCentered R&D Unit - Building Relationship Networks, Collaborating with Customers & Lessons Learned
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GEThe Best of Many Worlds: Combining Elements of Lean, Design Thinking, and Agile in the Digital Industry
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Siemens | BoschIntegrating Design Thinking, Lean and Agile – Learning and Failing Fast
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SchaefflerBringing Design Thinking, Data and AI Together – Fostering Collaboration and the Evolving Role of User Experience
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Fireside Chat, Plenary Sharing & Wrap Up

Drinks on the premises


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Agility & Design Thinking: Driving Agility: from Emphasizing Mindsets to Focusing on People Aspects and Experiences • Using Agile to Accelerate Collaboration across the Organization and Its Silos • Supporting Leaders and Teams in Becoming Agile: Positioning Autonomy as Interdependence • Leveraging Design Thinking for Venturing • Creating a Customer-Centric R&D Unit: Collaborating Internally and with Customers

Experimentation: Driving Agility: From Emphasizing Mindsets to Focusing on People Aspects and Experiences • Using Agile to Accelerate Collaboration across the Organization and Its Silos • Supporting Leaders and Teams in Becoming Agile: Positioning Autonomy as Interdependence • Leveraging Design Thinking for Venturing • Creating a Customer-Centric R&D Unit: Collaborating Internally and with Customers

Ambidexterity & Agility for Business Transformation Building Muscle for Business Model Innovation; Creating the Future while Nurturing the Core; The Role of Agility, Transformative Leaders, and Ambidextrous Managers; Empowering Serial Intrapreneurs; Collaborating with Startups and Customers

Speakers:
Shell, BSH Group, Siemens, Philips, Bosch

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ShellPowering Progress with an Ambidextrous Approach to Innovation
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Roundtable Discussion I

BSH GroupAgile Transformation Journey – Delivering for the Business and the People, Leveraging the Spotify Model and Lessons Learned
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SiemensIntrapreneurs Bootcamp: Developing Serial Intrapreneurs and a Culture of Innovation and Intrapreneurship/Corporate Entrepreneurship
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PhilipsThe Process, People, and Workspace for New Business Creation – Exploring New Areas & Partnering with Startups
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BoschAccelerating a New Venture in a Large Firm and Leveraging External Partners
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Panel & Plenary Sharing

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Ambidexterity & New Business Creation: Leveraging Ambidexterity to Develop New Technologies and Business Models • Building the Right Environment and Embedding a Startup Mindset for New Business Creation • Creating and Growing Serial Intrapreneurs at Scale • Building Internal Ventures: from Bypassing Legacy Processes to KPIs and Independence • Taking a Venture Board’s Perspective to Accelerate New Venture Validation • Leveraging External Collaboration for Joint Value Creation • Evolving the Startup Collaboration Approach and Integrating External Innovation • Enabling Closeness and Co-creation with Customers

Agility & Leadership: The Role of Ambidextrous Leadership in Delivering Transformational Strategy • Using the Spotify Model to Separate Content Leadership from People Development • Driving Agile: from Accelerating Delivery to Enabling Collaboration and Integrating Capabilities • Fostering Growth Mindset and a Transformation Culture of Innovation Leadership

Startups & Ecosystems for New Business Models Building Ecosystems for Transformative Innovation and Collaborating Effectively with Startups and Scaleups

Speakers:
Shell, Airbus, Enel, Volkswagen, SAP, Unilever

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ShellDeveloping an Open Campus Concept to Strengthen Collaboration and Innovation in the Energy Transition
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Roundtable Discussion I

AirbusBuilding a Disruptive Innovation Capability – Enabling Ambidexterity, Collaborating with Startups and Nurturing Culture
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EnelBecoming a Client for Startups: Lessons Learned in Successfully Collaborating with Startups
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VolkswagenBuilding a Startup Collaboration Hub in Tel Aviv – The Journey and Key Success Factors
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SAPCollaborating with Early-Stage Startups – What Works and What Doesn’t
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UnileverIdentifying the Right Startup Collaboration Model to Create Shared Value
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Panel & Plenary Sharing

