Sustainable Innovation and Cleantech

The session will explore the importance of Sustainable Innovation and Cleantech within responsible management education and applied research.

The session covers the different forms of sustainable innovation, ranging from product to business model innovation and their impact on the development of the curriculum of business schools and teaching concepts as well as research activities and the transfer of knowledge between universities and industry. A further focus of this session is on the paradigm shift of the circular economy and the cradle-to-cradle-concept with their influence on thinking and acting in management.

This session is designed for input from academia and industry and intensive open discussion among participants to provide presenters with critical feedback.

Session Chair: Reinhard Altenburger

Workshop Introduction: Sustainable Innovation
Reinhard Altenburger
Prof. Dr., Professor Strategic Management & CSR, IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria


Christian Egger
MSc, MBA Swisscom AG

Albin Kälin
CEO EPEA Switzerland Gmbh

Teaching Sustainability and Innovation
Roman Mesicek
DI, Programme Director Environmental and Sustainability Management, IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria

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