SC-Research in the first ISPIM Innovation Symposium.
The first ISPIM (International Society for Professional Innovation
Management) Innovation Symposium - Managing Innovation in a Connected
World - was organized in Singapore on 14-17 December 2008 together
with Singapore Management University (SMU) and The Product Development
and Management Association (PDMA). The aim of Symposium was to stimulate
discussion between academics, business leaders, consultants and
other professional involved in innovation management. The Symposium
hosted more than 100 academic and practitioner presentations together
with interactive workshops and discussion panels. The best paper
awards was given to Swedish research team: Ashkan Pouya (Mälardalen
University, Sweden) and Saeid Esmaeilzadeh (Stockholm University):
’The Phantom Innovation – a launching pad for innovation
processes’, and to the South-Korean team: Junseouk Hwang,
Eungdo Kim and Seunghyn Kim (Seoul National University): ’Factors
affecting Open Technological Innovation in OSS companies in Korea’.
SCR participated Symposium by presenting two papers: Pirjo Yli-Viitala
& Jari Kuusisto: ’Collaborative R&D between service
provider and client firms´ and Juha Vänskä &
Jari Kuusisto: ’Service Productivity Challenges: an analysis
of three business service sectors’.
Other distinguished speakers include Mrs. Teng Soon Lang, Executive
Vice President and Head of the Group Quality & Process Innovation
Division (OCBC Bank Group); Dr. Johan de Heer (Thales Group); Mr.
Erik Goedhart, Vice President Global Business Development Aerospace
(Kuehne+Nagel); Mr. Bruce Burton (CEO Strategyn Asia Pacific); and
Prof. Mark Dodgson, Director of the Technology and Innovation Management
Centre (University of Queensland Business School).
More information: www.ispim.org/symposium