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Startup Collaboration: The Pros and Cons of Startup Collaboration Models, and How to Identify the Right One • What Works in Startup Collaboration: from a Clear Focus to Enabling Scale • Launching a Venture Client Unit, and Ensuring Win-Win Collaboration • Leveraging an Interface to Provide the Right Kind of Support to Startups • Key Success Factors for Working with Early-Stage Startups • Building Long-Term Scalable Partnerships with Startups • Creating New Business Models with Startups • Integrating Startup Solutions into the Business

Startup Ecosystems: How to Build an Innovation Hub at Speed to Get Startups into the Fold • Engaging with Startup Ecosystems: from Setting Up to Involving the Right Stakeholders • Leveraging a Dedicated Campus for Business Model Creation with S

Startup Collaboration, Sustainability & Circularity Innovating for Circular & Sustainable Solutions and Business Models; Leveraging External Startups for New Business Creation and Circular Economy

Speakers:
Henkel, Signify, BASF, Bosch, Essity, Volkswagen

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HenkelStartup Collaboration – Integrating Startups, Building New Businesses, and Lessons Learned
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SignifyHow Signify is Doubling its Positive Impact on the Environment and on Society
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Roundtable Discussion I: 1) Find opportunities to Build Circularity into Product Design (moderated by Volkswagen); 2) Topics Of Choice

EssityEmbedding Innovation for Sustainability within Strategy & Operations - Organizing, Leveraging Experts, Measuring Impact & Collaborating with Partners
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BoschScaling the Venture Client Model Internally and Evaluating Startup Collaboration Impact
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Roundtable Discussion II: 1) Exercise on Collaboration Readiness (moderated by Bosch); 2) Topics Of Choice

BASFCreating Circular Business Models – Setting Up an Intrapreneurship Program and Collaborating with the Ecosystem and Startups
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Panel and Plenary Sharing


Culture of Collaboration & Customer Centricity Culture of Purpose for a Sustainable Future, of Internal & External Collaboration, and of Customer Driven Innovation

Speakers:
Henkel, Tetra Pak, BSH Group, Samsung, Philips

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HenkelThe Journey and Learnings of a Corporate-Startup Collaboration for Industry 4.0 – and Fostering the Right Culture and Leadership for Collaboration and Customer Centricity
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Tetra PakDriving Change: Amplifying Customer Voice, Enabling the Leaders to Empower People
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Roundtable Discussion I (exercise moderated by BASF)

BSH GroupLeveraging Active Listening to Build a Consumer Centric Innovation Culture
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SamsungTowards Life-Centered Design – Pushing Boundaries and Overcoming the Limits of Innovating for Human Centricity
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PhilipsTaking Customer Experience to the Next Level & Working Lean and Agile
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Panel & Plenary Sharing


Digital & Organizational Culture Transformation Building & Incubating New Digital Businesses; Implementing an Agile Mindset and Leadership Style; Rewiring the Organization & Culture for Digitalization & Incubation

Speakers:
Sky, LLoyds Banking Group, Lego, Johnson & Johnson, Boeing, Volvo Car Mobility

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Lloyds Banking GroupDoing Things Differently: Helping People Through Change, Creating a Safe Environment, and Fostering a Culture of Experimentation & Customer Orientation
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Johnson & JohnsonDriving Change from Both Ends: Winning Hearts and Educating Minds to Spur Hands into Action
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The LEGO GroupInvigorating Organizational Culture and Leading Through Play – Driving Innovation through Focused, Brave, and Curious Behaviours
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Volvo Car MobilitySetting Up a Standalone Development of the Edge Influencing the Core Business
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BoeingCulture for Digital Innovation and Startup Collaboration – Enabling Speed and Driving Agile Mindsets
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Customer Driven Innovation & Pipeline Management Managing the Innovation Pipeline; Making Balanced & Customer Oriented Innov. Portfolio Decisions; Leveraging Customer Insights and Market Experiments for Innovation

Speakers:
Sky, BP, Samsung, BSH Group, Fujistu, more tba

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SkyUsing Customer Insights to Fuel Innovation: Leveraging Diverse Frameworks
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BPFostering a Culture of Experimentation and Customer-Centric Innovation
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Roundtable Discussion I

SamsungTransforming for Compelling Customer Experience: Leveraging Consumer Insights to Effectuate Customer-Centric Culture
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BSH GroupTaking a Customer-Centric Approach to Developing a Novel Product: Playing the UX Blackjack
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Roundtable Discussion II

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FujitsuEmbedding Customer Experience within a B2B Organization: Building the Foundations and Lessons Learned
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Digital & Transformative Innovation – with Startups Creating New Digital Businesses and Transforming Core Offerings; Collaborating with Startups/Scaleups for R&D and Digital Innovation; Prototyping and Using Lean Startup

Speakers:
P&G, Bosch, BASF, Henkel, ABB

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P&GInQbet Building Digital and Physical Ecosystems, with Startup and SMEs and Learning via Pilots
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BASFBuilding Transformative Digital Ventures: Dos and Don’ts, Adjusting Strategy and Attracting Talent
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Roundtable Discussion I

Henkel dx VenturesThe Power of CVC: Why Investments and Partnerships Must Go Hand in Hand
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BoschDinosaur Meets Unicorn: Future-Proof Transformation through Startup Collaboration
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Roundtable Discussion II

ABBBuilding Digital Solutions with Startups and Testing New Business Models
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RocheBoosting Intrapreneurship in a Corporate Environment: Innovating for Digital and Partnering with the External Ecosystem
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New Business: Venture Building Dos and Don’Ts – and the Limits of Corporate “Unfair Advantage” • Testing New Digital Business Models: Learning with Customers and Building Mvps • Balancing Closeness and Distance from the Core for Digital Innovation • Leveraging the Digital Incubation Unit to Spur Cross-Company Innovation and Attract Talent

New Digital Businesses: Using the Learn-By-Pilot Startup Collaboration Approach • Managing Lean Transformation through Venture Clienting: Benefits and Business Impact • Leveraging Different Collaboration Vehicles for Incremental and Disruptive Innovation • Building the Collaboration Team and Overcoming Internal Bottlenecks • Key Success Factors in Business-Startup Collaboration: from Use Cases to Clear Commitments • Advancing the Collaboration past the Successful PoC • Setting Up a Campus to Enable Startups to Do Fast-Cycle Innovation • Managing Challenges in Each of the Phases of the Funnel • Partnering to Build a Startup Ecosystem: Using Matchmaking and Flash-Hacks

Circular Economy & Net Zero – with Open Innovation Innovating for Circularity, Lower Scope 3 Emissions & Water Use, and Sustainable Packaging; Using Ecosystems for Sustainability & Decarbonization, e.g. within EU’s Green Deal

Speakers:
P&G, Electrolux, Covestro, Dow, BASF, Signify

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P&GTowards Circular & Low-Emission Consumption Models through Systems Change: Insights and Challenges on Engaging Internally and Externally
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ElectroluxAdvancing on the Sustainability Journey: Consolidating Initiatives and Accelerating Deployment
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Roundtable Discussion I

CovestroBending the Linear System for Climate Neutrality: Transforming the Business, Exploring Opportunities and Partnering for Impact
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DowLeading the Transformation: an Integrated Strategy for Moving to a Low-Carbon and Circular Economy, Transforming the Portfolio, and Seizing Growth Opportunities
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BASFEnabling Circular Cycles in the Value Chain: Collaborating Externally and Leveraging Informal Communities
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SignifyRefurbishing Products and Building Services for Brighter Lives and a Better World
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Circular Economy: Driving Circular Models of Consumption: Managing Systems Change and Leveraging Opportunities • Exploring and Testing Circular Business Models • Changing the Company Culture and Enabling Cross-Functional Collaboration • Consolidating Sustainability Initiatives into a Strategic Portfolio of Initiatives • Translating the Decarbonization Strategy into Proof Points for Execution • Revalorizing Materials: Leveraging Renewable and Waste-Based Feedstocks • Delivering on Customer-Centric Sustainable Solutions – and Accelerating Deployment • Key Learnings on Engaging with Circularity on the Internal and External Fronts

Open Innovation: Taking a Structured Approach to Find the Right Partners for Sustainability • Engaging with the Value Chain – and Training Suppliers and Customers • Joining a Coalition of the Willing to Innovate and Scale Low Carbon Solution • Supporting Tech Startups in Bringing Sustainable Solutions to Global Markets

Strategic Foresight & Innovation Portfolio Guiding Innovation Portfolio Management and Strategy with Foresighting; Combining Foresight with Insights and Analytics to Understand & Anticipate Customer Needs

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Culture of Innovation, Transformation & Agility Transforming for the Future; Scaling an Agile & Experimenting Innovation Culture; Breaking Down Silos; Creating a Culture of Trust, Inclusion, and Psychological Safety

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Connected Digital Services and Business Models Creating Digital Services & Business Models; Leveraging Smart & Connected Products; Going Beyond Products to Services; Organizing for Digital Transformation

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Engaging Employees & Ecosystems in Sustainability Reducing Waste and Building Sustainable Solutions and Circular Business Models; Engaging Employees and Working Across Silos; Co-Creating with Partners & Ecosystems

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Internal & External Startups for New Business Creation Supporting Intrapreneurs and Leveraging External Startups to Build New Business Models

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Internal Startups and Intrapreneurs: getting the right people on board, encouraging new ideas and startups from within, nurturing an innovation culture where intrapreneurs can create startups, getting business units to invest in ideas and startups, assessing the readiness of startups to transition to operating units, and building a gamechanging innovation proficiency.

Collaborating with External Startups for Growth: attracting and leveraging startups, collaborating with them, partnering with incubators & accelerators, adapting processes to the speed of startups, forming & scaling partnerships, and following the venture market.

Digital Transformation & Technology Trends Mastering Digital Innovation with IoT & AI and Transforming the Organization

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Digital Transformation: building digital business models and platforms, leveraging digital to create new services, changing customer relationships, rethinking value chains, and creating smart and connected products that leverage IoT and enable new value propositions.

Organizational Transformation: creating an organizational capability for digital business model innovation, setting up a digital incubation unit and balancing centralization vs business unit ownership.

Circularity 2.0, Net Zero & Ecosystems Advancing Best Practices for Sustainability & Circularity; Engaging Employees and Working Across Silos; Collaborating with Partners, Startups, and Ecosystems

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Digital Business Model Innovation & Agility Creating & Incubating New Businesses; Digital Innovation & Business Models; Lean & Agile Organization and Culture for Digital Transformation and New Business Creation

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Digital Tech & Connected Services for Sustainability IoT & AI for Connected Products, Services, and Subscription Models; Digital Tech for Sustainable Products & Supply Chains; Dematerializing Consumption, Production, Distribution

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Sustainability & Customer Centric Innovation Creating Sustainable Business Models; Co-Creating with Customers; Ensuring Customer Value and Sustainability Go Hand-in-Hand; Building Org Capabilities for Renewal

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Emerging Technologies & Foresighting Leveraging AI, AR, QC, Robotics; Doing Technology Trend Research; Applying Foresighting Techniques to Inform Innovation – and Translating Trends into Action

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Culture of Agility & Customer Centricity Scaling Agile Principles & Mindset Beyond Software; Iterating with Customers for Innovation; Instilling Servant Leadership; Nurturing a Customer Oriented Culture

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Digital Technologies & Startup Partnerships Embracing Digital Transformation and Emerging Technologies (e.g. AI, IoT, and Blockchain) for Innovation & Growth – and Collaborating with Digital Startups

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Culture of Transformation, Resilience & Collaboration Engaging & Empowering the Workforce for Innovation & Digitalization, Breaking Down Silos, and Using Innovation for Resilience to External Shocks

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People, Culture & Leadership for Digital Transformation Implementing an Agile Culture for a Digital World, Enabling People and Talent to Thrive, Training Leaders, and Adopting a Mindset of Fail, Learn, and Trust

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SiemensThe Internet of Humans: Why People Matter in IoT Transformations
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Roundtable Discussion I: Insights and challenges on people, culture, leadership, and agility for digital transformation

AirbusBuilding Digital Businesses: Lessons Learned on Culture and People Competencies Required for Success
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CovestroA Digital Transformation Journey: How to Enter a Completely New Area within a Conservative Industry
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Volvo CarsDriving Agile Transformation with Behavior Change and Early Adopters
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Roundtable Discussion II: 1) Tools & Games for Ideation and Innovation in Teams (moderated by Adidas); 2) Selection of topics

WärtsiläDriving Digital Transformation through Culture – and Implications for Leadership
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People, Culture and Leadership for Digital Transformation: Creating a Smart Technology Culture with Five Dimensions • Scaling the IoT Transformation by Focusing on the Role of People • Training Senior Leaders to Enable Them to Become Supporters of the Digital Transformation • Developing Leadership Models by Identifying Core Traits & Business-Specific Skillsets • Starting the Transformation with a Core Group of Enthusiasts and Senior Leaders – and Then Consolidating • Leveraging Grassroots Initiatives & Consolidating to Formulate and Implement Strategy • Changing Rules and Removing Rigidities to Enable Talent to Thrive • Building the Right Digital and Business Capabilities & Initiating the Right Digital Projects • Building Digital Businesses – from Platforms to Solutions and Monetizing Assets

Implementing Agile for Digital Transformation: Building the “Fail, Learn and Trust” Environment for Innovation • Fostering Adoption of Agile by Changing Behaviors & Getting Leadership on Board • Managing the Interface Between Agile and Non-Agile Teams • Driving Change by Working with Early Adopters to Reach Critical Mass

From Technology Prototype to Scaling Business Scaling (Digital) Technologies from PoC and Creating Digital Services and New Business Models

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Creating New Businesses and Digital Services: Developing and Incubating New Digital & Service-Based Businesses • Setting Up an Incubator to Drive Change and Prepare the Organization for the Future • Overcoming Organizational Challenges to Accelerating Digital Innovation • Involving Employees in Entrepreneurial Activities – from Bottom-Up to Top-Down Initiatives • Evaluating Business and Technology Readiness for a Clear Path Forward • Leveraging Tools for Digital Innovation and Servitization - from Innovation Story Canvas to Where to Play • Getting the Sales Department on Board with Digital Services • Tailoring the Approach to Projects Based on Topics and Proximity to the Core • Leveraging Machine Learning to Generate Data Streams and Develop APIs

Scaling New Businesses: Involving the Right People & Getting Leadership Support • Managing Adoption Challenges to Ensure Success • Measuring Progress & Making Evidence-Based Decisions • Focusing on Real User Problems – Learning & Iterating • Enabling a Continuous Loop of Creating PoCs – Accelerating and Rolling Out

Organizing for Circularity & Sustainability Rethinking Value Streams for Circularity; Engaging Employees across the Firm; Balancing Central Expertise with Business Unit Engagement; Defining KPIs for Sustainability

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Internal Ventures & External Startups and Partnerships Creating and Incubating Internal Startups; Collaborating with External Startups, Universities & Ecosystems; Scaling Disruptive Technologies and New Business Models

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Business Model Innovation & Agile Organization Creating New (Digital) Business Models and Building an Agile Organization and Culture for the Age of Digitalization and Uncertainty

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Business Model Innovation: innovating beyond the core, finding & validating new business models, encouraging new ideas and startups from within.

Agile Organization and Culture: large-scale agile transformation in a multinational company, becoming fast and adaptive to compete in the Chinese context and ecosystem, supporting leaders in making the shift to an agile mindset, and spreading agile culture through storytelling and agility coaches.

Innovation & Ecosystems for Sustainability & Circularity Creating Value with Innovation for Sustainability and Circular Business Models – and Leveraging Ecosystems for Innovation

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Innovation for Sustainability and Circularity: integrating sustainability and circularity in product innovation, creating value with circular business models, integrating circular economy perspective into the organization’s strategy, developing a circular portfolio based on market insights & sustainability trends.

The Role of Ecosystems: partnering up with ecosystems to scale sustainable innovations, in-boarding externally developed solutions, using ecosystems to source knowledge and technology, building alliances and ecosystems to enable circularity.

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Innovation & Digitalization for Sustainability Creating Sustainable Offerings and Circular Business Models; Setting Up Ecosystems for Circularity; Leveraging Digital Innovations for Sustainable Solutions, Production and Logistics

Speakers:
Orange, Bosch, Evonik, Hitachi, Enel

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OrangeLeveraging Energy Constraints in the Telco Domain – from Constraints to Opportunities
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OrangeLeveraging Digital for Sustainability – the Framework, Collaboration Approach, and Lessons Learned
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Roundtable Discussion I: Insights and challenges

BoschThe Circular Economy Journey
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Hitachi Incubating Circular Business Models – Building Capabilities and Co-Creating with Partners
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Roundtable Discussion II: Topics of choice

EvonikTransitioning Towards Circularity – Engaging with the Ecosystem, Driving Internal Engagement, and Leveraging Digital
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EnelBuilding Sustainable Solutions – Creating Shared Value with Digital and Open Innovability®
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What Works and What Doesn’t in Creating Sustainable Offers • Leveraging AI and IoT to Innovate for Sustainability • Developing a Framework to Achieve Net Zero and Build a Green Portfolio • Taking a Systems-Led Innovation Approach • Key Success Factors to Building a Circular Business Model that Fulfils Customer Needs • Developing Capabilities for Service-Based Circular Business Models • Shifting to Lifecycle Management and New Pricing Models • Taking a Phased and Market-Led Approach to Incubating Circular Business Models • Collaborating and Co-innovating with Suppliers and Customers at Speed • Building and Enabling a Circular Ecosystem • Organizing for Circularity and Integrating Initiatives to Drive Scale • Supporting Business Units and Building a Movement to Transition to Circularity

Connected Products, Services & Machines with IoT & AI Creating New Business Models with Smart Products and Services; Leveraging AI, IoT, Connectivity, and Industry 4.0 for Innovation, Smart Production, and Supply Chains

Speakers:
Orange, Siemens, Airbus, Carrier Refrigeration, Ericsson

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OrangeBuilding Solutions for Industry 4.0 – Lessons Learned in Leveraging AI and IoT to Create a Positive Impact
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Carrier RefrigerationKey Learnings on Building Digital Business Models and Leveraging IoT
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Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of Special Interest

SiemensThe Journey of Innovating with AI, IoT and Connectivity – Approaches and Lessons Learned
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AirbusImplementing IoT and AI Inside the Aircraft: Specific Constraints in Aviation and the Value of the Ecosystem
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Kellog'sCreating Connected Packaging – from Starting Small to Building a Systemic Approach
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Connected Products & Smart Services: Developing Smart & Connected Solutions: from Organizing to Engaging People from the Get-Go • Taking a Tech-First Approach to Create Connected Business Models for Today and Tomorrow • Building Teams with Diverse Profiles: And Balancing Team Autonomy with Corporate Strategy • Leveraging Lean Startup to Innovate for Disruption at Speed: Approach and Bedrocks of Success • Balancing Starting Small with Thinking Big to Fail and Scale Fast • Fusing Imagination with a Structured Think-Build-Run Approach to Build Impactful Solutions • Engaging with End-Users to Accelerate Innovation • Recruiting Entrepreneurial People Externally and Upskilling Internally • Collaborating with Partners: Building and Supporting a Consortium for Smart Solutions

Artificial Intelligence: How to Avoid Failing with AI Projects: from Problem-First to Data to Stakeholder Management • Building AI Solutions from Poc to Multi-Use Application • Managing the Journey of Implementation and Interaction with AI Solutions

Transformation for Circularity & Sustainability Rethinking Companies & Ecosystems for Circularity; Innovating for Sustainability & Net Zero; Building Circular Business Models; Leading for Change

Speakers:
P&G, Stora Enso, Mastercard, Volvo Cars, Alfa Laval, Schneider Electric, Lund University

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Lund UniversitySurviving Turbulence and Producing Stability in Sustainability Transitions
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P&GTowards Circular Consumption Models & Creating a Systems Change – Insights and Challenges on Engaging Internally and Externally
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Roundtable Discussion I: Insights and challenges

Schneider ElectricSeizing Opportunities in a Circular Economy
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Stora EnsoKey Success Factors for Engaging with the Ecosystem on Circular Initiatives
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Alfa LavalDriving Change for Sustainability: Engaging the Organization and Building True Partnerships
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Roundtable Discussion II: Choice between: 1) Co-creating Visions, Solutions and Stories for a People and Planet Positive Future, exercise moderated by IKEA; 2) Topics of choice

Volvo CarsThe Bumps on the Circular Road: Changing Customer Behavior and the Complexity of Measuring Resource Use
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MastercardBuilding a Platform for Carbon Emissions – Bringing Diverse Players Together and Orchestrating the Ecosystem
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Transformation & Innovation for Sustainability: Organizing for Sustainability: Setting Strategic Goals and Ownership to Drive Scale • Leveraging Moon-Shot Project to Inspire & Inform Innovation • Creating Internal Incubation Challenges and Turning Profitability Challenges into Opportunities • Building Circular Business Models: And Transitioning to Everything as a Service • Accelerating Capability Development for Circularity and Carbon-Neutrality • Enabling Circular Loops: Bridging Upstream and Downstream Initiatives and Targets • Shifting Towards Circular Models of Consumption and Managing the Systems Change • Raising Customer Demand: Bridging the Gap between Customer Aspirations and Action • Measuring Progress Towards Circularity and Net-Zero

Ecosystems: Innovating with Suppliers: from Identifying the Right Partners to Enabling Scale • Engaging with the Ecosystem for the Long Run: From Set-up to Maintaining Momentum • Orchestrating the Ecosystem: Building Trust with a Neutral Platform

Innovation Partnerships & Culture for Co-Creation Setting up and Managing Co-Creation with Startups, Customers, Suppliers, and Industrial Partners; Moving from a Culture of Not-Invented-Here to One of Proudly-Found-Elsewhere

Speakers:
Tetra Pak, Volvo Group, P&G, H&M Group, Philips, Johnson&Johnson, Arla Foods, Klabin

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Tetra PakCollaborative Innovation Ecosystem to Tackle Sustainability Challenges
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Volvo GroupInnovating with Startups – Building Foundations for Win-Win Collaboration and Co-Creation
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Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of Special Interest

P&GProudly Created Together – Lessons Learned on Leveraging Open Innovation and Collaborating with Startups
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H&M GroupCollaborating with Startups – Testing Ideas Quickly and Managing the Handover Process Well
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Arla FoodsHow to Transform Collaborations into Business Value
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Volvo Group | P&G | H&M | Arla Foods Panel • Collaborating with Startups: Challenges and Lessons Learned
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KlabinClosing Sustainability Gaps – Reducing Carbon Footprint and Leveraging Open
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Klabin, Tetra PakFireside Chat
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Roundtable Discussion II: Collaborative marketplace

PhilipsCollaborating and Co-Creating with Partners and Customers – What Works and What Doesn’t
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Johnson & JohnsonLeveraging Open Innovation – Collaborating with Suppliers, Running Design Sprints, and Overcoming Not-Invented-Here
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Wrap Up

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Abstract

Partnerships: Building and scaling supply chain partnerships at eye-level: and de-risking projects • Using new partnership models: from IPR-sharing to licensing and manufacturing • Enabling multi-party teams to move quickly with discipline • Leveraging three-level collaboration governance to align across all levels • Co-creating with customers: from exploring needs to defining a roadmap in tandem

Startups: Teaming up with startups: from selecting startups to adapting processes to fit their needs • Enabling fast collaboration and industry impact • Building foundations for long-term success • Getting strong buy-in from the business for smooth handover

Culture: Launching Proudly Created Together program • Building synergies internally and consolidating collaboration initiatives • Extracting and implementing learnings to evolve the open innovation approach